Huayhuash Mini Trek – 4 días

Cordillera Huayhuash, Perú




4 days

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This 4-day Huayhuash mini trek is considered a special short version of our classic Huayhuash mini trek circuit. On this route you will see a small, but very beautiful part of the Huayhuash mountain range. Especially you will have 360º views from Lake Jahuacocha, which is one of the most beautiful lakes in the entire mountain range. This route is a good option for people who don’t have much time, but still want to have a great experience.


  • Transport: From Huaraz to the starting point of your activity, and from the end point of your activity back to Huaraz. We use private transport, minivans and other types of cars, depending on the size of the group.
  • Guide: Qualified and experienced mountain guide who speaks Spanish and basic English.
  • Cook: A professional cook who is trained to prepare healthy dishes in a hygienic manner.
  • Muleteers: It is in charge of loading the donkeys, taking care of them and guiding them.
  • Donkeys: The number of donkeys provided depends on the size of the group. You are allowed to bring up to 4kg of personal belongings to be loaded onto the donkeys. You will only carry your backpack during the day.
  • Food: Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner.
  • Equipment: Good quality high mountain tent, sleeping mattress, basic sleeping bag -2°, dining tent, table and chairs, bathroom tent, first aid kit, stove, crockery and kitchen utensils.
  • Emergency horse: 1 horse will accompany the group for emergency purposes.
  • Food: Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner.


Entry of 220 soles, first breakfast, last dinner, soft drinks or alcoholic beverages, medical treatment, travel insurance, tips, additional expenses as a result of leaving the trek early, additional expenses as a result of rescue or emergency evacuation, bottled water (you drink water from the river).

What to Bring

  • Bag to load the donkeys with your personal belongings (plastic bag with zipper or garbage bag).
  • Small daypack
  • Sleeping bag if available
  • Walking poles if you have knee problems
  • Headlamp (with spare batteries)
  • Sun protection: sunscreen (factor 40 minimum), hat, sunglasses
  • Well used in mountain boots or trekking shoes
  • Comfortable clothing: T-shirt (quick-drying or merino wool recommended), trekking pants or leggings, sweater, wool trekking socks, underwear, long thermal underwear, fleece, gloves, hat
  • Waterproof jacket and pants / or rain poncho
  • Bottle of water and water purification tablets
  • Toilet paper, personal toiletries, small towel
  • Extra snacks and money

Are you missing something? We can provide you with everything you need for a great day of expeditions, check out each trip for detailed pricing information or contact us for a custom trip and you will be able to enjoy yourself to the full.

Tour Amenities

Accepts Credit Cards
Smoking Allowed

Tour Plan

You will be picked up from your hotel and we head south of Huaraz crossing the towns of Chiquian and Llamac. During our trip we pass through traditional Andean villages with typical Quechua houses and rich farmland. Then we continue passing through the villages of Pocpa and Pallca with views of the Ninashanca mountain and finally we arrive at our first campsite Rondoy (3950m). Driving time: 5 hours.
Today we start walking up to our first pass, Sambunya (4800m). Then we pass Solterococha lake and descend to our next camp in Jahuacocha (4100m). Hiking time: 8 hours.
We walk to our last pass to Pampa de Llamac (4300m). From there you can see the Huayhuash mountains on its back. Then we descend to the Llamac camp (3250m). Llamac is a very small and picturesque town where you can share your culture with the local people. Hiking time: 6 hours.
The last day we return from Llamac to Huaraz around 5 hours. Driving time: 5 hours.

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Price 5/5

3 thoughts on “Huayhuash Mini Trek – 4 días”

  1. 4.4

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    This is the best tour on the east coast! It was amazing how many places we visited and what great memories we made!

  2. 3.8

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    We always stay at here when in town. The location is great, staff is wonderful and we love the overall feel. Beautiful view from the here.

  3. 4

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    It is a great place to shop not too far from New York. We took the bus from Port Authority and traveled through the countryside to get there.

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