Lake Chinancocha, at Llanganuco's valley
Pick up at your hotel in lima to take the bus to Huaraz that departs at 10.30pm. After 8 hours of bus riding we pick you up at the Bus station (you will arrive at 6.00am) and transfer to the hotel to take your breakfast.
Day 01: Llanganuco's lake & Callejon de Huaylas.
After breakfast, we will cross the Northern part of the Valley of the River Santa located between the Cordillera Blanca White and the Cordillera Negra Black Mountain Ranges, where we will pass through towns and cities like: Carhuaz, Mancos and Yungay. We will appreciate most important snowy peaks of the Cordillera Blanca - White Mountain Range like the Huascaran (6768 ms), Huandoy (6356 ms) and Hualcan (6162 ms). From Yungay we will ascend to the Cordillera Blanca - White Mountain Range to visit the Llanganuco Gorge, protected by the National Park Huascaran, where we will appreciate the beautiful lakes: Chinacocha and Orconcocha.
Overnight at the Hotel in Huaraz
Chavin de Huantar arqueological site
Day 02: Chavin de Huantar "Arqueological complex".
8 - 9 hours aprox.
After breakfast, we will make the excursion to the Temple of Chavin de Huantar at 3500 m.a.s.l., being this one of the oldest civilizations of America, In this place we will be able to appreciate the impressive Lanzon Monolithic, the Gallery of the Labyrinths, the Choquechinchay Stone, the Stone Heads, the Ceremonial Plazas, the Gate of the Falcons and the Lanzón. During the route we will visit mining Towns, the Lagoon of Queracocha. Also, the Tunnel of Cahuish, that crosses the Cordillera Blanca - White Mountain Range, uniting the Callejón de Huaylas Valley with the Callejón de Conchucos Valley. Return to the hotel.
Overnight at the Hotel in Huaraz
Pastoruri glacier at 5000 masl, Cordillera Blanca
Day 03: Pastoruri glacier & the Puya Raymondi.
7 - 8 hours
After breakfast begins our adventure tourist circuit located 106 kilometers from Huaraz at an altitude of 5240 meters., is partly the direction of the South and the sketch will know the formation of lagoons, glaciers, exotic plants such as the Puya Raimondi, spring water tiger eye .
We will board our bus to go to south side Huaraz pass through small typical villages Recuay to 3400 meters, Ticapampa 3470 m, 3640 m Catac and the small village of Pachacoto to 3700m, from this point leave the road and continue along the east side surrounded by lots of brush, begin to enjoy the beautiful scenery combined with the blue sky and the dark green of the hills and the distance the snowy peaks of the mountains combined with the landscape, the first tourist will appreciate Patococha Lake, then arrive at the National Park where we find water Pumapampa, a few miles from this point will stop at a colorful little lake called Pumapashimin color-changing solar radiation. At the same time we will be near the great Bromeliadis called Puya Raimondi. The highest exponent of the high Andean flora, a single inflorescence in the world for their height, which can reach 12 feet, and his lifetime that borders 100 years, continue up the road toward the glacier at 5000 m Pastoruri , to finally arrive and see the Nevado Pastoruri 5240m., and all its beauty, here you can see ice caves and ice candles which can be accessed after a short walk or ride from the parking area for cars and buses.
Today is prohibited Pastoruri snowy ascent, we can only observe it close and then return to Huaraz for overnight.
At the end return to Huaraz and in time to catch your return bus to Lima (Bus fare included) that departs at 10.30pm and arrives Lima at 6.00am next day.