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1-Day Laguna 69 Trek

Experience one of the most beautiful alpine lakes in the Andes in just one day.


Huaraz, Peru


1 Day




Year Round

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1-Day Laguna 69 Trek Overview

Deep within the majestic Cordillera Blanca of the Andes, the Laguna 69 Trek beckons adventurers and nature lovers alike. This journey offers an unparalleled opportunity to connect with the raw beauty of the high-altitude landscapes, where every step reveals nature’s artistry in its purest form. With its serene glacial waters, enveloped by snow-kissed peaks and verdant meadows, Laguna 69 stands as a testament to the timeless allure of the Andean wilderness.

Our tour is more than just a trek; it’s an invitation to experience the soul of the mountains. From the gentle whispers of cascading waterfalls to the ethereal glow of the lagoon, every moment is steeped in wonder. Whether you’re a seasoned trekker or a first-time explorer, the Laguna 69 Trek promises a day of discovery, reflection, and awe-inspiring vistas that will etch themselves into your memory.

Departure & Return Location Your Hotel in Cusco
Departure Time 5:00 AM
Estimated Return Time 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Guide Languages Available Guides fluent in English and Spanish
Key Attractions Huaraz, Yungay, Cordillera Blanca, Huascarán National Park, Quebrada de Llanganuco, Chinancocha Lake, Orconcocha Lake, Cebollapampa, Laguna 69

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  • Standard Large GroupGroup Size: 2 Min – 16ppl MaxStart Time: 05:00
  • Standard Small GroupGroup Size: 2 Min – 8ppl MaxStart Time: 05:00
  • Private GroupGroup Size: CustomizableStart Time: 05:00
  • Deluxe Private GroupGroup Size: CustomizableStart Time: 05:00
  • Solo TravelerGroup Size: 1 personStart Time: 05:00
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1-Day Laguna 69 Trek

Tour Itinerary

Explore our expertly designed itinerary below, crafted to showcase breathtaking views and provide unique adventures every step of the way.

Huaraz – Llanganuco Valley – Cebollapampa – Laguna 69 – Huaraz

Our adventure begins with the first light of day, as we set out from Huaraz at 5:00 am. The early morning offers a unique stillness, setting the tone for a day of exploration and wonder in the Andes.

As we journey northward, we’ll pause in the historic town of Yungay around 7:00 am. Here, travelers can immerse themselves in local culture and have the option to savor a traditional Andean breakfast at their own expense. With appetites sated, each traveler will receive a thoughtfully curated boxed lunch, which they’ll pack away in their backpacks for later.

The true magic unfolds as we approach the Cordillera Blanca around 9:00 a.m. