Day trip

Huaraz: Pastoruri Glacier Day Trip

Huaraz: Pastoruri Glacier Day Trip

From US$ 210 per group up to 1

Explore the extensive Pastoruri Glacier and its surroundings from the city of Huaraz. Visit traditional towns and the Lake of Seven Colors.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Pickup is available from central Huaraz. The local partner will contact you the day before the tour to inform the exact pickup time. Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Private group available

Experience

The experience
  • Depart from Huaraz to explore the Pastoruri Glacier and its surroundings
  • Visit traditional towns in the area and learn about the native culture
  • Discover the flora and fauna of Huascaran National Park
  • Visit the Lake of Seven Colors and the nearby cave paintings
Full description
After pickup from your hotel in Huaraz, you will head to the South-East of the Callejón de Huaylas, passing by traditional towns like Recuay, Ticapampa and Catac. Arriving at Huascarán National Park, visit Pumashimin Lake, also known as the Lake of Seven Colors. You will also explore the nearby cave paintings. Next, trek for approximately 40-60 minutes to the Pastoruri Glacier, taking time to appreciate its formation and lagoons. After returning to the bus, you will head to a restaurant in Ticapampa or Catac, where meals cost about 15 soles for lunch. You'll then head back to Huaraz.  If you choose the private option, the bus will stop in a quiet area with a scenic view. Lunch will be served by the guide and the driver.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Huaraz
  • Spanish-speaking guide (if shared option is selected) or bilingual Spanish and English-speaking guide (if private option is selected)
  • Lunch (if private option selected)
  • Entrance fees
    Not suitable for
    • People with heart problems
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You must fill out a travel information form
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Cash

    Know before you go

    • If you choose the shared tour, a stop will be made for lunch at Ticapampa or Catac, where a lunch is around 15 soles per person
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5

    based on 2 reviews

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    Viaje con mi familia (42, 14, 12 y 3 años de edad) al glaciar de pastoruri en un tour privado, un viaje excelente y muy bien organizado por Scheler Artizone Trek. Subimos hasta 5,100 mts de altura sobre el nivel del mar sin problemas con el apoyo de Scheler y su equipo. Las paradas que hace el tour son inolvidables como es una laguna de agua hirviendo pero estando fría, el lago siete colores cuya pureza permite ver el fondo al con distintos colores conforme a la profundidad, las pinturas rupestres, y obviamente el glaciar, en donde hay caballos y personas que te ayudan a cargar a los niños pequeños o cualquier cosa que necesites. La cereza del pastel es la comida o almuerzo privado que organiza Scheler a una altura casi de 5000msnm en un lugar apacible y con unas vistas majestuosas instalaron una mesa con todos los servicios y platillos de comida y bebidas calientes. Es una experiencia única, inolvidabley muy personalizada. Gracias Scheler, lo disfrutamos mucho. Saludos desde Mexico.

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    August 23, 2021

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    ¡Tuve un gran día con un guía apasionante y! Aprendes mucho sobre la región, ¡y la discusión siempre ha sido simple y fácil! yo recomiendo !

    July 10, 2021

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