Tour hike to Laguna 69 Full Day

Huaraz
FromUSD 44USD 35Peruvian price USD 30

About this tour

  • Start: Pick up from the visitor’s hotel in the city of Huaraz(at 6 am).
  • Duration: 11 hours (full day).
  • Type of transport: Complete tourist transportation on the tour.
  • Tickets (included): Entry ticket to all tourist attractions.
  • Tour guide: Professional guide in Spanish or English.
  • Tourist attractions to visit: Huascarán National Park, Llanganuco ravine, Laguna 69.
  • Payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, PayPal.
  • Immediate confirmation.

Description

  • Get to know one of the most beautiful landscapes in Peru, Laguna 69 in the Áncash region (White mountain range). On the route, the visitor will also be able to visit Andean towns such as Carhuaz or Yungay (the Yungay cemetery). You will also be able to visit the Llanganuco ravine, all within an all-inclusive tour that offers: pick-up from the hotel in Huaraz, complete tourist transportation, entry ticket to all tourist attractions, professional guide and return to your hotel in Huaraz. Does not include breakfast or box lunch on the route. The tour starts at 6 in the morning and ends at 5 in the afternoon.

This is the experience

  • The Laguna 69 Full Day tour offers an adventurous experience surrounded by beautiful landscapes of the Andes Mountains. The service begins with the pick-up from the tourist’s hotel in the city of Huaraz(at 6 am). Then travel through the magical White mountain range, visiting Carhuaz, Yungay, the Llanganuco ravine and the Huascarán National Park. The walk to the lagoon is intense due to the geography of more than 4 thousand meters of altitude. It takes 3 hours to get there on foot. Once at Laguna 69 (4,600 meters above sea level), enjoy one of the most fascinating landscapes in Peru. The return will be by the same route arriving in Huaraz at 5 pm.

Prices

Hiking tour to lagoon 69
Price per person
Foreign
National
Tour to lagoon 6935 USD30 USD
*This tour is for 2 people or more

Itinerary

  • The tour begins with the pick-up of the tourist from the door of their hotel in the tourist area of ​​the city of Huaraz (3,052 meters above sea level). Pick up will be at approximately 6 in the morning.
  • Then, aboard a tourist transport, we will travel through the so-called Huaylas alley where we will appreciate picturesque Andean towns such as Mancos, Carhuaz or Yungay, a historic place due to the 1970 flood where approximately 70 thousand people died. There, in the company of our tour guide, we will learn about the history of the place.
  • Then the tourist transport will take a detour along a dirt road entering the Huascarán National Park. There we can stop to have a local breakfast (not included in the tour). Next, we will visit the famous Llanganuco ravine, a beautiful Andean landscape.
  • Through a last trip in tourist transport we will arrive at the Cebollapampa camp (3,850 meters above sea level). There the hike to Laguna 69 begins. The route is intense, along flat and steep paths surrounded by incredible landscapes of snow-capped mountains, mountains, waterfalls, streams and more. On the route, the visitor will also be able to appreciate the natural flora and fauna (ichu, vizcachas, birds and more). After almost 3 hours of walking, we will arrive at Laguna 69.
  • Laguna 69 is located at 4,600 meters above sea level. It is one of the more than four hundred lagoons located throughout the Huascarán National Park. However, this lagoon has a special charm due to its turquoise waters, the snow-capped mountains that surround it, such as Chacraraju.
  • In the lagoon, tourists can get some of the best landscape photographs in Peru. We will be appreciating the lagoon for about 1 hour, always in the company of our tour guide.
  • At the time indicated by the tour guide we will hike back to the Cebollapampa camp (the return section is downhill so it is easier). On the route we can stop to enjoy a box lunch recommended for its protein content (cereals, nuts, fruits, chocolates and more).
  • Once there we will take the tourist transport that will take us back to the city of Huaraz. The tour ends at the visitor’s hotel at approximately 5 pm.

