Urus, Ishinca, and Tocllaraju tour description
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 a high-altitude climbing experience.
The short approach provides 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 (18,028 ft), Ishinca at 5,560 meters (18,241 ft), and Tocllaraju at 6,034 meters (19,796 ft). 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!
Depending on your arrival time you will be transferred to your Hotel in Miraflores – Lima
After breakfast in your hotel at 7:30 am, 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 team members will be waiting for you to transfer you to your hotel.
After breakfast, we will pick you up and then transfer you to Pitec Place. Here starts the hike up for 3 hours to Churup Lake. Upon your arrival at Churup, you will have time to eat, drink snacks, and take pictures before the return to Pitec. The driver will be waiting for you and then transfer you 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 (11,154 ft). It will be a drive of 1 hour, here our porters will be waiting for us. After we go up to Ishinca base camp for about 4 to 5 hours of walking. You will enter Huascaran National Park where you will register with your passport. You will check the climbing equipment for the next day, overnight camp at 4,300 meters (14,107 ft).
You will wake up very early and have breakfast around 3:00 am after you start hiking at 3:30 am. You arrive at 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 noon. 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 at 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 1:00 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 4,900 m/16,076 ft. Overnight.
After your breakfast at 1:00 am, you will start to climb up to the summit taking an estimated 5 hours to get to the summit. Before reaching the top you will reach a 60-meter (196 ft) wall. You will use a fixed rope with the assistance of the guide, arriving at the summit you will enjoy the splendid views of the surrounding peaks like Huascaran at 6,768 meters/22,204 ft. 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 3:00 pm.
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 Lima, your driver will be waiting for you and will then transfer you to the hotel.
Plan to arrive at 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.
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