Cordillera Blanca Treks
While many people go to Huaraz for Day Hikes, there are several popular multi-day treks you should consider. Trekking in the Cordillera Blanca is invariably at high altitude, in remote areas. Be sure that you’re prepared with the right equipment, food and maps before you set out. Be prepared for snow
Several trekking agencies in Huaraz can take you on guided treks, or you can plan your own. If you don’t have your own gear, you can rent in Huaraz.
There is an almost endless list of possible treks in the Cordillera Blanca. Below are just a few of the most popular. Most of these treks are in Huascarán National Park, which means you must pay the park entrance fee of s/30 per day. Tickets can be purchased at any park entrance.
Whether you’re going on your own or with an agency, always check at the Casa de Guías in Huaraz for information about current conditions before setting out in the mountains. The maps in these itineraries are all free maps that you can pick up at the Casa de Guías or at the iPeru office on the Plaza de Armas in Huaraz.