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Nevado Urus: 3D2N Amazing Expedition Trip

Embark on a 3 days 2 night climb up Nevado Urus, and witness the beauty of the Cordillera Blanca! Get to see the Tocllaraju and Ranrapalca peaks.

USD $1,035.00

Per Person
Number of TravelersPrice Per Person
1USD $1,035.00
2USD $563.00
3 - 5USD $517.00
6 - 7USD $437.00
8 - 12USD $414.00
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Climb Nevado Urus, One of Cordillera Blanca’s Classics!

Nevado Urus, also known as Yanaraju, is located to the northeastern part outside Huaraz, Peru. This 5550-meter high mountain is situated in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru, and has become one of the region’s classics. Join us on our 3 days 2 nights tour, as we bring you to climb this mountain and be rewarded with spectacular views on the top.

Nevado Urus lies within the Huascaran National Park, in the west of Tocllaraju. Most travelers go on this expedition in order to acclimatize, and then be able to reach higher goals or technical levels.

Highlights

  • Climb one of the classic mountains of the Cordillera Blanca
  • Experience beautiful sceneries during the hike
  • See the Tocllaraju and Ranrapalca peaks, among others

Tour Information

Duration: 3 Days 2 Nights
Start/End location: Huaraz, Peru
Availability: Year-round
Miscellaneous: The difficulty level of this tour is set at “Easy – Moderate”. Travelers are recommended to have done at least one day acclimatization hike before going on this tour.

Itinerary

Day 01: Huaraz – Cochapampa – Base Camp 
Your tour starts in Huaraz, from here we will drive to Cochapampa where our Donkey Driver will be waiting for us. This is where we start our approximately 4-hour hike, going through a forest of Quenuales trees until we get to the Base Camp at 4350 meters above sea level.

Day 02: Base Camp – Summit of Nevado Urus Summit – Base Camp 
Your hike will start at 03:00 am, going through a steep ridge until you reach the glacier, where your journey to the top begins. Once you get to the top – 5550 meters above sea level – prepare for breathtaking panoramic views of the Tocllaraju and Ranrapalca peaks, among others. After that, you will start your descent down towards base camp. This will take a total of approximately 5 hours.

Day 03: Base Camp – Cochapampa – Huaraz 
On the third and last day, you will embark on an easy trail back to Cochapampa, where you will then take a shuttle bus back to Huaraz. This will take approximately 3 hours in total.

What’s Included 

  • Private transport to and from hotel
  • Local mountain guide (AGMP – UIAGM certified)
  • Specialised chef
  • Entrance fee to Huascaran National Park
  • First-aid kit
  • All meals
  • Collective technical equipment
  • Camping equipment
  • Kitchen/dining/bathroom tent
  • 2-person tent
  • Porter

What’s Not Included 

  • Travel, accident and health insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal equipment

What to Bring

  • Light gloves
  • Cap
  • Small backpack/daypack
  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Cotton short-sleeved shirts or t-shirts
  • Fleece or Wool sweater and/or trousers
  • Lightweight pants
  • Regular and long underwear
  • Medium weight parka with fibber fill or down
  • Light cap and wool hat
  • Rain poncho (or rain gear)
  • Water bottle
  • Medium weight socks
  • Hiking boots
  • Sleeping bag
  • Strong waterproof duffel bag
  • Sunglasses, sun block, lip balm
  • Flashlight with spare batteries and spare bulb
  • Towel
  • 2 ice axes (per person
  • 2 locking carabiners (per person)
  • 1 daisy chain (life line)
  • 1 ATC descender (for rappel)
  • 2 cords (for prusik)
  • Harness

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What Happens After I Book?

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.

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