Discover and climb three spectacular mountains in Peru! This Gulliver mountain climbing program will summit Urus, Ishinca and Tocllaraju through 12 awesome days of real adventure and adrenaline rushes.
The Ishinca Valley located just outside of Huaraz, Peru is an excellent location to climb a variety of peaks – Gulliver’s specialty! This trip will ascend a variety of climbs that are great for beginning high altitude climbers wanting to gain high altitude climbing experience.
The short approach provides for a maximum amount of time to acclimate and learn glacier, snow and ice climbing skills. The Ishinca Valley provides several options for acclimatization on Urus at 5,495 meters, Ishinca at 5,560 meters and Tocllaraju at 6,034 meters. All three of these peaks will leave from the same base camp.
If you are interested in this awesome climb for anyone from beginners to experts, contact one of our Gulliver Expedition travel specialists!
You can also check out other Gulliver climbing programs available in the Andes.
Depending on your arrival time you will be transferred to your Hotel in Miraflores – Lima
After breakfast in your hotel at 7:30am the driver will pick you up for a transfer to the bus station. The bus takes 8 – 9 hours, at your arrival to Huaraz one of our personal team members will be waiting for you to transfer you to your hotel.
After breakfast we will pick you up then transfer to Pitec Place. Here starts the hike up for 3 hours to Churup Lake. At your arrival to Churup you will have time to eat, drink snack, and take pictures before the return to Pitec. The driver will be waiting for you then transfer to Huaraz. Approx. 7 – 8 hours.
After breakfast in the hotel (Huaraz) we will go the pick-up and start to drive to Pashpa at 3,400 meters. It will be a drive of 1 hour, here our porters will be waiting for us. After we go up to Ishinca base camp about 4 to 5 hours walking. You will enter Huascaran National Park where you will register with your passport. You will check the climbing equipment for next day, overnight camp at 4,300 meters.
You will wake up very early and have breakfast around 3:00 am, after you start hiking at 3:30. You arrive to the glacier after 3 hours and then you will put your climbing gear on and begin the climb up to the summit, taking about 2 hours to get to the summit. You will enjoy the nice view and after taking pictures you will begin to descend for 1 hour to Moraine Camp and continue to base camp arriving at 12:00 pm in the afternoon. Overnight camping here.
You will wake up very early and have breakfast around 2:00 am. You start hiking at 2:30. You will arrive to the glacier after 3 hours and then you will put your climbing gear on to start the climb up to the summit, about 3 hours getting the summit. You will enjoy the nice view and after taking pictures will start to descend for 1 hour to Moraine Camp and continue to base camp arriving at 13:00 pm. Overnight camping here.
Take this day to rest, drink plenty of fluids, and prepare yourself for the third summit.
After breakfast in base camp you will check your climbing gear. After lunch at 11 AM you will start to climb and after an estimated 3 hours you will be in Moraine camp at 4.900m. Overnight
After your breakfast at 1:00 am you will start to climb up to the summit taking an estimated 5 hours to get the summit. Before reaching the top you will reach a 60 meter wall. You will use fixed rope with the assistance of the guide, arriving to the summit you will enjoy the splendid views of the surrounding peaks like Huascaran at 6,768 meters. After taking pictures and enjoying the moment you will rappel down and continue to moraine camp then you will pick up your equipment and continue to go down to the base camp arriving around 3:00pm.
This day you will return to Huaraz. After breakfast around 8:00 am you will go down to Pashpa where your private transfer will be waiting for you and then you will drive to Huaraz to your selected hotel. You will have lunch in the middle of the day.
After your breakfast in the hotel you will be picked up for a transfer to the bus station.
Upon your arrival at approximately 7:00 pm to Lima, your driver will be waiting for you and will then transfer you to the hotel.
Plan to arrive to the airport at least three hours before your international departure.
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Gulliver Expeditions is a tour operator that offers unique Ecuador and Peru tours. Specialized in adventure travel such as climbing, mountain biking and horseback riding. We offer both pre-planned packages as well as tailor-made tours that can include the Amazon rainforest, once-in-a-lifetime Galapagos cruises and expeditions to Machu Picchu.