• Maximum altitude: 5530 m. (Ishinca summit).
  • Difficulty: Moderate.
  • Duration: 3 days / 2 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.


Ishinca is a moderately easy mountain, with a straightforward moraine approach. There are two different routes on the mountain, which means the ascent and descent can be done via different routes. After summitting Ishinca it may be possible to climb Tocllaraju, which is one of the easier of the 6 thousand metre mountains in this region.


Private: S/ 4000 soles (Max. 3 people)
Group 4-7 people: S/ 1250 soles per person
Group 8-14 people: S/ 1100 soles per person

Entrance Fee:

60 soles/ per person (National Park prices)


On the first day you will take a private transfer from Huaraz to the trailhead at Pashpa (3,670m). Here you will meet the donkey drivers and then begin the hike along the Ishinca Valley. The base camp of Ishinca (4,300m) will be reached after around 5 hours of walking. In the afternoon we will check our climbing equipment for the next day.


We will wake up very early and have breakfast around 03:00 am, after that we will start hiking at 03:30 am to the glacier, arriving to the glacier after 2 hours half hike. The climb from the glacier to the summit will take around 3 hours. There we will enjoy the nice view and have the opportunity to take pictures. Then we will start to descend for about 2 hours to the Moraine camp and continue to the Base Camp, arriving around 16:30 pm. We will stay overnight in the Base Camp at 4300m.


After a later breakfast (around 8am) we will continue downhill towards Pashpa. After walking for around three hours you will meet your private transfer to take you back to Huaraz. We will provide lunch on the way and you should arrive back in Huaraz around 2pm.

  • 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