Peru: Trekking Laguna Llaca Adventure over (4474 m)

Adventure & Hiking in the Cordillera Blanca - Peruvian Andes

Full day   January to December   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.

Trekking to Laguna Llaca: The Llaca Glacier is a glacier west-central Peru that is located in the province of Huaraz, in the Ancash region within the limits of the Huascaran National Park. It is located 27 km from the city of Huaraz, where there is access road to this beautiful lagoon. On the way you can see the well-preserved archaeological remains of Wilcahuaín, belonging to the Huari culture. From this lake and the snow-capped Occhapalca Ranrapalca observed.

Description: The origins of the glacier Llaca are located at 6,123 meters high in a glacial cirque dominated by the snowy peaks of the Ocshapalca (5,888 m) Ranrapalca (6,162 m); descending to 4,500 meters above sea level. At the foot of the glacier front is the Lagunaglaciar-Llaca-alley-huaylas-ancash Llaca, pouring its flow through the Santa River in the Pacific Ocean.

Travel Program


Day 1: Huaraz (3100 m) - Privat transport to Quebrada Llaca (4450 m) - Trekking Hike to Laguna Llaca (4443 m) - Return to Huaraz

Detailed Program

Detailed Program

Day 1: Huaraz (3100 m) - Privat transport to Quebrada Llaca (4450 m) - Trekking Hike to Laguna Llaca (4443 m) - Return to Huaraz
From Huaraz our privat transport will pick up about 8.00am, we drive in direction to villages Wilcahuain below Quebrada Llaca, the road to the car is not so good, finally arrived refugio of School of Mountain Guides from Peru (Casa de guias - CEAM) (4450 m), in valley Llaca courses are made to educate or train the peruvian mountain guides, so Llaca has a good a lot of routes for rock climbing and ice climbing. Trekking around up to the Laguna Llaca (4474 m), surrounded by snow-covered peaks is an unforgettable experience. We hiked to the end of the lake and we can touch the ice, it is also possible to practice ice climbing in this area. an easy hike about 2 hours with great views of nature, after enjoy our day return to Huaraz. Overnight Hotel (-/-/-)

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

What’s included

What's included

Services included in the prices:
  • Transport private to start point to hike and viceverse
  • Official trekking guide
  • Entrance fees to the Huascaran National Park
  • Pick up at your hotel (at 8:00 am)
  • First aid kit and oxygen (if necessary)

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
  • Pick up at the airport in Lima to the Hotel
  • Transfer from the Hotel to the airport and bus station
  • Transport public bus or Domestic flight Airline LC-Peru
  • Hotel Casa Andina 2 nights in Lima or other hotel
  • Hotel San Sebastián 4 nights in Huaraz or other hotel
  • Personal expenses
  • Box Lunch (amount depends on you)
  • Personal equipment (such as clothes while traveling in the vehicle and hiking. But to be in the sheltered lagoon and hats with earflaps attire is required, hiking shoes, sometimes waterproof/goretex if its rainy season, Sunscreen, Sunglasses, camera, hat or sun hat, sports drinks or water (2 liters approx), etc.)
  • Tips

Prices & Dates

Tour Information:

Season: January to December
Difficulty: Easy

Dates & Prices:

More information about dates and prices upon request.


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