Santa cruz trekking, trek santa cruz llanganuco , cordillera blanca Peru
Santa Cruz Trek / trekking santa cruz one of the most popular hiking trails in the cordillera blanca . it is popularity is due to the spectacular mountain views , crystal lake and challenging passes . Along the trail , you have amazing views of Artesonraju , Rinrijirca and Alpamayo , before reaching punta union pass , guarded by the spectacular Taulliraju . you will also see Huascaran north and south , Huandoy , Pisco , Chacraraju, and chopicalqui when you cross the portachuelo pass and go down to the famous lakes of llanganuco ( chinancocha and oconcocha )
Day 1.- Huaraz transfer to Cashapampa - Hike up llamacorral 3700m.
Day 2.- Llamacorral - Alpamayo Base Camp - Taullipampa 4300m
Day 3.- Taullipampa - Punta Union 4700m - Cachinapampa 3700m.
Day 4.- Cachinapampa - Vaqueria - Transfer to Portachuelo pass 4800m - llanganuco - Huaraz