• Enjoy one of the world's finest 360-degree high mountain views.

  • Discover new limits with these strenuous but non-technical climbs.

  • Camp among some of the most photogenic, snow-clad peaks in Peru's Cordillera Blanca.

  • Glorious sunshine views, incredible starry nights and a true trip of a lifetime.

Your team were fantastic (and very patient!).

Rodolfo was an excellent guide and I certainly learnt a lot from him - he is clearly a very experienced and well respected guide.

E. Macleod, Pisco climb


Pisco & Chopicalqui Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Private pick-up at Lima Airport, transfer to hotel

  • Day 2

    Transfer to station, public bus (8 hours) to Huaraz, transfer to hotel (B)

  • Day 3

    Huaraz – trip review, visit nearby ruins, tour city and acclimatising, hotel (B)

  • Day 4

    Day hike to the turquoise waters of Laguna Churup (4,500m), hotel (B,L)

  • Day 5

    Ice climbing practice, basic climbing techniques and glacier skills, hotel (B,L)

  • Day 6

    Leave Huaraz, trek to Pisco Base Camp, camping (B,L,D)

  • Day 7

    Trek to high camp, camping (B,L,D)

  • Day 8

    Pisco climb, summit, and return to base camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 9

    Trek out, camp near the trail head, camping (B,L,D)

  • Day 10

    Transfer to Chopicalqui trail head, trek to Moraine camp, camping (B,L,D)

  • Day 11

    Trek up glacier to high camp, camping (B,L,D)

  • Day 12

    Chopicalqui climb, summit, return to Moraine camp, camping (B,L,D)

  • Day 13

    Return to Huaraz, celebration dinner, hotel (B,L,D)

  • Day 14

    Transfer to station, bus to Lima, tour ends (B)

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What's Included?

All in-country transport during trip, including transport to and from the Lima airport, First class bus tickets between Lima and Huaraz, Hotel accommodations for specified time in Lima and Huaraz, Professional, English speaking guide for acclimatization activities and climbs/treks, Professional outdoor cook, 3 healthy meals a day plus snacks during the wilderness components of the trip, Technical mountaineering equipment, All park entrance fees, All camping & cooking equipment which is not included in the gear list, Donkeys or llamas and porters where applicable, Sleeping tents, sleeping mats (foam), Cook tent, eating tent, tables, chairs, and bathroom tent (where applicable), First aid kit stocked for wilderness expeditions, Celebration dinner at the end of trip.

What's Not Included?

International flights to/from Lima and applicable airport taxes, Personal clothing and equipment (see gear list), All food during in-town days with the exception of the celebration dinner, Incidental personal expenditures, including emergency evacuations and medical expenditures, Travel, Personal, and/or medical insurance.

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