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Ishinca Valley: Climb the Ishinca, Urus & Tocllaraju Mountain

Don’t miss the chance to experience this 7 days/6 night adventure where you will climb 3 of the Ishinca Valley mountains: Ishinca, Urus and Tocllaraju

USD $2,415.00

Per Person
Number of TravelersPrice Per Person
1USD $2,415.00
2USD $1,380.00
3 - 5USD $1,265.00
6 - 7USD $1,150.00
8 - 12USD $1,092.00
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Enjoy 7 days/6 Nights at the Ishinca Valley, Climbing Ishinca, Urus & Tocllaraju Mountain

In the Ishinca Valley, we can find many mountains to climb, but the best three are the Ishinca, Urus and Tocllaraju, and on this tour, we will take you to all three of them. You will enjoy the view of the Tocllaraju and Ranrapalca peaks from the Urus summit, you will take a zigzag trail to the glacier before getting to the peak of Ishinca and you will reach a ridge with views of the Callejon de Conchucos, right before getting to the Tocllaraju summit, this tour is as amazing as it sounds and you don’t want to miss it.

Highlights

  • Spend 7 days/6nights climbing the Ishinca, Urus, and Tocllaraju with expert guides
  • Get the experience of sleeping in a fully equipped tent in the Ishinca Valley
  • Be amazed by the view at the summit of these three different mountains

Tour Information

Duration:  07 Days/06 Nights
Start and End Location: Huaraz
Availability: May to September
Miscellaneous: The difficulty level of this tour is set as Moderate

Itinerary

Day 01: Huaraz – Pashpa – Base Camp 4350 m 
From Huaraz, we will drive to Cochapampa in Ishinca Valley where our Donkey Driver will be waiting for us. From there we will start our hike, going through a forest of Quenuales trees until Base Camp. Approx. 4 hours

Day 02: Base Camp – Urus Summit 5450 m / 17,880 ft – Base Camp 
We will start our ascent at 3 am by a steep ridge until we reach the glacier, before climbing along a spectacular ridge to the summit, with views of the Tocllaraju and Ranrapalca peaks among others. After the summit, we will go down to base camp. Approx. 5 hours.

Day 03: Base Camp – Ishinca Summit 5550 m / 18,208 ft – Base Camp 
We will start our ascent at 3 am, taking a zigzag trail to the glacier, where we will begin our journey to the top. From there, we will have a truly panoramic view. Then, we will go down to base camp.

Day 04: Rest day 
Today you could either rest or go on a 2-hour walk to Lake Milhuacocha.

Day 05: Base Camp – Morraine Camp 5100 m / 16,732 ft 
We will hike a zigzag trail for four hours until we reach 5100m, where we set up camp.

Day 06: Morraine Camp – Tocllaraju summit 6034 m / 19,796 ft – Base Camp 
We will start the ascent at 1:00 am along a large glacier until we get to the first 50m wall (55-65°). After climbing it, we will reach a ridge with views of the Callejon de Conchucos. We will carry on to the summit where we will be rewarded with a splendid view. In the afternoon, we will descend to base camp. Approx. 6 to 7 hours.

Day 07: Base Camp – Pashpa – Huaraz 
We will go on an easy trail to go back to Cochapampa in Ishinca Valley and return to Huaraz with our private vehicle. Approx. 3 ½ hours.

What’s Included

  • Mountain guide (AGMP – UIAGM)
  • Specialized cook
  • Entrance fee of National Park Huascaran
  • First-Aid Kit
  • Private transport between Huaraz / start and end of the trek.
  • Complete meals during the trekking program
  • Donkey driver
  • Donkeys
  • Kitchen/dining tent
  • Collective technical equipment
  • Camping equipment
  • Tent for 2 Person
  • Toilet tent

 

What’s Not Included

  • Tour of Acclimatization
  • Travel accident and health insurance
  • Pick-up from the station and transfer to the Hotel reserved for you in Huaraz.
  • Transfers from the airport/hotel/airport – Lima
  • Hotel accommodation in Lima.
  • Tour of the city
  • Transfer from the station to the hotel/station/hotel – Lima
  • Bus ticket Huaraz/Lima
  • Hotel accommodation in accordance with the tour program.
  • Porter
  • Food and drink in Lima and Huaraz
  • Travel luggage and Travel cancellation insurance
  • Not mentioned food and beverages
  • Personal Spending

 

What to Bring

  • Sleeping bag(-10º to 0ºC)
  • Sleeping pad / Mattress
  • Small backpack and a small daypack
  • Personal medicine
  • Sunglasses, sunblock, and lip balm
  • Long-sleeved shirts, cotton short-sleeved shirts or t-shirts, and lightweight pants
  • Hiking pants, mountain jacket (Goretex) and hiking shoes
  • Fleece or Wool sweater and/or trousers
  • Regular and long underwear
  • Medium weight parka with fiberfill
  • Light cap, wool hat, and gloves
  • Rain poncho (or rain gear)
  • Water bottle
  • Flashlight with spare batteries and bulb
  • Towel
  • Ice ax and harness
  • 2 Locking carabiners (per person) and 1 Daisy Chain (Life Line)
  • 1 ATC descender (Rappel) and 2 Cords for prusik

 

Important Notes 

  • We recommend you to do at least a 1-Day hike in altitude to be acclimatized before doing this tour
  • If you are interested in booking this tour, please contact us at info@keteka.com, we will give you all the information you need

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