Tipe of tour

Nature & Mountains


7 hours approx.

Maximum height

4450 msnm


trekking guide, transport

Trekking to Lake Churup is located about 20 km east of Huaraz on the route to Llupa and Pitec. It is one of the most beautiful and most visited lakes in this area. Its access, from Pítec, requires a steep hike that takes between 2 to 3 h (3.5km) to the lagoon in the place you can see (1 hour) the lake of turquoise waters with impressive beauty. The hike to the Churup lake (4450 masl) is one of the most popular tours and is very close to Huaraz, but it is not as easy as it seems, so it is better to leave early (approx 7am), to walk at a quiet pace and be able to rest when needed.
Another interesting option is to camp before the lake, as long as you have the necessary time and equipment.

IMPORTANT ! * Price indicated above is valid for group departures, if you travel as a couple or only you, it is important to check scheduled group departure dates so you can join. * BUT if you want exclusive private service, the prices are given in the following table and you also decide the dates in which you want the tour.
Day 1
Huaraz - Pitec - Laguna Churup trek

With a private vehicle we head towards Pitec, the control place of the Huascarán National Park. Then ascend to the lake through a zigzag path, later we will have to climb some small rock walls; and after a brief stop we will arrive at the Churup lake. After taking many photos and relaxing, we go down the same route that will take approximately 2 hours to Pitec, where the transport is waiting to return to Huaraz.

What to bring?

  • Fresh clothes during the trip in the vehicle and walk. But warm jacket (windy) for the viewpoint.
  • Cap for the sun, sun cream, sunglasses, lipstick.
  • Rehydrating drinks or water (2 liters approx).
  • Box Lunch (cereal bars, chocolates, sandwiches, fruits)
  • Hiking shoes and walking stick.
Exclusive private tour April – Sep. Oct. – Mar.
  • Price x person
  • Price x person
2-3 people $ 60 $ 50
4-6 people $ 45 $ 40
*Prices only in private service (For group departures are subject to early booking to give option to join more people to the group)  
  • Transportation from your hotel to start point to hike and viceverse.
  • Official trekking guide (english speaking).
  • Huascaran National Park entrance ticket included (Only in PRIVATE TOUR). For group tour add 30 soles per person.
  • Pick up at your hotel ( between 6:30 a 7:00 am aprox).
  • First aid kit and oxygen bottle (if necessary).
Not includes
  • Box lunch
  • Others no indicated
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(*) Campos obligatorios

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