Quilcayhuanca – Cojup Trek 3 días

Quebrada Cojup, Perú




3 days

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This short trekking circuit is carried out to the east of the city of Huaraz, this trekking is different from the other circuits, because its geography is a little more rugged, from its highest pass Choco 4950msnm, most of the times you can see condors, we see many mountains and lakes, maybe the grade is difficult but the views are the best reward for all efforts.


  • 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: He 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.
  • Entrance fee: for the national park.


  • 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

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Accepts Credit Cards
Smoking Allowed

Tour Plan

After breakfast at the hotel, we head towards the east side of Huaraz, to the place called Pitec (4,485 m.), respective record in the Huascarán National Park. Finally, we arrive at the Quillcayhuanca ravine, the entrance point to the Huascarán National Park and starting point of our trekking circuit. Upon arrival we will appreciate cave paintings and continue our way towards a wide ravine, famous for the presence of the King of the Andes; the Condor. On this day of the trek, we will have impressive panoramic views of the Cordillera Blanca, and after approximately 4 hours we arrive at Tullpacocha (4,300 m) where we will spend the night.
8:00 am. Breakfast at our camp to start the second day of the hike. This day we will pass through the beautiful Cuchillacocha lagoon (4,625 m), we will continue the walk until we reach the Huapi Pass (5,020 m) we will appreciate the beautiful ice mountains of the Cordillera Blanca including Ranrapalca, Huapi, Ishinca, Andavite, Palcaraju, Cayesh, Maparaju, etc, finally arriving at the Cojup ravine our next camp.
8:00 am. After breakfast in the camp, we will go through the Cojup ravine, after 4 to 5 hours of walking we will arrive at Pitec, where our transport will be waiting for us to transfer to the city of Huaraz. Arrival in Huaraz.

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3 thoughts on “Quilcayhuanca – Cojup Trek 3 días”

  1. 4.2

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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.

  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. 3.6

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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!

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