Highlights of the Cordillera Blanca. The highest tropical mountain range in the world, the Cordillera Blanca is part of the spectacular Andes that form the spine of South America. A mecca for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, the region boasts over 50 peaks that exceed 15,000 feet, 700 glaciers and 300 lakes.

Trekking to Laguna Churup: With private vehicule we head towards Pitec ,check point of Huscaran National Park; after we start our trek by ascenting a zigzag trail to laguna ; we scramble small boulder; after short stop we reach laguna Churup; we relax, take plenty of photos and descent same route approx.2h to Pitec where our transport to huaraz awaits us.

Laguna Churup is located 20 km east from Huaraz on the way to Llupa and Pitec; one of the most beautifull and popular to visit. From Pitec you have to hike approx. 2-3h ( 3,5 km) to reach this turquiose lake. The trek to Lake Churup is very popular and close to Huaraz but is not so easy to evoke . For that reason leaving early is the best option. You can enoy your own pace and rest when you need to; another option in camping on the shore of the lake when you have time and all necessary aquipment.

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