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Not the easiest hike, but so rewarding

We stayed at the Lazy Dog Inn, so a short 20 minute cab ride to the trailhead, 10 soles each for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
loomis ca
Amazing Hike & Stunning Lake

Its a great hike about 3km long which easily takes about 3hrs one way. Its absolutely worth it as... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Chris C
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Huascaran National Park, Peru

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Lazy Dog Inn, so a short 20 minute cab ride to the trailhead, 10 soles each for admittance. We had our taxi wait for us. The trip start to finish with time for lunch and a bit of exploring up top...More

Thank ernieLoomisCa
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Its a great hike about 3km long which easily takes about 3hrs one way. Its absolutely worth it as the views along the way are stunning. You catch a rather expensive (S./10 one way) minibus from Huaraz to Pitek and start the hike from there....More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We came here on our second day in Huaraz. A guide told us it's a 3 hours trip and we can go there by our own. So we took a collectivo to Pitec for 10 soles per Person (1 hour drive) - you need to...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I went there to make aclimatization trip but in the end it was one of top places I visited in Peru. Highly recomended.

1  Thank Petr K
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Laguna Churup is a great day hike for people hoping to acclimatize or who want to do an easier hike. It will take 1.5 - 2 hours to reach the top and does involve a bit of uphill, but nothing too difficult. The hike is...More

5  Thank Erin S
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We had planned to do this as a guided hike but ended up going alone. We got a collectivo from Huaraz to Pitec (15 soles each. About an hour journey) and this brings you to the beginning of the trail. It's tough from the start...More

Thank emmaemccarthy
Reviewed 17 October 2016

What a hike! Starting from Llulac up to the National Parc is already worthwhile. The hike to the lake itself starts with a steep path and takes your breath away. In both senses. Because of a thunderstorm we had to abort the last part above...More

Thank Ignace D
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Easy accessible from Huaraz; hire your own cab driver or sign up for a ride in a mini bus at Casa de Guias or various hotels. You can buy your one-day park pass from the park ranger upon your arrival in Pitec or use your...More

1  Thank barbschwarz
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Excellent walk for acclimatization, have a swim once you arrive to the lake, especially on a sunny day.

Thank Carlo B
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

You can get there from Huaraz by Collectivo. Take it to Pitec. Afterwards you will get to the entrance of the national reserve, there you will have to pay 10 soles. The start of the climbing is quite challenging, but the view fron the Mirador...More

Thank Itai E
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