Lake Llaca FD

Where you can appreciate a glacier very closed

This trek is for visitors who want to do a short trail and very easy, with excellent views of Ocshapalca and Ranrapalca Glaciers in Llaca Valley. It is also the trail for people who want to enjoy a glacier of the Andes, because the trail takes us to the ice walls of the Ocshapalca Glacier.




See more picture from Llaca Lake




Difficulty: Easy

Distance: 1 km.

Maximal elevation: 4474 m.a.s.l.

Maximal temperature: 20° C

Minimum temperature: 5°C

Departure time: 8:00 AM

Duration: 2 hours

Arrival time: 4 – 5 PM

Available Service: Private



After breakfast pick up from your hotel and transfer towards east from Huaraz City by rough tracks. After 1 hour-ride we drive into the Llaca Valley, where we drive for about 1 hour more til the Lake known as Llaca at 4474 m. From the parking place to the lake is just ten-minute walk, but then it is possible to walk til the glacier ice walls of the Ocshapalca Peak (5888 m.), where you can enjoy and take pictures of the ice walls of the glacier in an easy and perfect walk to acclimate. It is possible to appreciate the Ranrapalca peak with 6162 m. We go back the same way to take our transportation to get back to Huaraz. This walk can be combining with Wilkawain Pre – Inca Ruins or Monterrey Hot springs. In arrival transfer to your lodging.



  • Private transportation Huaraz – Llaca – Huaraz
  • Bilingual trekking guide
  • Guide assistance from 10 people
  • Box lunch
  • Entrance to the National Park Huascarán



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