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Lake Churup

Huascaran National Park, Peru
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This is not only a half-day activity!

We came here on our second day in Huaraz. A guide told us it's a 3 hours trip and we can go there... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jenny W
via mobile
The first lake I visited in huazcaran

I went there to make aclimatization trip but in the end it was one of top places I visited in Peru... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Petr K
Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on our second day in Huaraz. A guide told us it's a 3 hours trip and we can go there by our own. So we took a collectivo to Pitec for 10 soles per Person (1 hour drive) - you need to...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I went there to make aclimatization trip but in the end it was one of top places I visited in Peru. Highly recomended.

Thank Petr K
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Laguna Churup is a great day hike for people hoping to acclimatize or who want to do an easier hike. It will take 1.5 - 2 hours to reach the top and does involve a bit of uphill, but nothing too difficult. The hike is...More

2  Thank Erin S
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had planned to do this as a guided hike but ended up going alone. We got a collectivo from Huaraz to Pitec (15 soles each. About an hour journey) and this brings you to the beginning of the trail. It's tough from the start...More

Thank emmaemccarthy
Reviewed 17 October 2016

What a hike! Starting from Llulac up to the National Parc is already worthwhile. The hike to the lake itself starts with a steep path and takes your breath away. In both senses. Because of a thunderstorm we had to abort the last part above...More

Thank Ignace D
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Easy accessible from Huaraz; hire your own cab driver or sign up for a ride in a mini bus at Casa de Guias or various hotels. You can buy your one-day park pass from the park ranger upon your arrival in Pitec or use your...More

1  Thank barbschwarz
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Excellent walk for acclimatization, have a swim once you arrive to the lake, especially on a sunny day.

Thank Carlo B
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

You can get there from Huaraz by Collectivo. Take it to Pitec. Afterwards you will get to the entrance of the national reserve, there you will have to pay 10 soles. The start of the climbing is quite challenging, but the view fron the Mirador...More

Thank Itai E
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Great views from the top and a great way to help with the acclimatisation. Lovely little scramble to get up the waterfall to add a little excitement.

Thank mbjs
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I'm 64 and average fitness and found this hike to be pretty difficult. My 25 year old son bounded up way ahead of me - he didn't seem to find the hike to difficult at all. There were a couple of spots where I wasn't...More

1  Thank Gkoop
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Hi, I'm thinking of booking a room at your hotel for Thursday night, Feb 5. My fight arrives just after midnight. Could I arrange for an airport pickout at that hour?
5 July 2015|
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Dalva M
Olá, vocês oferecem serviço de shuttle bus do aeroporto de Cusco até o hotel e do hotel até a estação de trem Ollantayntambo ou Urubamba? Qual o preço deste serviço?
23 January 2015|
Response from 101maketu | Reviewed this property |
Sorry only speak English
Silvia Gabriela S
Monica, hiciste algún tours para llegar? donde se puede contratar? Se puede hacer en un dia esto?
29 May 2016|
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Response from diana a | Reviewed this property |
Hola Gabriella, si hay tour a Churup sin embargo son algo costosos en relación a lo que te sale ir por tu cuenta, esto es porque al ser una ruta que no muchos turistas realizan el servicio que te ofrecen es casi exclusivo a... More
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