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From Huaraz: Laguna Churup fullday trek


From Huaraz: Laguna Churup fullday trek

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Join us on an exhilarating full-day trek to Laguna Churup, a challenging yet rewarding adventure that will leave you in awe of the stunning landscapes surrounding Huaraz. Journey to an altitude of 4450m and immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Lake Churup, nestled within a magnificent cirque with the imposing Churup peak as its backdrop. This crystal-clear, deep blue lake is a sight to behold. The trek begins with a scenic drive through traditional villages, followed by a 3-4.5 hour hike to reach the lake. After a well-deserved break for lunch, enjoy the descent and take in panoramic views of the highest mountain in Peru, Huascaran, and the breathtaking Alpamayo. This unforgettable trek is the perfect way to acclimatize and discover the wonders of the Peruvian mountains.

About this experience

  • Non Refundable There is no return, refund or cancellation possible with this product
  • Admission Included
  • 10 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Challenging yet fantastic acclimatization hike
  • Magnificent panorama views of Huaraz and landscape
  • Imposing peak of the Churup peak
  • Extremely clear and deep blue lake
  • Ideal acclimatization hike to explore beautiful mountain range
  • Pick-up and drop off from your hotel in Huaraz
  • Entrance ticket to the Huascarán National Park.
  • Transport
  • Professional guide in Spanish
  • Meals not specified on the itinerary

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Experience the breathtaking beauty and natural wonders of Huaraz with the Laguna Churup fullday trek. This challenging yet exhilarating adventure allows you to immerse yourself in the stunning landscape surrounding the iconic Churup peak. Marvel at the panoramic views of Huaraz as you ascend to the magnificent Churup Lake, nestled at an impressive altitude of 4450m. With its crystal-clear, deep blue waters, the lake is a true spectacle of nature's splendor.

What to expect?

Embark on a journey that promises a total duration of 600 minutes filled with thrill, awe, and exploration. Starting from the early morning pick-up from your hotel in Huaraz, you will be transferred to Pitec, the starting point of this unforgettable trek. Lace up your hiking boots and prepare for a 3 to 4.5-hour walk through picturesque paths and traditional villages. The final leg of the hike involves a challenging climb up a steep rock gully, leading you to the awe-inspiring Churup Lake. Take a well-deserved break to enjoy lunch and soak in the mesmerizing surroundings before descending back to the starting point. Throughout the adventure, be prepared to witness the magnificent peaks of Huascaran and Alpamayo, adding to the grandeur of the experience.

Who is this for?

The Laguna Churup fullday trek is an ideal choice for adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts who crave an extraordinary experience. Whether you are an experienced hiker looking to conquer new heights or a leisure traveler with a spirit of exploration, this trek caters to all. The beauty of Huaraz and the allure of Churup Lake can captivate anyone who appreciates the majestic power of nature. Embark on this journey solo, with a group of friends, or even as a family, knowing that the surreal vistas and unforgettable memories await all who venture.

Why book this?

Immerse yourself in the unspoiled natural beauty of Huaraz with the Laguna Churup fullday trek. Discover the magic of Churup Lake, framed by the towering Churup peak, as you challenge yourself on this exhilarating hike. The experience offers not only breathtaking views of Huaraz but also serves as the perfect acclimatization hike to explore this stunning mountain range. Conquer your limits, soak in the tranquility of the lake, and create everlasting memories in a hidden gem of Peru.

Good to know

A few important details to keep in mind before booking the Laguna Churup fullday trek: The total duration of the trek is approximately 600 minutes. The itinerary includes a pick-up from your accommodation in Huaraz around 7:00 am, transfer to Pitec, and a challenging hike to Churup Lake. It is recommended to come prepared with suitable hiking gear and take note of the high altitude. Drink plenty of water and be ready for a physically demanding adventure. With transportation provided, the trek ensures a hassle-free experience from start to finish.


Venture-seekers who have embarked on the Laguna Churup fullday trek rave about the beauty that awaits at Churup Lake. Many are blown away by the crystal-clear waters, the stunning panoramas of Huaraz, and the majesty of the Churup peak. Travelers highlight the exhilaration of the hike and appreciate the opportunity to acclimatize to the altitude while exploring the jaw-dropping mountain range. The experience and overall satisfaction of those who have completed the trek are a testament to the unforgettable and awe-inspiring nature of this adventure.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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Your Itinerary

Laguna Churup

Pick up from accommodation in Hauraz around 7:00 am: Pick up from your hotel to transfer us to Pitec. From here we start walking 3 - 4.5 hours to the Churup Lagoon (4450 masl). We drive 1 hour from Huaraz to Pitec (3850m) passing through the traditional villages of Unchus and Llupa. After entering the national park we start ascending by following the path over a long ridge. The final 100m to the lake scrambling up a steep rock gully which some people may find difficult. In the lake we will take an hour break for lunch and rest. Then we descend the same path to the starting point from where we will see peaks including the highest mountain (Huascaran) and the most beautiful mountain (Alpamayo) of Peru. This is an ideal acclimatization hike to start exploring this beautiful mountain range. We will return to Huaraz with transportation.

Admission Included

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