Full-Day Llanganuco Lakes Private Tour From Huaraz

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 12 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    08:00 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this timeTimes are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
  • Return Details :
    Dowtown Huaraz; only Santa Cruz Trek Hostel guests drop-off at hostel
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Llanganuco Lakes is one of the most wonderful areas, for adventure lovers, and it can be visited in a short 4 hours hike! This tour involves you in passion for nature and adventurous hiking. If you don't wish to hike, you can stay in the car and follow hikers the same route in this comfort option.


Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

Family friendly

Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour

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Morning Breakfast in the hotel and then we depart at 8am in Huaraz picking you up from your hotel, depart in direction north side Huaraz to the Llanganuco Lakes which are located between the mountains of Huascaran and Huandoy. We pass by several typical villages like Monterrey, Paltay, Tarica, Jangas, Yungar Anta appreciating the beautiful white mountains of Huandoy, Huascaran, Hualcan, Copa and others. You can make a photo-stop from the various viewing points on the way.

Continue on to Marcara, Carhuaz 2650masl, Yungay this buried city holds history; a 7 degree earthquake took place in 31 May 1970 at 3:20pm, pieces of the Huascaran Mountains north peak broke off and caused a huge avalanche of mud and ice and in 6 seconds destroyed Yungay province. A guided visit will take you around 45 minutes.

1km north is New Yungay, from here start ascending the dusty road up to the Llanganuco Lakes. Further on for about one hour we arrive at the base of the Mountain Huascaran and Huandoy and continue until a place called Cebollapampa.From here start walking along the valley visiting the lakes (first Orconcocha) and doing some bird watching. Then we continue to Chinacocha Lake, here take alternative activities such as sailing with small boats or horse riding.

After we continue waking along the nicest trail of Maria Josefa which is full of vegetation, where at the end the bus will be waiting and take to a countryside typical restaurant for lunch. We come back the same way to Yungay then drive back to Huaraz, arriving at around 6pm to theBus Terminal Station.


Local guide

Hotel/port pickup

Private tour

Round-trip private transfer

Transport by private vehicle


Food and drinks



Entry/Admission - Huascaran National Park

Entry/Admission - Lake Llanganuco

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Dress code is formal

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

Not wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers

COVID-19 vaccination required for guides