Alpamayo Full Loop Short version SUMMARY: Following ancient pre Inca paths is an appropriate way to reach mount Alpamayo, world’s most beautiful mountain. Plenty of archaeological sites and scenic mountain and lake country traversed en route.
AVAILABILITY: All year round BEST TIME: May to October DURATION: 8 days DIFFICULTY: Difficult MAX: ALTITUDE: 4860 m ELEVATION: 2900 to 4860 meters WALKING DISTANCE: +/-90 km INCLUDES: Ground transportation to/from trail heads, Guide, Cook, Mule driver and pack animals, your tent, group tent, toilet tent, full-board meals while hiking, table, chairs, sleeping pads. NOT INCLUDED: Park entry fee S/65.00
ITINERARY (suggested): D1. Transfer Caraz – Cashapampa, hike to Ichic Cocha Lake D2. Taullipampa, Punta Union pass 4750 m, Tuctubampa D3. Alto Pucaraju pass 4360 m, Huecrucocha Lake D4. Tupa Tupa pass 4360 m, hike to Jankapampa D5. Pucahirca pass 4610 m, hike to Huillcapampa D6. Mesapata pass, Caracara pass 4850 m, Jankarurish – Pyramid Alpamayo Camp D7. Vientuna pass 4770 m, Osoruri camp D8. Cullicocha pass 4860 m, Cullicocha Lake, Huishcash, Hualcayan, transfer back to Caraz