Huaraz – Full Day to Nevado Pastoruri and Puya de Raimondi

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Resumen de itinerario

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Day 1

Full Day en Pastoruri y Puya de Raimondi

Day 1: At 09:30 AM, we will leave towards the south of Huaraz to enter the Huascarán National Park through the Pachacoto detour, located approximately 1 hour from Huaraz.

First Stop: Gasified waters of Pumapampa, waters naturally aerated by the action of minerals within the Huascarán National Park. These spring waters emanate from the depths, their main attraction being a mouth of regular size which releases a lot of carbonated water, at a height of approximately one meter, this height is in accordance with the phases of the moon. In Cátac there are underground water leaks where the concentration of chemical elements makes their consumption impossible; but the existence of wetlands and their components treat the liquid through bioremediation, making it suitable for consumption and even meters below they are a point of capture of water to later make it drinkable.

Second stop: We will visit the Puya Raimondi, considered one of the most beautiful examples of the high Andean flora, with a life span ranging from 04 to 100 years and can reach a height of 06 to 15 meters. It has an upright stem up to 6 meters high, a diameter of 06 meters with its spiny leaves arranged in a rosette around the stem, and a floral axis whose growth is between 4 to 8 meters.

Third Stop: Laguna Pumashimi, a small lagoon with several colors inside due to the rocks and the movement of the sun. It’s an ideal place for some wonderful photos.

Fourth Stop: Cave paintings, paintings found on rocks on the way to Pastoruri, probably made in the archaic period.

Fifth Stop: Arrival at Pastoruri, to get to the glacier you walk about 40 minutes or you can use the horses that the residents who rent halfway through, you can touch the snow and see the frozen lagoon that was formed by the deglaciation from the snow.

Included services

  • Pick up and return to your hotel.
  • Professional bilingual tour guide.
  • Transfers to all destinations.

Not included services

  • Feeding.
  • Ticket to Huascarán Park: S/ 15.00
  • Horses: S/ 10.00
  • Taxes.

What you need to know

  • Children up to 3 years old do not pay, they share complete services with parents or accompanying adults.
  • Tour not recommended for children under 6 years old.
  • The tour is provided in shared service.
  • Minimum of 02 travelers for the purchase.
  • Bring comfortable clothes, sneakers, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat.
  • Rate not valid for high season and National holidays. (Ask for the price if that is the case).
  • It is advisable to purchase travel insurance for your stay in the country.
  • The service is subject to change without prior notice, due to weather conditions (rain, bad weather, etc.), as well as any other event that does not allow the normal development of the service. Any cancellation for the indicated reasons, no refund applies, if you want to withdraw before the end of the tour, no refund applies.
  • If you do not attend the day of the service, it will be considered a “No Show” with no room for claims or returns.

Cancellation Policies

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