Included in the tour

  • Pick up the visitor at the door of their hotel in the tourist area of ​​Huaraz.
  • Complete round trip transportation service.
  • Professional tour guide in Spanish and English.
  • Admission ticket to all tourist attractions.
  • Return to the tourist’s hotel in Huaraz.
  • Tour cancellation option.
  • Tour date change option.
  • Tourist breakfast.
  • Tourist box lunch.
  • Souvenirs.

What to bring?

  • Comfortable clothing for trekking and with warmth for low temperatures (approximately 5ºC).
  • Trek shoes.
  • Cap or hat.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Passport or identity document.
  • Cash (for additional purchases such as breakfast and box lunch).

Where does the tour start and end?

  • The tour begins with the tourist being picked up at the door of their hotel in the city of Huaraz at 6 am.
  • The tour ends with the tourist’s return to the city of Huaraz at approximately 5 p.m.

How to prevent altitude sickness?

  • Laguna 69 is located in the Huascarán National Park at about 4,600 meters above sea level. At that altitude it is common to suffer some symptoms of altitude sickness or mountain sickness.
  • To reduce the symptoms of mountain sickness, it is advisable to spend one or two nights beforehand in the city of Huaraz located at 3,052 meters above sea level. Thus, the tourist will achieve better acclimatization to the geography of the White mountain range. In addition, it is advisable to drink hot infusions and avoid foods with a lot of fat.

Group or private services

  • Do you want to take the Laguna 69 tour in private service? Contact info@machupicchuterra.com or (+51) 982 108 083.

Frequent questions

What is Laguna 69?

Laguna 69 is located at 4,600 meters above sea level. It is one of the more than four hundred lagoons located throughout the Huascarán National Park, in the Áncash region in the central mountains of Peru. However, this lagoon has a special charm due to its turquoise waters, the snow-capped mountains that surround it, such as Chacraraju. It is also famous for the arduous hike to get there, a challenge for many tourists due to the high altitude.

Is the hike to Laguna 69 difficult?

To get to Laguna 69 it is necessary to make an arduous 6.5 kilometer walk (13 kilometers round trip). It can take an average tourist 2 hours 30 minutes or more to complete. The walk requires intense physical effort due to the Andean geography of more than 4 thousand meters above sea level.

What will I see on the 69 Full Day lagoon tour?

During the tour to Laguna 69, tourists will be able to see Andean towns in the Huaylas alley such as Mancos, Carhuaz and Yungay. In addition, you will observe the amazing Andean geography with snow-capped peaks (such as Chacraraju), streams, waterfalls, the Llanganuco ravine and more. You will also be able to observe the variety of plants and wildlife such as vizcacha, ichu (wild Andean grass) and more. Of course the great tourist attraction is Laguna 69.

How to cancel the Laguna 69 Full Day tour?

The 69 Full Day lagoon tour can be canceled by sending a simple request to the email to info@machupicchuterra.com. The last deadline is 5 days before the tour. Cancellation has a penalty of 25% of the amount paid (refund of 75% of the total amount).

How to change the date of the Laguna 69 Full Day tour?

The 69 Full Day lagoon tour can be modified by sending a simple request to the email to info@machupicchuterra.com. The changes available are to the date and the names of the tour holders. Remember that the last deadline is 5 days before the tour. Cancellation has a penalty of 10% of the amount paid, which must be paid through a payment link that you will receive in your email.

How to pay for the Laguna 69 Full Day tour?

You can make payment for the Laguna 69 Full Day tour through the Machupicchu Terra website. Payment methods are all secure: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club or PayPal. Payment is made by sending 100% of the tour value.

What is the weather like on the Laguna 69 Full Day tour?

Laguna 69 is located in the White mountain range, at an altitude of 4,600 meters above sea level. In this geography the climate is cold with icy winds due to the proximity of the snow-capped Chacraraju. During the visit the average temperature is 5ºC. However, at dusk and at night it can drop to 0ºC. or even less.

When is the best date to visit Laguna 69 in Huaraz?

The best time to visit Laguna 69 in the Áncash region is during the dry season that runs from April to October. In those months, rain is infrequent, which makes walking and visiting the lagoon easier. January, February and March are the rainiest months, however, it is possible to visit on those days.



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