The Quilcayhuanca- Cojup trek is characterized by its beautiful mountains, and its turquoise colored lakes spectacularly viewed from Huapi pass (5,000 meters) upon entering the Cojup valley you can see such mountains as: San Juan, Maparaju, Cayesh, Andavite, Tullparaju, Pucaranra, Huapi, Chinchey, Palcaraju, Ranrapalca, Ishinca, Tocllaraju, and additionally you can enjoy experiencing the plant, animals and other components which comprise the Peruvian Andes environment.
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Difficulty: Easy - Moderate
- Day 1: Huaraz (3,100 mts) - crossing toQuilcayhuanca (3,850 mts) - Cross to Cayesh Camp (4,050 mts).
- Day 2: Cross to Cayesh Camp (4,050 mts) - Cuchillacocha lake Camp (4,600 mts).
- Day 3: Cuchillacocha lake Camp (4,600 mts) - Huapi step (5,100 mts) - Palcacocha lake Camp (4,450 mts).
- Day 4: Palcacocha lake Camp (4,450 mts) - crossing to Cojup (3,850 mts) and back to Huaraz.