Base of the Pastoruri Mountain

Operative tour

If you cancel your booking until 24 hours before the beginning of the activity, we will refund 100% of the advance you paid for the booking.

Free cancellation

You can reschedule your booking without any additional cost until 24 hours before the beginning of the activiity.

Free rescheduling

Climb to an altitude of 16,732 feet up to a glacier at the base of the mountain. Recommended as an acclimation tour.

Price per person:

S/ 62.00 per person.


08:30 am to 05:30 pm


9 hours.


pickup at your accommodation (urban area), shared transport, Spanish-speaking guide and first-aid kit.

What to bring:

warm clothing, waterproof clothing, trekking shoes, hat to protect against the sun, sunglasses, sunscreen, snack, water, personal first aid kit, trek poles and 25-liter backpack for the walking during the day.


In case of suspension for weather conditions, we will refund 100% of your payment.

subject to weather conditions.

Not included:

lunch and entrance fee of 1 day to the Huacarán National Park per person (S/ 30 international visitors; S/ 12 Peruvians; S/ 5 children).


not allowed for people with problems related to the altitude.

Cancellation and rescheduling policy:

24 hours.

If you cancel your booking until 24 hours before the beginning of the activity, we will refund 100% of the advance you paid for the booking.


  • Normal season: S/ 62 per person.
  • Holy Week and National Holidays: S/ 81 per person.

Let's get amazed by nature in the mountain range with this base of the Pastoruri mountain tour, which will take us by several towns and will give us the possibility to know the vegetation of the area, especially the puyas raimondi of the Andes.


  • We will leave Huaraz heading to the south.
  • The route to Catac will take us through the towns of Recuay and Ticapampa, and in Catac we will drink a mate de coca.
  • Following our way, we will arrive at the Manantial de Aguas Gasificadas of Puma Pampa.
  • We will pass by the Pumapashimi Lagoon, also known as the Seven Colors Spring, fountain from where the rainbow is born, according to the peasants’ belief.
  • In the road we will see puyas raimondi, large plants of the Andes, besides the rock paintings of 12,000 years old.
  • Then, we will arrive at the base of the Pastoruri mountain, after walking from 45 minutes to 1 hour, at 5,100 m above sea level, from where we will enjoy the view of the glacier and take some photographs.
  • The return is through Catac, where we will stop for lunch.
  • After a short break, we will begin the return to the city of Huaraz.

*No charge for children up to the age of 4 (without using a seat). Once you’ve made the booking, write at reservas@denomades.com to indicate name, passport number and nationality of the child travelling without cost.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is there a place where we can buy lunch?

    Yes, we will make a stop in Ticapampa, where you can buy a snack on the way there and lunch on the way back. You can find options from S/ 15 per person.

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