Pisco is a mountain in the Cordillera Blanca range, which is part of the larger mountain range, Huandoy Massif, located in the Yungay province. Nowadays considered by visitors as a mountain which offers spectacular views, the normal route to the west of Pisco is ideal for adapting to the altitude and is chosen by many hikers to finish their trek with or in order to acclimatize before going on a more technical hike.

Duration: 03 Days/02 Nights.
Altitude to the snowy piscomayo: 5752 msnm - Pisco Summit
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate.
Recommended time: May – Septiembre.


01 Day: Huaraz - Cebollpampa (3900 m) - Base Camp (4700 m)

From Huaraz, we will take a shuttle to Cebollapampa (approx. 2 to 3 hours). On the way, you will be able to appreciate amazing sights such as two beautiful lagoons: Chinancocha (lag. Hembra) and Orconcocha (lag. Macho). We will follow the Llanguna Valley to Cebollapampa. From there, we will begin the hike to Campo Morrena, where we will camp for the night. The hike will last approx. 4 to 5 hours.

02 Day: Ascent - Summit Nevado Pisco (5752 m) - Base Camp

We will start hiking at 3 am, crossing through a few moraines on the way to the glacier. Then, we will climb a slope (35°-40° of inclination) until we reach the peak, where we will be rewarded with spectacular views, such as the gigantic Chacraraju, the Artesonraju, Huandoys, Caraz, Huascaran and piscomayo amongst others. Later we will descend to Campo Morrena where we will be able to rest and have lunch before continuing to Base Camp. Approx. 6 to 7 hours.

03 Day: Base Camp - Huaraz

On the third day, we will go back down to Cebollapampa where our shuttle bus will be waiting for the drive back to Huaraz. 1h30 to 2h of descent.



  • Mountain guide
  • Cook specialized in normal and vegetarian food
  • First aid kit
  • Camping equipment (camping tent for 2 people, mats, etc.)
  • Kitchen equipment (dining tent, chairs, tables and kitchen utensils)
  • Private transportation at the beginning and end of the expedition
  • Food during the expedition (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)


  • Entrance ticket to Huascarán National Park s / 65.00
  • Food in the city
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tips

Recommended Personal Equipment

  • Trekking boots, polar or wool gloves, sun hat, hat for the cold (polar and / or wool), gore tex windbreaker jacket, gore tex windbreaker, glasses with UV protection, 40.70 L backpack, bottle for wáter, sun block cream, front torch, with extra batteries, personal first-aid kit, photographic camera, sleeping bag - 15C °, toilet bag and towels, flips flops, trek sticks.

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