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Nevado Vallunaraju 2D1N Tour: Challenge Your Limits!

Embark on a 2 days 1 night camping trip up Nevado Vallunaraju and challenge your limits! Be rewarded with views of Cordillera Blanca once you reach the top.

USD $690.00

Per Person
Number of TravelersPrice Per Person
1USD $690.00
2 or moreUSD $402.00
3 - 5USD $287.00
6 - 12USD $230.00
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Embark on a 2D1N Nevado Vallunaraju Overnight Camping Trip

Located 5686 meters above sea level, Nevado Vallunaraju is a mountain in the northern part of the Ranrapalca Glacier in the Cordillera Blanca, part of the Andes of Peru. Join us for a 2 days 1 night tour, as we bring you to see this nature wonder.

Nevado Vallunaraju (which lies south west of Ranrapalca and Ocshapalca) also has another local name – Quechuan, which means the “peak of dreams”. On this tour, you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the Cordillera Blanca once you reach the top. Also because of its relatively easy access, this is a mountain that many mountaineers prefer.

What are you waiting for? Come join us now!

Highlights

  • Be rewarded with spectacular views of the Cordillera Blanca
  • Camp in the wilderness
  • Challenge your physical and mental limits

Tour Information

Duration: 2 Days 1 Night
Start/End location: Huaraz, Peru
Availability: Year-round
Miscellaneous: 
The difficulty level of this tour is set at “Easy – Moderate”. Travelers are recommended to have done at least one day acclimatization hike before going on this tour.

Itinerary

Day 01: Huaraz – Moraine Camp
On the first day, you will leave Huaraz and be driven for 1.5 to 2 hours to the starting point of your trek. From there, you will hike up for approximately 3 hours to Moraine Camp until reaching 4800 meters above sea level, where you will be able to take in a view of the Ranrapalca and Ocshapalca peaks. This is also where you will set up tent and stay for the night.

Day 02: Moraine Camp to Summit of Mountain Vallunaraju + Back to Huaraz 
On this second morning, you will start at 02:00 am for your hike, where you will pass through several moraines before reaching the wider glacier. The last part involves climbing to the summit of the mountain, where you will be rewarded with views of the Ranrapalca, Huantsan and other peaks. Then, you will start your 5-hour descent down to Moraine Camp, before returning back to Huaraz.

What’s Included

  • Private transport to and from hotel
  • Local mountain guide (AGMP – UIAGM certified)
  • Specialised chef
  • Entrance fee to Huascaran National Park
  • First-aid kit
  • All meals
  • Collective technical equipment
  • Camping equipment
  • Kitchen/dining/bathroom tent
  • 2-person tent
  • Porter

What’s Not Included

  • Travel, accident and health insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal equipment

What to Bring 

  • Light gloves
  • Cap
  • Small backpack/daypack
  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Cotton short-sleeved shirts or t-shirts
  • Fleece or Wool sweater and/or trousers
  • Lightweight pants
  • Regular and long underwear
  • Medium weight parka with fibber fill or down
  • Light cap and wool hat
  • Rain poncho (or rain gear)
  • Water bottle
  • Medium weight socks
  • Hiking boots
  • Sleeping bag
  • Strong waterproof duffel bag
  • Sunglasses, sun block, lip balm
  • Flashlight with spare batteries and spare bulb
  • Towel
  • 2 ice axes (per person
  • 2 locking carabiners (per person)
  • 1 daisy chain (life line)
  • 1 ATC descender (for rappel)
  • 2 cords (for prusik)
  • Harness

Map 

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What Happens After I Book?

After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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