TREKKING LAGUNA WILCACOCHA ADVENTURE OVER (3725 M)
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 Wilcacocha: Beautiful lagoon located southwest of the city of Huaraz, this lake is located in the Cordillera Negra, in the Black Mountains. This circuit offers beautiful panoramic view of the Cordillera Blanca and the valley of Huaylas, is a perfect trekking circuit to acclimatize and climb a snowy Cordillera Blanca.
Description: The lagoon is located at (3725 m) altitude in the Cordillera Negra and is an exceptional viewpoint of the Cordillera Blanca, allowing to identify a large number of peaks as the Nevados Huandoys, Nevado Huascaran, Nevado Chopicalqui, Nevado Vallunaraju, Nevado Ocshapalca, Nevado Ranrapalca, Nevado Churup, Nevado Chinchey, Nevado Huatzan, Nevado Cashan, Nevado Shacsha, Nevado Pucaraju, Nevado Muruaraju, Nevado Caullaraju, etc. The magnificent panorama makes this nice and quiet ride, a highly recommended activity. His proviende Quechua name, Willca-Nieto and Cocha-Laguna. We taking public transport in Huaraz to the bridge of Santa Cruz and there take the road up to the village of the same name without loss reaches the lagoon.
Day 1: Huaraz (3100 m) – Public transport to Puente Santa Cruz – Trekking Hike Cordillera Negra to Laguna Wilcacocha (3725 m) – Return to Huaraz