9 days / 8 nights.
After breakfast, drive to Olleros where you will arrange all the gear on the Llamas and begin the trek. The hike today is fairly steady and you will arrive at the camp at Sacracancha, at 4050m.Day 2: Sacracancha - Shongo
After breakfast, continue the trek going up through the narrow valley towards the only pass on the trek, the Yanashallash pass at 4700m. Here you will eventually reach the occidental side of the Cordillera Blanca. With beautiful views of the surrounding area, you will continue the route until you reach the last camp at Shongo.Day 3: Shongo - Chavin
After a typical andean breakfast, you will descend with the llamas, passing through the peasant villages of Chichucancha, Hatu and Nunupata where you will have lunch. After, you will continue the trek with the mountain Huantsan at 6395m coming into view before reaching the archaeological site of Chavin de Huantar situated at 3050m. A guided visit of the ruins before returning to Huaraz by private transport. Along the way you will pass through the tunnel of Kawish which is the point of the continental divide. Transfer to your hotel.
"Highly recommended, professional and well-organized, 'perfect tour', knowledgeable guides" Footprint Handbook 2013
"Transportation services and accommodations are top-notch, and the guides are flexible and extremely helpful" Fodor's Guides 2013
Amazing Destinations is a reputable firm with an impressive variety of unique excursions…" - At Home and Away with Alan Whicker CBE, Magazine At Home and Away with Alan Whicker CBE
Recommended in Bonnie's South America Travel Blog at About.com .
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