Enjoy a guided Santa Cruz Trek in Huaraz, Peru
The Santa Cruz Trek in Huaraz is a four-day adventure where impressive landscapes and beautiful snowy mountains mix perfectly with the blue sky. You will feel free amongst diverse towns and villages that you will explore with a professional guide. Let the magnificent Cordillera Blanca impress you and see how its beauty captivates your imagination.
Santa Cruz Trek Highlights :
Your Santa Cruz trek will take you past some of the most breathtaking scenery that the Andes have to offer!
The Santa Cruz trek is one of the lesser known hikes in Peru, meaning that you can enjoy the amazing landscapes in peace.
Discover isolated Andean towns filled with local culture and surrounded by pristine nature.
Enjoy panoramic views of blue lakes and snow-capped mountains, under a perfect blue Peruvian sky. The Santa Cruz trek is certainly the best hike in Huaraz!
Click through to “Tour Plan” to see the full itinerary for the Santa Cruz Trek in Huaraz.
Day 1 | Huaraz to Llamacorral Basecamp
Depart Huaraz by car, traveling through the small towns of Caraz and Cashapampa. From there, you will begin your Santa Cruz trek! Hike past crashing whitewater rivers and under the shadow of towering mountains to your first campsite at Llamacorral.
Day 2 | Llamacorral Basecamp to Taullipampa Basecamp
Begin your trek early to walk past sparkling turquoise lagoons and cascading waterfalls towards the Alpamayo viewpoint. From this vantage point, you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the snow-capped mountains of the Cordillera Blanca. You will spend the night at the stunning Taullipampa basecamp, surrounded by the imposing peaks of Taulliraju, Artesonraju, and Quitaraju.
Day 3 | Taullipampa Basecamp to Cachinapampa Basecamp
Today, you will conquer the high point of the trek at Punta Unión Pass (4750m)! From this lofty position, you will have fabulous panoramic views of majestic Incan mountain gods, as well as the stunning lake below. Continue with an easy downhill towards your campsite at Cacinapampa with spectacular views in all directions.
Day 4 | Cachinapampa Basecamp to Huaraz
This morning, your trek will take you past isolated Andean villages and through spectacularly beautiful mountain passes. Take in the jaw-dropping scenery as you make your way downhill towards the village of La Vaqueria, where your private transportation will pick you up and take you back to your hotel in Huaraz.
We recommend you book this tour at least 3 weeks in advance.
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DepartureHuaraz / Huaraz
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