Alpamayo Mountain


DAY 1 : 5 hours aproximately

in this program we are going to star in Cashapampa( 3,900 m.a.s.l.), from there our first couple hours will be step into Santa Cruz Valley, this Valley is very narrow and very warm. We can see the first Mountain after 4 hours trek, in the way there are the high anden flora like Quenual , Aliso, Machito amount other ones. in this first day the distance is 10 kilometres until to arrived to the Llamacorral base Camp ( 3,750 m.a.s.l.)

DAY 2: 5 hours aproximately

Llamacorral – Base camp _ Arhuey Cocha camp to 4200meters.- Today we will hike along the valley moderate enjoying the beautiful lakes called Ichicocha and Jatuncocha, turquoise lakes, then we will arrive to nice spot where will have lunch at the place called Quisuar, then after it we will go up to the Alpamayo south base camp, we will get here early and prepare and check our climbing gears for the next day, overnight at 4300masl.

DAY 3:

Base camp – Camp 1 to 4950meters.- After breakfast, We will climb the moraine rocky trail to get the glacier, We will walk the rocky area for about 3 hours, then we will get the glacier at 5000masl, then we will start using our climbing gear, and start climbing for about 2 hours and half, to get the col, at 5600 masl, then for a half hour we have to go down to the high camp 1 at 5400 masl, camp in the glacier


Camp 1 – Summit – Camp 1 to 5300meters.- Today the breakfast will be at 2 or 3 am in the morning, and we will start climbing using head lamps, and after 1 hour aprox walking in the snow we will get the base of the wall (Ferrari route) the inclination is aprox 75º, then we will start climbing the wall, and after 2 or 3 hours climbing we will succeed the summit, where we will have impressionist white mountain peaks. And after to enjoy for a few minutes we will come dawn rappelling with the help of our guide, arriving to the camp place at 11 or 12 am and just for lunch, and rest in the afternoon, overnight in the glacier at 5400masl


Camp 1 – Base camp .- After the breakfas in the glacier, we will take the same route to go back to the Base Camp, Arriving at 3pm aprox. And camp at 4300 in the base camp


Base camp – Cashapampa camp .- Today we will come back walking down hill along the Santa Cruz valley, until Cashapampa, then after hard days climbing we will need relax, so we will go to Huancarhuaz Hot Springs, then in the afternoon we will come back to camp in Cashapampa and overnight at 2950masl

What's included?


Transportation by vehicle to and from the roadhead

two-man tents including sleeping pads

pack animals

kitchen crew and commissary gear with all meals included as well as a bilingual guide on the trek

who will handle the first aid kit


Alcoholic beverages




laundry service

additional tours


sleeping bags

hiking boots and other personal gear.