Peru: Climbing Nevado Maparaju (5326 m)

Explore the Highest Tropical Mountain Range in the World

03 Days/02 Nights   April to November   Easy

Highlights of the Cordillera Blanca. The highest tropical mountain range in the world, the Cordillera Blanca is part of the spectacular Andes that form the spine of South America. A mecca for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, the region boasts over 50 peaks that exceed 15,000 feet, 700 glaciers and 300 lakes.

About Nevado Maparaju: A mountain with gentle ascent and panoramic views Maparuja is one of the easier mountains and ideal for people who do not have much mountaineering experience, or to acclimatize. It is located in the valley of Quilcayhuanca and Cayesh. From its summit you can enjoy a nice view of various mountains, such as the impressive Huantsan, Cayesh, Tumarinaraju, San Juan, Andavite, Ranrapalca and other

The Cordillera Blanca: with the its tropical mountains, highest of the world, represents an interesting destiny for the mountain climbers worldwide. It offers but of 200 summits of between 5,000 and 6,000 meters, with numerous and interesting layouts of all the difficulties and magnificos landscapes. Aside from the most famous mountains, many possibilities have left for which less prefer frequented wilder ascents and.

Travel Program


Itinerary:

Day 1: Huaraz - Driving to Pitec - Quebrada Quilcayhuanca Trekking to the Base Camp (4100 m)
Day 2: Base Camp - Nevado Maparaju Summit (5326 m) - Base Camp
Day 3: Base Camp - Trekking via Quebrada Quilcayhuanca - Return to Huaraz

Detailed Program


Detailed Program

Day 1: Huaraz - Driving to Pitec - Quebrada Quilcayhuanca Trekking to the Base Camp (4100 m)
After breakfast in the city of Huaraz we moved to the east side at 8:00 a.m. in private transport to Pitec where the walk 5 to 6 hours starts about up to Base Camp in the Valley Cayesh (4250 m). Overnight Camp (-/L/D)

Day 2: Base Camp - Nevado Maparaju Summit (5326 m) - Base Camp
We climb in the early at 3:00 am to reach the Summit of Nevado Maparaju (5326 m) above sea level, from the top you have a list view of the mountains, lakes, and part of the gorge of Conchucos after appreciate these beautiful landscapes return to base camp (4250 m) above sea level crossing Cayesh. Overnight Camp (B/L/D)

Day 3: Base Camp - Trekking via Quebrada Quilcayhuanca - Return to Huaraz
Return Trekking down Quebrada Cayesh crossing via Quebrada Quilcayhuanca, we will walk about 5 to 6 hours approx. Until Pitec place where we expect transport to lead to the city of Huaraz. Overnight Hotel (B/L/-)

Included meals: B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=dinner

What’s included


What's included

Services included in the prices:
  • Peruvian qualified and experienced local guide/s
  • All meals during the tour
  • Camping tents (2 persons)
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Cooks
  • Donkey driver and donkeys
  • Transportation as tour schedule / Huaraz

Not Included:
  • International flights to Lima / Peru round trip
  • Transfer from the airport for bookings of individual flights with different times of arrival / departure
  • Exit tax at the airport in Lima
  • Travel accident and health insurance
  • Luggage insurance and trip cancellation
  • Meals in restaurants in Lima and Huaraz
  • Personal expenses
  • Acclimatization Tour
  • Entrance fees to the Huascaran National Park
  • Transfer from the Hotel to the airport and bus station
  • Domestic flight Airline ticket LC-Peru
  • Hotel Casa Andina 2 nights in Lima
  • Hotel San Sebastián 4 nights in Huaraz
  • Pick up at the airport in Lima to the Hote
  • Personal equipment (such as boots, ice ax, crampons, harness, sleeping bag, mat, Goretex, etc.)
  • Tips

Prices & Dates


Tour Information:

Season: April to November
Difficulty: Easy

Dates & Prices:

More information about dates and prices upon request.

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