This is a classical one-day trek often recommended for acclimatizing before starting a longer or higher trek. Only 20 km to the East of Huaraz on the road to the villages of Llupa and Pitec, this lake is one of the most beautiful and one of the lakes well-known and more tourist affluence for a good acclimatization hike for trekking. From Pitec the trail goes steady climb to Churup Lake (4 450masl), a beautiful turquoise lake below Churup Mountain.It is quite a strenuous hike, with the final 100m to the lake scrambling up a steep rock gully. During the trek we will have a beautiful view of Huaraz city, Cashan and Shaqsha peaks.
Day 01: Huaraz –Pitec– Huaraz
We leave at 07 :00 am from Huaraz toward to the Pitec place ( 3900 masl ) .From where we will star our hiking during 03 hours. After there we can back again to Pitec.
Services included in the prices:
- Bilingual Adventure Guide
- Car Transportation
- Entrance fees to the Huascaran National Park
THE DURATION OF THE HIKE
The camping place is flexible; it could be different place than we decided and it is according to the rhythm or experience of the hikers.
The prices can change according to the date and number of persons, please contact us on this link for more information.
• Recommended gear:
Lightweight walking shoes/sandals/socks/pants/short pants/T-shirts (long sleeve and short sleeve)/sunglasses/sunscreen/plastic bags/warm sleeping bag /light weight trekking boots/wool socks/light weight treeking pants/waterproof pants and jacket/fleece/Goretex/hat/mits or warm gloves/thermal liners/camera/bandana or hat against sun/headlamp with extra batteries.
• Safety Individual gear:
Glacier glasses 100% UV with rigid case (2 pair recommended)/ goggles/ sunscreen with maximum protection/lipbalm/4 season sleeping bag/ sleeping pad or thermarest/hat/thermal underwear/fleece jacket/fleece pants/down jacket/Goretex jacket or similar material/2 pairs of gloves or mittens/ pair of thermal glove liners/2 pairs of thermal sock liners/plastic boots/gaiters.
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