Full Day Intinerary
Duration: Full Day- 4:30am- 3:00pm
Distance: 2.5 hr hiking
Elevation: 3050m – 4,500m – 5,050m
At 4:30am your VSA mountain guide and our driver will pick up you from your hotel. We will then continue to make our first stop at the Pastoruri Glacier trailhead. We drive for about 3hours to being our hike at the Pastoruri trailhead. We enjoy some hot coca tea and light snacks before starting up our 45 minute hike up to the viewpoint. After exploring for about 30 minutes, we enjoy a picnic breakfast by the glacier and take the time to take photos and rest. After an additional 45 minutes of free time, we being our way back to the trailhead to start our return to Huaraz. Along our return, we stop by a beautiful lush valley and get to see hundreds of Puyas Raymondi plants covering the mountain side. These plants can grow up to 11 meters tall and are known for there prehistoric features.
Here we stop for our box lunch and enjoy the pristine Andean scenery. After lunch, we continue our 2 hr 30 min drive back to the city of Huaraz. If you want to stop along the route at any point to take photos feel free to let the guide and/or driver know so you can get a quick snap! We return to Huaraz by 3:00pm