• Maximun altitude: 6768 m. (Huascaran south summit).
  • Difficulty: Difficult.
  • Duration: 6 days / 5 nights.
  • Preferred time: May – September.
  • Location: Cordillera Blanca.
  • Average temperature: Between 13° C – 23° C during the day/ at night -05°C to – 02°C on the top – 10°C.


Private: S/ 18000 soles (Max. 3 people)
Group 3-6 people: S/ 9000 soles per person
Group 7-14 people: S/ 7000 soles per person

Entrance Fee:

150 soles/ per person (National Park prices)

DAY 1: Huaraz at (3100m) – Mancos village at (2528m) – Musho village at (3005m) – Huascaran base camp at (4200m). (Driving time: 2 hours / walk time: 4 hours (walk up).

Departure from Huaraz will be at 7:00 am. We will take a transfer bus northwards to Mancos, and then follow a dirt road to the village of Musho (3,005m). In Musho we will meet the donkey drivers and donkeys, who will carry our climbing gear up to the Huascaran base camp at 4,200m.

DAY 2: Huascaran base camp at (4200m) – Moraine camp at (4850m). (Climbing time: 3 hours (walk up).

On the second day we will have breakfast around 8.00am. Following his we will prepare our climbing gear and start the hike up to the moraine. When we reach the moraine camp, at 4,850m, we will have lunch and then relax for the afternoon.

DAY 3: Moraine camp at (4850m) – high camp at (5350m). (Climbing time: 5 hours (ascent).

After an early breakfast we will move on a rocky path until we reach the glacier edge. We will then traverse until reach the high camp at 5,350m.

DAY 4: High camp at (5350m) – Second high camp at (6010m). (Climbing time: 4 hours (ascent).

After our breakfast we will start climbing up toward the col. This involves passing a site which is notorious for avalanche risk. That night will be spent at the second Huascaran high camp.

DAY 5: Second high camp at (6010m) – Huascaran south summit peak at (6768m) – Second high camp at (6010m) – high camp at (5350m) – Moraine camp at (4850m). (Climbing time: 16 hours (ascent & descent).

On the 5th day we will have breakfast very early, at 12:00 am. We will then start walking up on switchbacks, with some very steep sections. After 7 hours climbing  we will reach the south summit at 6768m, from the summit we will have a breath-taking view to the cordillera Blanca. We descend on the same route, using rappels for the most difficult parts until, we reach our camp.  Then we continue descending until the moraine camp site where we will spend the night.

DAY 6: Moraine camp at (4850m) – Musho at (3050m) – Huaraz. (Climbing time: 5 hours (descent).

After our breakfast at 8:00am we will pick up our climbing gear to take back to base camp. At base camp, the donkey driver will be waiting for us to load our climb gear, which they will carry until Musho village. From Musho, our private transport will take us back to Huaraz.

  • 3 Meals per day + 2 snacks.
  • Breakfast: omelet, pancake, fruit salad, serial, scrambled eggs coffee, tea, milk, chocolate, butter, jam, cheese
  • Snack: fresh fruit, chocolates, crackers, cookies, sweets drinks.
  • Lunch: salads, soups, rice, chicken, coca tea.
  • Tea time: different hot drinking’s, coffee, tea, milk, chocolate, crackers, popcorn, pizza, and tequeños.
  • Dinner: different kind of soups, salads, main courses, pasta, chicken, trout, beef, vegetarian food, dessert, hot red wine.
  • Sleeping tent: Salewa, Doite & King Camp (3 Persons tent, used for 2 persons)
  • Sleeping mat: Size, 200 cm X 60 cm X 5 cm
  • Kitchen tent (Base Camp)
  • Dining ten (Base Camp)
  • Toilet tent(Base Camp)
  • Certificated Trekking guide (Speaks English/Spanglish)
  • Certificated cook
  • Group Climbing gear (Crampons, Harness, ice axe, rope, helmet, etc).
  • Kitchen and dining full utensils. Chair, table, stove, gas, plates, caps, forks (Base Camp)
  • First aid kit
  • Private transport
  • Porters
  • Hot water to clean up your hands and face.
  • Boiled water to fill your bottle every day.
  • Include last day typical dinner and drink with Typical Peruvian Andean music
  • Entrance fee to the Huascarán National Park- 60 Soles
  • Travel accident and health insurance
  • Horse (in case of emergency, for trekking parts)
  • Travel luggage and Travel cancellation insurance
  • Not mentioned food and beverages
  • Don’t include first breakfast.
  • Personal Spending
  • Personal camping and climbing equipment (sleeping bag, heat lamp, snow glasses, appropriate clothes, personal medicines, etc.)
  • Tips