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Hike Laguna 513

Hiking to one of the most beautiful lagoons in the Cordillera Blanca, its strategic location under the Hualcán mountain makes it reflect an intense blue in its waters.

The hike Laguna 513 requires adequate acclimatization and physical preparation to walk for more than 6 continuous hours round trip.

This route is located within the area of the Huascarán National Park, in the province of Carhuaz, and is a good alternative if you have already visited Laguna 69 or Laguna Parón.

  • Full Day
  • Medium to hard. Up to 7 hours physical activity.
  • Briefing and last information a day before.
  • Departure time: 5:00am
  • End of tour: 18:00 approx.
  • All Year


Moderate to hard, the highest point in this hike is Lake 513 (4430m/14,535ft)


You are in a place with all cleaning and biosecurity protocols.


It means that social distancing on the tour is a natural thing.


All guided tours in Spanish and English. Groups could be mixed.


From $ 30

Program details: Day Hike Laguna 513


Huaraz - Carhuaz - Pueblo Hualcán - Laguna 513 - Huaraz
Duration: 4 hours (by car) 7 hours (hiking)

  • Departure with our transport to Carhuaz and here we take the road to the east side in the direction of the Cordillera Blanca, passing through the town of Hualcán on the way we will observe different agricultural crops, domestic animals of the communities and we obtain splendid views of the Huascarán mountain.
  • From here we will walk along an almost flat path to the entrance of the Shonquil valley, from this place we will take a path that becomes ascending in a zigzag and parallel to the Chucchún river until we reach the Rajupaquinán lagoon.
  • We will continue climbing until we reach Laguna 513, the which is located right at the foot of the Hualcán mountain (6,350 m). Here we will enjoy extensive views of the surrounding mountains and the magnificent color of the lagoon.
  • After a break, eating and taking pictures, we will return along the same path to our transport that will return us to Huaraz.

What's included?

Services included in the program:

  • Transport from to your hte to start point to hike and back.
  • Trekking guide, english speaking.
  • Basic first aid kit.

Not included:

  • Bus tickets between Lima and Huaraz.
  • Hotel accommodations for specified time in Lima and Huaraz.
  • Food during the tour, I recommend you bring a box lunch or snack.
  • Huascaran National park entrance fee (15 soles peruvians - 30 soles foreigns).
  • Travel, Personal, and/or medical insurance.

Prices according to number of people Please contact us for more information.


14 to 18


(Price x person)


US $ 30

  • If you book in advance we find the other participants for the date you choice. (Group Service considerate from 14 to 18 participants) We open a new group minimum base on 2.


Price x person

01 person US $ 170
02 peopleUS $ 90
04 peopleUS $ 60
06 peopleUS $ 40
  • If you want to take this PRIVATE SERVICE, you can book up to a week before the date (subject to availability).
  • If you are a group of friends or family of 4 people or more, we recommend that you try to organize your experience in PRIVATE SERVICE, because you only know the health situation of your circle of friends and/or family.

Group departures programed:

We can start a new departure date based with minimum 2 people.


Hotels, bus before/after trek?
We can also organize transfers, hotels in Huaraz or other cities, packages in the rest of the country etc. If you would prefer more services, from the airport in Lima for example or a complete Peru travel package, please let us know.

How to book the full day?
FIRST: To make a booking, please email us to check availability and receive customized booking form.
All clients will need to fill out a passenger details form. Please be ready with the following information (FROM EACH PARTICIPANT in your group). We need the following information:

  • Personal information (Full name, exactly as on your passport):
  • Gender and passport number
  • Nationality and date of birth.

SECOND: We require a deposit of 50% per person. You can make your payment by VISA/Mastercard/Dinners or another cards (payment link) or Wester Union (request our data).

Important for group departures!
  • If you book in advance we find the other participants for the date you choice. (Group Service considerate from 14 to 18 participants) We open a new group minimum base on 2.
  • For booking validation you should deposit a 50% of total price, and rest 50% you pay when you arrive to Peru or Huaraz.
  • Dear visitors you should know that our company is available to provide wherever information regarding our trip, for detailed information you should request us and we will reply as soon as possible, because we have an expert guide available.
  • Our trek rates can change according the book time or number of participants, contact with us for more information please.

Information for a better experience during the trek


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