Join Dan Murphy, co-owner and guide for Hiking New Zealand and Active Earth Adventures on this challenging trek that finds its rewards in the majestic views of mountains of Himalayan proportions. Enjoy fabulous hospitality, and expert and safety conscious guiding by our trusted local partners, whilst in total crossing 10 passes and trekking about 150 kilometres over eleven days.
This circuit trek takes you to the Peruvian Andes and the Sierra Huayhuash – a range of mountains 30 km in length where six peaks reach over 6000 metres, and 29 are over 5000 metres. It includes Yerupaja, the second highest peak in Peru at 6634 meters.
» Experience a remote region of the Peruvian Andes
» Camp in valleys amongst snow-capped peaks and alongside glacier-fed lakes
» Awe-inspiring mountain views as you cross high altitude passes
» Fully supported trek with drovers and donkeys (you only carry a daypack)