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Cordillera Huayhuash Trek
Take on the tough but rewarding challenge of a 10-day trek in what is arguably Peru's best and most beautiful trekking region.
Encompassing a vast terrain of colossal 6,000m peaks, sheltered valleys and plains of knotted rock rising up from endless open grasslands, the Cordillera Huayhuash is in our opinion the most naturally beautiful area in all Peru. But access to the awe-inspiring panoramas up in its lofty Andean reaches comes at a price: the ascents are tough, the air is thin... in short, trekking here is no walk in the park.
If you're up for the challenge, the rewards are immeasurable as you conquer high mountain passes, skirt the snow-draped peaks of the Huayhuash mountain range and look down over vivid turquoise glacial lakes. We'll take care of all the equipment, porters, guides and meals so you're free to savour every moment of this spellbinding 10-day journey.
Activity Rating: challenging
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Real Latin America Experts
Carrie Gallagher - Travel Consultant
A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Escorted Groups team.
Chris Rendell-Dunn - Travel Consultant
Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our Sales team.
Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Consultant
Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made team.
Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Consultant
After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.
Ben Line - Travel Consultant
Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Manager of the Tailor-made Department.
Sophie Barber - Travel Consultant
Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia.