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Hike Laguna Uruscocha 2024

Lagunas Uruscocha at 4650m, are two beautiful turquoise lakes located in the gorge known as Urus north-east of Huaraz at the height of the valley of Ishinca and villages of Collon and Pashpa. This hike offers an spectacular views of the south side of Huascaran, Hualcán Copa and Urus mountains peaks.

  • Start: 6:00am Huaraz
  • Finish: 17:00 aprox. in Huaraz
  • April to November

DIFFICULTY

Moderate, the highest point in this hike is Lake Uruscocha (4650m/15,255ft)

GUARANTEED SERVICE

We will fulfill everything we offered you, there is nothing hidden, no surprises.

MOUNTAINS & NATURE

It means that distraction and relaxation are guaranteed.

BILINGUAL GUIDED

Private tours guided in Spanish and English. Groups in spanish.

SPECIAL OFFER

From $ 25

Program details: Day Hike Laguna Uruscocha

Itinerario:

Huaraz - Pashpa village - hiking to Lake Uruscocha - back to Huaraz
Duration: 2 hours go/back (by car) 6 - 7 hours (hiking)

  • We will drive to the north up until Pashpa village where ir the start point to hike.
  • At the beginning we walk on the same path that takes up to Ishinca valley then make a traverse to the left, continue walking over trail used by the local people passing through a lot of vegetation of quenual forest
  • As we gain altitude on the back groung the is great view of the valley down at the east the Cordillera Negra and in the North and South side the Cordillera Blanca.
  • This quiet and peaceful hike less crowded because is not a well-known route just few people do this alternative hike.
  • After hiking for about 3 hours you get the first Urus lake, beautiful green lake surrounded by a lots of quenual trees, have break take some photos, then continue ascending to the second lake, is your chose where you prefer to have lucnh at the first or second lake.
  • We spent time relaxing walking around also if you like fishing you can take fhish line with you, because these lake are filled of trout.

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).
  • Travel, Personal, and/or medical insurance.

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

GROUP DEPARTURE PRICE:

14 to 18

participants

(Price x person)

From:

US $ 25

  • 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.

PRIVATE SERVICE (Exclusive):

Price x person

02 person US $ 85
04 peopleUS $ 65
06 peopleUS $ 45
08 peopleUS $ 35
  • 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.

FAQs?

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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Packing list for trekking in Perú

During the treks in Cordilleras Huayhuash or Blanca you will fill your backpack just enough. Clothes, sleeping bag, accessories depending of the tour duration.

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