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
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.
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
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.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.