Wilcahuain ruins & Monterrey hot spring

Wilcahuain ruins& Monterrey hot spring (Day hiking) / 01 day

Duration : 01 dayWilcahuain ruins 1
Start: La Casa de Maruja B&B
Finish: Huaraz
Maximal elevation: 3300masl
Highest Camp Site non
Season recommended: All year
Difficulty: easy

This relaxing and easy short hike day start just from our Base ,The La Casa de Maruja B&B, from the delightful small village of Curhuas (3 150masl) to Monterrey town (3 000masl), where you can enjoy the hot spring. The trail following traditional local houses, colorful farms, local trees and beatiful mountain lanscapes. We are visiting the Archaeological complex of Willcahuain (3 350masl). The main 3 – story building housed the mummies of the Wari ancestors.The building is roofed with massive stone slabs and contains a system of ventilation ducts to keep the bodies dry. Definitely a good acclimatization hike for your first day in Huaraz, enjoying several snow capped peaks of the Cordillera Blanca including Huascaran.

Wilcahuain ruins 2Day 1-Huaraz –Pitec– Huaraz

We leave at 07 :00 am from Huaraz toward to the Pitec place ( 3900 masl ) .From where we will star our hiking during 03 hours. After there we can back again to Pitec.

Note: Minimum 2 hikers.


– Bilingual Adventure Guide

-Car Transportation

– Entrance fees to the Huascaran National Park


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