Puyas raimondi –Pastoruri Glacier(01 day)
Start: From HuarazFinish: Huaraz
Maximal elevation: 5100 masl
Highest Camp Site: non
Season recommended: May to October
Puya Raimondi is one of the orders of plants with the most specific diversity. To date approximately 2,000 species have been identified, and all except one are confined to the New World. Among these the bromeliad, whose flower can reach up to 10 meters in height, covered with some 20 000small flowers, truly a record in the plant kingdom, stands out. The average height of a cluster of bromeliad flower is from six to eight meters.This gigantic plant is considered a botanical relic, as well as an authentic treasure. It is found only in very specific regions of the Andes in Peru and Bolivia.
We can make a hike around the forest of Puyas Raimondi at 4 000asl. During the trip we will have good spots over the Cordillera Blanca.
Day 1- Huaraz – Pastoruri –Huaraz
We leave from Huaraz in our bus after 02 hours we will satrt hiking to Puyas Raimondi plants ( Bromelias ), tallest pineapple family plant . After there we will go until Pastoruri glacier during 02 hours
At afternoon back to Huaraz.
Note: Minimum 2 hikers.
– Trekking guide (Speaking english and spanish)
– first aid Kit
– Entrance fees to the Huascaran National Park
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
– Meal and beverages during the stay in Huaraz
– Extra days
– Personal clothes and personal gear during the trekking (goretex-trousers, jacket, gloves, cap)
– Sleeping-bag (-14C)