Easy walk below 3,500 masl, perfect for a first day of acclimatization to the height that suits everyone. Depart from the lodge without having to take a trasport.
A walk from Copacabaña Lodge that must be done on a 3rd day of acclimatization to the altitude. You cross forests of eucalyptus, pines and Quenuales, the native tree of the Andes. You will have a good opportunity to see condors. You will climb to the waterfalls that descend directly from the glaciers. The return will be through a wild valley, super nice. The climb will take approximately 4 hours and the descent of 3 hours.
The Paron lagoon is the largest lagoon in the Cordillera Blanca. It has a nice turquoise color. You will see the massifs of Huandoy (6,395 masl), Pisco (5,747 masl), Chacraraju (6,112 masl), Pyramid (5,885 masl), Paria (5,600 masl), Artesonraju (6,025 masl) and Caraz (6,025 masl). .). To improve our acclimatization, we can climb to the base camp of Artesonraju (4,370 masl.) And discover the Artesoncocha Lagoon.
The Churup lagoon is one of the most visited near Huaraz, due to the strange shapes of its banks and the different colors of its waters. It is an ideal walk to begin an acclimatization. It will take approximately 2 and a half hours to arrive from Pitec. Upon your return, you can walk back to the village of Unchus, where you will take the local transport to Huaraz.
Lagoon 69 is located at the foot of the magnificent Chacraraju glacier (6,112 meters above sea level) and is one of the most beautiful lakes in the Cordillera Blanca with its electric blue color. We will also have the opportunity to see Huascarán the highest mountain in Peru (6,768 meters above sea level), Chopicalqui (6,354 meters above sea level), Yanapaccha (5,460 meters above sea level) and Pisco (5,747 meters above sea level). A walk that is normally scheduled for the third day of acclimatization to do it in good condition. It is the best way to know if you are well prepared before embarking on a multi-day trek.
An easy walk to more than 4,000 meters above sea level. with little slope and a fantastic view of the Huantsan Snowy ideal to acclimatize to the height.
Very little known, the Auquiscocha Lagoon is located in a very wild ravine and with a forest of very cute quenuales. It is one of the most attractive lagoons of the Cordillera Blanca because of the carving of its rocks. An abstract work of nature!