Santa Cruz Trek

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The most popular hike in the Cordillera Blanca. And it’s true: the breathtaking beauty it has. It is ideal for people who do not want to spend too much time on the mountain. It’s a hike where you can see many mountains.


Departure from Huaraz to Cashapampa where our trek begins ascending to Llamacorral in about 4-5 hours

Duration: 6 hours approx.

We started with the walk at 8:00 am approx. On the tour we pass two lakes Ichic Cocha and Jatun Cocha. Then we reached the viewpoint in the valley of Arhuaycocha of where you have the best views of Alpamayo (in the 60s in Munich was chosen the most beautiful mountain in the world) and Quitaraju. And Taullipampa arrival at the camp.

Duration: 6 hours approx.

Our ascent to Punta Union 4.750 m. the highest point, after enjoying the beautiful views we descend to our next camp Cachinapampa

The last day we walked only 3 hours to a Vaquería. At about 11:00 a.m. we take our private transportation to Huaraz. But before making a few stops for photos, the most striking is the Portachuelo 4767 m step. Here is a panoramic view of the Quebrada Llanganuco with its beautiful lakes of turquoise waters and Chopicalqui, Huascaran, Huandoy, Pisco and Chararaju mountains.



  • Private transport from / to your hotel.
  • Official Guide in English
  • Donkey and mule drivers
  • Emergency horse
  • Food during the trek
  • Chef
  • All camping equipment and kitchen.
  • shops
  • futons
  • All entrance tickets.


  • brewed drinks
  • tips
  • Breakfast first day
  • Dinner last day

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