Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights Highest altitude: 4,750msnm Difficulty: Easy Season: April – October.
Day 1: Huaraz 3,090m.- Canrey Chico 3,450m. – Tzacracancha 3,800m.
In the morning our Guide will go to hotel pick up for you ,then drive to for about 1 hours Olleros (3,500 m), and then at the picturesque village of Canray Chico. Here we start hiking following the course of the Rio Negro (Black River). On our way we admire the Huantzán (6,395 m) and Uruashraju (5,722 m) peaks. We camp in Sacracancha (4,000 m).
Day 2: Tzacracancha – Yanashallash pass 4,700m. – Shoncopampa 3,850m
After the breakfast we will leave at 8:00 We follow the remains of an old Inca road up to Punta Yanashallash pass (4,700 m.). We enjoy the views of the impressive Huantzán peak and others peaks the highest of this section of the Cordillera Blanca. We camp in Shoncopampa 3.800m.
Day 3: Shoncopampa – Chavin Huanta - Huaraz
Early in the morning after our last breakfast ,we will start our trekking ,passing several villages and finally we will have arrived to Chavín and visit the ruins ,we find monumental granite pyramids and ceremonial plazas linked by stone-carved staircases. Subterranean chamber complexes, known as galleries, are the most unusual Chavín architectural style. We visit the Lanzón Gallery with its supreme deity of Chavín, a large stone idol called Lanzón that is finely carved with human, Jaguar, Anaconda, and Harpy Eagle iconography.
Sophisticated stone-carved friezes, columns, giant heads, and astronomic representations are a puzzle for Andean archaeo-astronomers. Then drive back to Huaraz passing the highest pass Cauhish tunel 4,450