Inca trail to Chicón glacier 1D or 2D

chicon Trek
Autor: Biking Perú trek

ULTIMATE CHALLENGE ADVENTURE AWAY FROM TOURIST CROWDS

 

ITINERARY OPTION 1

Pick up 4am at your place and transfer to Chicón village. After a tasty coca tee we willchicon trek cusco peru be starting at 3850m our hike  steeply up the hill. The forthcoming height difference of about 1450 meters we will overcome in about 3-5 hours, depending on the fitness level of the tourists. Our lunch we will enjoy individually on a nice vantage point or even at almost our planned goal at 5300m close by a beautiful lagoon.

At this altitude we can enjoy a unique view over the countryside Maras/Moray being surrounded by 6,000m skyscrapers, which are covered with ice or snow. We will even have the opportunity to touch ice or snow at an area adjacent to the lagoon glacier. This once celled views in such a spectacular environment and barely discovered by tourists, accompanies us during the walk down as well. (Approx. 3-4 hours) This steep terrain requires a strong character and experience in hiking. At the same time an incredibly beautiful natural environment will reward you! Arriving in Cusco approx. 8 pm. A truly worthwhile hike if you are looking to push yourself and enjoy untouched nature!

 

ITINERARY OPTION 2; OVERNIGHT CAMPING

Inca trail to chiconIn general the same tour. However, for those who prefer to move forward a little more slowly, we have the camping option. Since we will stay overnight at about 5200 m, we can use this option only in good weather conditions. On the second day we will get up early and enjoy a spectacular sunrise together with a tasty breakfast. Afterwards we make our way down towards Urubamba. Depending on the level of fitness it will take us around 3.5-4.5 hours. Arriving time in Cusco approx. 4 pm (driving with car approx. 5 ½ hours)

 

We recommend for both options a period of at least 2-3 days in Cusco to acclimatise

INCLUDES:

  • All transportation from and back to Cusco (private car)
  • Professional English or Spanish speaking guide
  • Box lunch (vegetarian and non vegetarian)

 

OPTION 2:

  • Camping equipment with dinner and breakfast (Vegetarian and non-vegetarian)chicon trek mountain
  • Porter for camping and cooking equipment

 

YOU SHOULD BRING:

  • Good shoes for hiking / sun cream
  • Some fruits or drinks as banana, chocolate, snacks or energy drinks are very important and coca leaves for high altitude
  • Good mood and loads of energy
  • Option 2 (sleeping bag and warm clothes for the night)
  • Personal medication for example sorojchipills (for high altitude)



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Inca trail to Chicón glacier

US$ 100

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