After breakfast at the hotel we leave Huaraz and head north to Callejon de Huaylas; after 20 min we take a detour to Ishinca; after 60 min we arrive at Cochapampa close to village of Pashpa where we start our hike to Quebrada Urus; we can admire views of snowcapped Huascaran, copa and hualcan; after 1h walking through Urus we spot Quenual Trees; type of tree which grows between 3500 and 4500 m high; we walk along crystal clear river for 1 and half hour until we reach Laguna Yanacocha; a bit forward we approach a turquoice colour Laguna Uruscocha surrounded by forest; we enjoy our lunch resting , taking pictures and walk along laguna’s shore ; if we lucky we can spot diffrent species of wild duck, andean sesgull, andean goose; return same way; it should take us 1 – 1 and half to get back to Cochapampa where our transport to Huaraz awaits us.Reservar ahora Consultar
Trek to laguna Uruscocha
Laguna within Quenuales Forest
Two beautifull, turquoise, hardly known lakes located in the Urus north-east from Huaraz at the elevation of Ishinka Valley and two small villages of collon and Pashpa; one day hike with stunning views of south face of snowcapped peaks of Huascaran, copa and hualcan where you can appreciate quenuales forest; one of at least frequently visited lagunas so you can fully enjoy its tranquility ; trail not so steep; very enjoyable.
|What to bring?|
|Highest Point: 4300 msnm
Distance from Huaraz: 25 km (by car), 5 km (hiking) aprox.
Level: Medium to hard.
|Private tour||# people||May – Sep||Oct – April|
||2 – 3|
|4 – 6|
|How to book?|
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