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Lake Churup

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Take transport one way ~60soles taxi I believe you could get a collectivo heading to Pitec 1 hour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
inkflores
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Chadstone, Australia
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Good CHALLENGING hike

This isn't for beginners or people afraid of heights. It's a relatively tough CLIMB. There are... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
udai113
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take transport one way ~60soles taxi I believe you could get a collectivo heading to Pitec 1 hour drive from Huaraz Park entrance fee (none on voting or other particular days) Prepare for sun/wind/rain/hail/sun Walk: 2 - 2.5hours You can take a constant gradual ascent...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This isn't for beginners or people afraid of heights. It's a relatively tough CLIMB. There are couple of sections which requires you to climb using ropes which are already affixed on the rocks. Do not go here in bad weather as it gets extremely slippery...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank udai113
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Very nice hike in Cordillera Blanca. This is a high altitude hike with amazing surroundings. If you are in good condition it is not difficult but little tiring. Definitely worth to do it to see this beautiful lagoon.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anna G
Reviewed October 30, 2018

this is a high altitude hike with stunning scenery all around. it's a little bit more difficult than some of the comments would have you believe, but i'd say it's definitely worth the tough ascent to see this beautiful lagoon.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark F
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Did this as an acclimbitizing hike prior to doing Santa Cruz trek.No 2 ways about it ,this is a tough hike due to the elevation.The highest point is 4450m.I am a reasonably fit 49 year old but I struggled,every 5 steps felt like doing a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

I’m someone who’s afraid of heights and wanted to write this post for those going to Laguna Churup for the first time. This hike I would consider challenging not only because of the high elevation but also is a bit more technical than what the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Modest hike to the lake itself with easy transportation available from Huaraz. Far less crowded than the more famous Laguna 69 but really very beautiful

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Everyone says Its a moderate hike, Nice to get adjusted to the altitude. I had to catch my breath after 10 steps!!! Ok Ive been better in shape and this was my first day in Huaraz (arrived the evening before). But still I dont think...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

Loved this hike, challenging fir the altitude but totally worth it. There are bits with ropes to hike over rocks, which makes it fun! Beautiful lake.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Granduelle
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

This hike is doable in one day and a good way to train for multiple day hikes. There are some tricky parts, but altogether ok to do. It’s fine to solo it, be sure to start early as buses back might be gone. Entry fee...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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