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Urus, Ishinca and Tocllaraju Climb (7 days)

Operative tour
May to September

If you cancel your booking until 10 days 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 10 days before the beginning of the activiity.

Free rescheduling

Climbing expedition to three peaks at altitudes of 18,028 feet, 18,143 feet, and 19,797 feet. Only for experienced mountaineers.


Price

  • Price for Urus, Ishinca and Tocllaraju Climb (7 days): US$ 1,250 per person.

Included

  • Meals.
  • Hotel pick up (just city area).
  • Guide.
  • Cook.
  • General first-aid kit.
  • Shared double tent.
  • Sleeping pads.
  • Cooking equipment.
  • Private transportation.
  • Portable toilet.
  • Mountain equipment.

Not included

  • Entrance ticket for 4 to 30 days to the Huascarán National Park:
  • International visitors: S/. 150 per person.
  • Peruvians: S/. 75 per person.
  • Children (5 to 16 years): S/. 35 per person.
  • Porter to carry camping gear, food, and mountain gear.
  • Bathroom with shower.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Health insurance.


*Remember that for this activity you have to carry the equipment and kitchen utensils, because there are no porters.

What to bring

  • A 40 to 70 liter backpack for all the circuit.
  • Waterproof jacket and pants (Gore-Tex of similar).
  • Polar warm clothes (Polartec or similar).
  • Thermal clothing (first layer).
  • Short and long sleeved T-shirts.
  • Waterproof mountain boots (must cover the ankle).
  • Enough batteries (there is no energy to charge electronic devices in te road).
  • Flip-flops (for showers, rest and river crossing, it it were necessary).
  • Flashlight.
  • Towel.
  • Winter hat and gloves for cold temperatures.
  • Cap to protect yourself from the sun.
  • Sun block.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Camera.
  • Personal first-aid kit.
  • Water bottle (Nalgene or similar).
  • Ziploc bags or similar (to store the garbage).
  • Hiking poles.
  • Sleeping bag.

How to book

  1. Select the departure date from the calendar.
  2. Select the number of people.
  3. Click on "Add to cart".
  4. Pay the full price of the tour online.

Itinerary

Let's get to know three of the highest summits of the Cordillera Blanca with this Urus, Ishinca and Tocllaraju climb of 7 days, which will allow us to traverse roads that will take us to the Ishinca Canyon and access to incomparable landscapes.


Day 1: Huaraz – Pashpa – Ishinca Base Camp

We will leave the city of Huaraz at 08:00, following the north direction of the Alley of Huaylas. You will arrive at Paltay and then continue to Pashpa, at 3600 m altitude. Then you will arrive at the Ishinca Base Camp to rest that night.


Day 2: Ishinca Base Camp – Usur Summit – Ishinca Base Camp

Activities will begin at 02:00. You will get your equipment ready and begin the ascent along a zigzagging path to the Urus moraine. After 3 hours of walking, entering the glacier, you will reach the summit, at 5495 m altitude. Here you can see several mountains with heights over 6000 m. After a pause to enjoy the view and regain energy, you will return to the Ishinca Base Camp, following the same path used to reach the top.


Day 3: Ishinca Base Camp – Ishinca Summit – Ishinca Base Camp

You will start the day at 02:00 having breakfast and preparing the equipment. Then you will begin to climb until you reach the Ishinca moraine, after 3 hours. You will enter through the glacier, following the path to the summit of Ishinca, at 5530 m altitude. You will follow a path that will show you several mountains that reach 6000 m in altitude. You will use the same route to return to Ishinca Base Camp and you will spend the night here.


Day 4: Ishinca Base Camp

This day will be for resting. You will be able to organize and dry the mountain equipment, getting everything ready to start the next stage of the expedition, which will be a little more demanding than the previous days.


Day 5: Ishinca Base Camp – Tocllaraju Moraine Base Camp

After breakfast you will go on a 4-hour trek to the Tocllaraju Moraine Base Camp, at 4900 m altitude. Here you can watch the sunset among a landscape of impressive mountains. Then you will rest for the next day's climb.


Day 6: Tocllaraju Moraine Base Camp – Tocllaraju Summit – Ishinca Base Camp

The day will start at 01:00. After organizing your equipment and having breakfast, you will begin the ascent to the summit, which will last 6 hours. Once at the summit of Tocllaraju, at 6034 m altitude, you can rest and enjoy the wonderful view with more than 10 snow-capped mountains in the surroundings. You will return to Tocllaraju moraine to rest and then continue to Ishinca Base Camp to spend the night.


Day 7: Ishinca Base Camp – Cochapampa Lagoon – Huaraz

After breakfast and picking up camp, you will begin the 4-hour walk to Cochapampa Lagoon where you will take the bus that will take you back to Huaraz, ending the activity.

Cancellation policy

  • You will be able to reschedule without any cost or cancel with full refund until 10 days before the beginning of the program. After that period, it will not be possible to make changes or cancellations.

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