Heading off on the Santa Cruz Trek, Peru
One of Peru's best treks for scenery.
A short walk with maximum high mountain, Andean enjoyment.
Hike with just a day pack past snow-capped peaks, crystal blue lakes and gorgeous views.
Camp under the stars in the heart of the Cordillera Blanca.
Best hikes for me were Churup and Arhuaycocha – couldn’t get over the turquoise color of the water!
The guide was amazing – very knowledgeable, friendly, and good at accommodating the different skill levels and interests of the group.
Food was great – very impressed with what they can put together in the middle of the mountains!
K. Kemmerer, Santa Cruz
Transfer Huaraz to Cashapampa (2,900m), gradual ascent to Llamacorral, camping (L,D)
Ascend towards the first pass, the magnificent peak of Taulliraju (5,830m), camping (B,L,D)
Continue ascent to pass at Punta Union (4,750m), descend to Huaripampa valley, camping (B,L,D)
Descend towards Vaqueria (3,700m), transfer to Huaraz. (B,L)
All meals and water on trek, all breakfasts elsewhere, domestic transportation, guide, camping equipment (tents, cutlery etc), transfers from Huaraz to and from trek
International flights (we can look for prices for you), other meals, snacks and drinks, any equipment hire, personal expenses, optional excursions, extra entrance fees, laundry and sleeping bag, acclimatisation walks, Huaraz hotels, tips
Prices From $650 / £524 per person
2018 price, per person, shared tent basis
Based on four people
Shorter/longer treks possible
Single supplement supplies
Private departures available
Season runs April-November
What's a group trip?
Join a small group of like-minded travellers on a guided trip.
What's a tailor made trip?
We put together a bespoke tour to fit your requirements.
Prices From $1,375 / £1,109 per person
Dates: From May 2019 to August 2019
Duration: 15 days
Capacity: 16 people
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Prices From $785 / £633 per person
Duration: 3 days
Prices From $1,715 / £1,383 per person
Duration: 11 days
Prices From $1,210 / £976 per person
Dates: From May 2019 to September 2019
Duration: 18 days
Prices From $1,100 / £887 per person
Dates: From May 2019 to October 2019
Duration: 6 days
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Catch up with the last part of Larry and Gillian's adventures in Patagonia. www.andeantrails.co.uk/blog/pa…
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Larry and Gillian are coming to the end of their month of travelling with Andean Trails in Patagonia. We put together a tour designed to take them off-the-beaten-track – read the first instalment in their blog – covering Santiago and Aysen and remote border crossings. Once in Argentina, Gillian and Larry trekked to the base of Fitzroy and Cerro Torre, and took a day tour to Perito Moreno. They then set off for Torres del Paine on a self-guided trek. Their tour has ended with a few days in Ushuaia and a flight out from Buenos Aires. Check their progress below …
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