Trekking Llanganuco Chinancocha & Orconcocha-over-(3850 m)

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Quebrada Llanganuco: It is part of the Huascaran National Park and Biosphere Reserve of Huascaran. Llanganuco Lagoon (which is actually two lakes: the Chinancoha or female or male Orcococha lagoon and lagoon) arises from the melting of snow Ancash most emblematic: the Huascarán and Huandoy. The first lagoon, Chinancocha is 1,450 meters long, 7,393 meters wide and 28 meters from the shores of Chinancocha profundidad.En can be seen queñual trees and cattails and wild ducks. It is the most popular lake and visited by tourists. The second gap, Orcococha, is located at the end of the valley. and it has 910 meters long, 368 meters wide and seven meters deep. Its waters, as well as the Chinancocha, run along the river Ranrahirca to finally join the river Santa.En this second gap can be seen in the patossilvestres as much of the area.

La Quebrada Llanganuco: is a gorge high mountain, 1 glacial formed by the linked doslagunas: Orconcocha and Chinancocha, flanked by snowy mountains Huascaran, Huandoy, Pisco, Chacraraju, Yanapaccha and Chopicallqui (Cordillera Blanca), the path of Maria Josefa and Quebrada demand, part of the Huascaran National Park and biosphere Reserve of Huascaran, located in the Province of Yungay Ancash in Peru.

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Travel Program

We pick up you at 9:00 a.m: Tours through the Callejon de Huaylas, passing and appreciating the picturesque Andean villages and the unique beauty of the Cordilleras Blanca (observe the Nevado Huascaran, the highest mountain of Peru) and the Cordillera Negra. Visit the provinces of Carhuaz (tasting natural fruit ice cream and liquor), Mancos, Yungay (Campo Santo of Yungay and New Yungay), and finally up to the Huascaran National Park, the main attraction of this trip the famous Llanganuco ; Chinancocha and Orconcocha (3850 m), make a little walk around the two lakes contemplating the majesty of the Huascaran, Yanapaccha, Pisco and Huandoy and the flora and fauna surrounding this gap. We reach Caraz, visit the small factories of dairy products and other products of the region as blancmange, fruit ice cream and liqueur, honey, jelly, cheese, butter, ham legs of pork, breads special, etc. Return to Huaraz. We will return approximately about at 7:30 pm – Arrival in Huaraz.


1 hours approx


Included meals: B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=dinner

What's Included

Services included in the prices:

  • Transport private to start point to hike and viceverse
  • Official trekking guide
  • Entrance fees to the Huascaran National Park
  • Pick up at your hotel (at 9:00 am aprox)
  • First aid kit and oxygen (if necessary)

Not included:

  • International flights to Lima / Peru round trip
  • Transfer from the airport for bookings of individual flights with different times of arrival / departure
  • Exit tax at the airport in Lima
  • Travel accident and health insurance
  • Luggage insurance and trip cancellation
  • Meals in restaurants in Lima and Huaraz
  • Pick up at the airport in Lima to the Hotel
  • Transfer from the Hotel to the airport and bus station
  • Transport public bus or Domestic flight Airline LC-Peru
  • Hotel Casa Andina 2 nights in Lima or other hotel
  • Hotel San Sebastián 4 nights in Huaraz or other hotel
  • Personal expenses
  • Box Lunch (amount depends on you)
  • Personal equipment (such as clothes while traveling in the vehicle and hiking. But to be in the sheltered lagoon and hats with earflaps attire is required, hiking shoes, sometimes waterproof/goretex if its rainy season, Sunscreen, Sunglasses, camera, hat or sun hat, sports drinks or water (2 liters approx), etc.)
  • Tips

What to Bring

What to Bring or take fo Day Hiking and Technical Equipment for Climbing Expedition

This equipment list is compiled to provide you with adequate help when choosing your equipment for a climb. Most items are required. Please consider each of them and make sure you understand the function and exclusive use for mountaineering, before substituting or removing items from this list. Please note that this list has been carefully annotated by the organizer. Remember that mountaineering, mountaineering or mountaineering is an extreme, risky sport, therefore everything related to it is of great attention.

These items should be on your hiking checklist:

Hiking backpack for hiking 30 to 40 liters

Light gloves for hiking or (Optional Mittens waterproof)

Medium weight socks

Sleeping bag (-10º to 15ºC)

Small daypack for one day hiking 20 liters

Weather-appropriate clothing (think moisture-wicking and layers)

Hiking boots or shoes

Medium weight parka with fibber fill or down

Rain poncho (or rain gear)

Long-sleeved shirts

Fleece or Wool sweater and/or trousers

Lightweight pants

Cotton short-sleeved shirts or t-shirts

Water bottle for hiking or trekking

Strong waterproof duffel bag

Flashlight with spare batteries and bulb

Towel for personal hygiene each participantFirst-aid kit

Regular and long underwear

Knife or multi-tool

Light cap and wool hat

Sunglasses with UV certification, Sun block, lips

The rest of the list Essentials as appropriate for your hike

Grooming and personal hygiene kit

One Hiking Buff per person

Technical Equipment for High Altitude Expedition Mountains

3 Locking carabiners, we recommended per person

We recommend 2 ice screws for each client

1 Daisy Chain (Life Line) per each person

2 Ice axes (per person) technical, we recommended GRIVEL company

1 ATC descender (Rappel), this is very necessary for technical mountains

2 Cords for prusik, very important (Size Cord 6 mm x 10 m. long)

Gloves(Good gloves) for expeditions over 6000meters

Harness, we recommended GRIVEL company

Sleeping pad / Mattress, we recommend with air or inflatable mattress

Crampons, we recommended GRIVEL company

Walking sticks (optional), a pair per person, we recommended GRIVEL company

Down Jacket for expedition

Very important to have personal clothing such as pants and jacket with GOROTEX certification

First aid kit, for high mountains, because we as guides cannot medicate clients

Backpack Capacity 60 liters, it is better to have a bigger backpack to go comfortably to the high camps, because here you have to carry all your personal things

Gaiters or Leggings, now modern boots already have built-in (Incorporated), but better to have an extra pair

Dressing appropriately for the mountains can make the difference between a pleasant trip and a really uncomfortable one. Clothing must provide the right degree of temperature, perspiration and be well ventilated. Preferably cotton clothing should be avoided, as in humid conditions they absorb body heat.

In general, the weather conditions in in the Andes of South America can vary from day to day and even throughout the day. Therefore, clothing must be versatile.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have regarding the necessary equipment.

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Country / Location: Peru
Mountain Guide: Edwin Albino Lliuya
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Edwin Albino Lliuya

Expert trekkin guide certified
Trekking-guide of Peru Expeditions

Elmer Albino Lliuya

Expert trekkin guide certified
Trekking-guide of Peru Expeditions