Combine a trek of the famous Santa Cruz Circuit with a hike up to the pristine high alpine lake of Laguna 69. The trek offers some of the most amazing mountain scenery in the Cordillera Blanca – with spectacular views of the beautiful.
Laguna 69, snow-covered mountains, vertical rock walls, turquoise lakes and the challenging Punta Union pass at 4750 m, along with the opportunity to meet local villagers and see their traditional farming methods – all condensed into a relatively short trek or 5 days.
Grade: Medium to Hard
Itinerary length: 5D/4N
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ITINERAY AT GLANCE
Day A: Acclimatization Hike
Day 2: Acclimatization Hike
Trek Starts 5 days:
Day 1: Drive to Llanganuco Lakes, hike to Laguna 69 at 4604 m and then back to camp by Lakes at Yurakcoral 3850 m.
Day 6: Drive to Vaqueria 3600 m via Portchuelo Pass & hike up Huaripampa Valley to Paria 3900 m.
Day 7: Paria via Punta Union Pass 4750 m to Taullipampa 4254 m.
Day 8: Taullipampa via Alpamayo Base Camp 4300 m to Llamacorral 3750 m.
Day 9: Llamacorral down to Cashapampa 2900 m & drive Back to Huaraz.