After an early breakfast in your hotel in Huaraz, your driver will pick you up to drive through the northern part of the Callejón de Huaylas and via the city of Yungay to get to the Huascaran National Park. On the way you will pass the beautiful lagoons of Llanganuco and the Portachuelo pass at 15,616 feet (4,760 m) from where you will get spectacular views of Peru´s highest peaks, Huascarán, Pisco and Chopicalqui.
The town of Vaquería at 11,800 feet (3,600 m) is the start of the Santa Cruz trek.
On this first day you will start with a gentle hike uphill to your camp in Paria at 12,700 feet (3,870 m).
Overnight at the camp site in Paria.
- Lunch included
- Dinner included