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Santa Cruz Trek - Cordillera Blanca

6 Days / 5 Nights

  1. Lima - Piura
  2. Piura
  3. Piura - Huancabamba
  4. Piura Lagoons
  5. Traditional Huancabamba
  6. Return to Piura
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DAY 01 Lima - Piura

15:30 Transfer to the bus station in Lima, departure to the city of Piura , dinner and breakfast on board.

DAY 02 Piura

08:00 arrival and transfer to the hotel. 11:00 City tour of Piura and visit to Catacaos. Lunch and dinner.

DAY 03 Piura - Huancabamba

06:30 continental breakfast in the Hotel. 07:00 pick up and transfer by private service to Huancabamba; a fter 3 hours we reach Canchaque (considered as the Peruvian Switzerland). Box-lunch served on the route, soon after begins the ascent to the mountain range until the Cruz Blanca pass (2500 m) from there we descent to the place call "Los Peroles de Caspampa", where we can take pictures and a rejuvenating bath, at around 4 PM arrival to the city of Huancabamba (1920 m), transfer to the Albergue Municipal Lodging, there a warmth welcome wait for us with typical drink and dance. 17:30 City tour visiting the main Church at the main square, the Municipal Museum where we'll found remains of Mummies, stone vessels of the Huancapampas and Cajas cultures, Vicus, Mochica and Chimú ceramics. Dinner.

DAY 04 Piura Lagoons

04:30 Continental breakfast is served at the hotel. Transfer to the village of Salala - San Antonio - Huahuar (camp base at 3200 m). 06:30 arrival and contact with the Shaman, soon after contact with the muleteers to prepare the horse ride toward the Sacred Lagoon. 07:00 beginning of the ascent appreciating the changing atmosphere and nature, the forests of dwarf trees, epiphytes and abundant orchids in the road.
10:00: (Black Lagoon - Shimbe) - Blooming Baths (3900 m) Located to the northeast of the county of Huancabamba, is part of the Magic and Ecological circuit of the Huaringas lagoons (14 lagoons). The Black Lagoon is c onsidered as the most powerful in the shaman's occult order. Ritual act performed by the Shaman, such as prays, blooming baths, etc. 13:00 Box lunch and time to rest or take a nap; at 16:00 return to Salala, our camp bases, it is recommendable to rest to be ready for the "mesada" or the o ccult mass which will carried out at midnight, in the Shaman's place. 21:00 beginning of the rituals for the "mesada" the a ccommodation will be in the place that the teacher settles down (in his house or outdoors). In this ritual the Shaman will demonstrate his invisible power of healing, and his capability to vision the past and future for each one of the participants etc.

DAY 05 Traditional Huancabamba

05:30 begins the return trip to the city of Huancabamba . 14:00 dietary lunch. Tour to the Jaguar Ruins, settled in the area 1,450 BC, to appreciate the vestiges of the culture Mitupampa. Time to buy the sweet breads of the town or the famous honey bee and cheeses of incomparable flavor. 21:00 dinner Typical Buffet, tasting the typical plates and the appetizers while having macerated of "Capulí", and all of this accompanied by the Musical Friendship Group of the town, delighting with national and international songs.

DAY 06 Return to Piura

08:00 Continental breakfast. 09:00 transfer toward the city of Piura . Box Lunch on road, arrival and transfer to the airport or the bus station. Departure to Lima.

Tour Inclusions


Transfer in Bus Lima-Piura-Lima with supper and breakfast on board. Piura-Huancabamba-Piura transfers in Bus. Hubba-Salalá-Hubba transfers in private transport. Transfers in horses Salala'-Lagoons-Salala' with 1 guide by pax. Bath of Blossoming to borders of the Lagoon. 01 night of lodging in the city of Piura in hotel to choose with breakfast. 02 night of lodging in the city of Huancabamba , shelter. Rest in camping in the locality of Salalá(01N). 01 lunch and 01 have supper menu in Piura . 04 Continental breakfast in lodging. 02 have supper in tourist Restaurant Hubba, 01 has supper dietetic in Salalá. 01 lunch in Hubba, 01 Box Lunch to borders of the lagoons, 02 Box Lunch in the Piura-Hubba-Piura passage. 17:30 Arrival and transfer to the station of Bus for the boarding and transfer to Lima . Guide and permanent attendance in all the sections from Lima including the 24 hrs. He does not include the payment to the Teacher, to consult.

Not included:

Airport taxes ($28 for international flights and $5 for domestic flights). Baggage excess. Alcoholic drinks, soda or bottled mineral water. Personal expenses. Tips. International or National personal telephone calls

Redommendations: To take like clothes the following thing:

Impermeable dress coat, quilted for cold of height, fangoso land Booties or slippers of long walk, gloves and caps, clothes of bath and towel.

Additional objects:

Personal perfume and water cananga, taboo, water of the Carmen, Wine sauterno (available in lodging), repelente, camera, special offering.

Rates per Persons

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