Distance: 15 km
Rating: moderate to hard
Hiking up to Lake Churup is challenging yet a fantastic hike affording excellent panoramic views, right at the armpit of Churup mountain (5495 m) Lake Churup trek takes only a half a day, and is popular also for acclimatization.
Itinerary: Galaxia bus picks you up in Huaraz early in the morning and takes you to the trail start at Pitec (1h drive), 4h hike.
What to bring:
Get prepared for heat, sun, rain and cold. Good hiking shoes, water, sunscreen.
Transfers, local guide services, lunch bag.
Excluded: National park entrance fee (5 soles for a day per person in 2012 - bring your passport number with you), tips for the staff.
- This hike reaches 4450m altitude with a steep ascent, which may feel hard if you haven't acclimatized.
- If you have any food restrictions like allergies, vegetarian or religious restrictions, please inform us before the trek.
- You can also purchase this trek as an individual tour, or buy only some parts of the service package - just contact us and we'll make you a good offer!
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