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… Santa cruz Trail …

4 Days / 3 nights

Thank to this trek, you will discover the Andes landscapes, the amazing white mountains chain in the middle of the Huascarán National Park, listed at UNESCO World Heritage.
You will discover a hudge wildlife variety, beautifull lagunas and amazing waterfalls.

Day 1 / Huaraz, Cashapampa, Llamacorral

Departure from Huaraz to the village of Cashapampa, located at 2 900 m high, starting point of the trek. You will begin your walk in the middle of eucalyptus trees to reach La Quebrada Santa Cruz. After the Santa Cruz river, you will be in the midde of the bush. We will set a camp in Llamacorral, 3 760 m high, amazing place along the river.
Walk duration : About 5 hours.
Level difference : + 860 m.

Day 2 / Lamacorral, Taullipampa

Great day, with waterfalls and lakes. You will cross the Ichiccocha Laguna, the Jatuncocha Laguna, before crossing the river to reach La Quebrada Arteson, a beautifull valley, and walk to the camp in Taullipampa, at 4 250 m high, located in front of the Nevado Taullijaru glacier (5 830 m high).
Walk duration : Around 7 hours
Level difference : + 490 m.

Day 3 / Taullipampa, Punta Union, Huaripampa

You will be the middle of 3 glaciers at 6 000 m high. After a moment to enjoy this view we wil reach the Taullicocha lake, and then the Punta Union pass (4 750 m high). Then walk to Quebrada Huaripampa, where we can find the Morococha laguna. From the lake, we will walk down to a canyon to arrive at our camp in Huaripampa at 3900 m high.
Walk duration : Around 8 hours
Level difference : + 500 / – 860 m.

Day 4 / Huaripampa, Vaqueria, Huaraz

We will follow the Huaripampa river to the village, where you will be surprised by the Quechua’s traditional roofs. Then, still following the river, we will walk down to Vaqueria at 3 700 m high, the end of the trek. Road back to Huaraz by coach at 3000 m high.
Walk duration : Around 4 hours.
Level difference : -200 m.


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Includes :

  • 3 nights in extra light Himalayan tent, 4.5kg.
  • Ground carpet.
  • A plumbing tent.
  • First aids equipements, oxygen, ropes.
  • High mountain guide.
  • Cook, assistant.
  • Luggage holders up to 8 kg per personne.
  • All the meals from day 1 to day 3.
  • Entries in all the sites, museums and natural parks as mentionned in the program.
  • All the transport in private car.

Doesn’t includes :

  • The sleeping bag (rental upon request).
  • The meals no written in th program.
  • The drinks and persona expenses.
  • Eveything that is not written as included.
  • Any King of insurances.
  • The bank fees.

Evasion Pérou is at your entire disposal for any further information.