We drive to Queropalca. On the way we pass small villages such as: Recuay, Ticapampa and Catac, then we change the route to the easth side (Huascaran Nationa Park) where we apreciate a type of bromeliad, Puya Raimondi. It is not only the largest of the Puya species, but also the largest species of bromeliad. It can reach 3 m tall in vegetative growth, and can produce a flower spike 9–10 m tall, with more than three thousand flowers and six million seeds in each plant. Continuing our journey, we pass small village such as Huanzala, Huallanca and finally arriving to Huanco Pampa Ruins, which is situated on a grand plateau enables us to visit this Inca city, one of the major Inca settlements outside of Cusco on the main Inca Road that leads from Quito, Ecuador to Bolivia and beyond. Then we drive to Queropalca where we spend the night. Camp nearby at 3,800m.a.s.l.
THE BEST OF HUAYHUASH
Huaraz and the world ́s highest tropical range Mountains have one of the most desirable treks in your journey to Perú. This program has a perfect combination of natural views, Nature Flora, and pre-Inca Archeological sites that will blow your mind. With new access roads into what is considered Peru's most spectacular mountain scenery, we have developed this short trek into the heart of this beautiful and panoramic mountain range. It offers a new opportunity for those who don’t have the time to do the longer, classic traditional route. A prerequisite, however, is to be well-acclimatized since we get high fast. We invite you to review the full itinerary and observe the many incredible things you can discover. Remember to check our tips on the left side of this window, we want you in good condition. See you on the road!