Tipe of tour

Nature & Mountains


9 hours approx.

Maximum height

4250 msnm


trekking guide, transport

Lake located east from Huaraz in Cordillera Blanca mountain range; inside small valley rests Laguna Rajucolta where we can appreciate excellent views of Mount Huantzan; this 7km walk is a perfect way for acclimazation day in high Andes.

  IMPORTANT ! * To take this tour requires a prior acclimatization, see our options of CULTURAL TOURS * Price indicated above is valid for group departures (see scheduled dates in the table), 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.
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Huaraz - Macashca village - hiking Rajucolta valley

After pick up from hotel we head towards Macashca; after 45 min we start our trail through the valley; the trail gradually ascents till the end of valley the walk should take approx.3h ; we approach Laguna Rajucolta ( 4300m) located under Mount Huantzan( 6395m); we rest to admire its turquoise wáter and take photos ; we come back same way till the beginning of valley where our transport to Huaraz awaits us.

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.
Tour Privado May – Sep. Oct. – April
  • Precio x persona
  • Precio x persona
2-3 pax S/ 195 S/ 160
4-6 pax S/ 140 S/ 120
*Departures only in private service (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 sepeaking).
  • Huascaran National Park entrance ticket included (Only in PRIVATE TOUR). In group departure to add 30 soles per person.
  • Pick up at your hotel ( between 6:30 a 7:00 am aprox).
  • First aid kit and oxygen (if necessary).
No incluye
  • Others no indicated
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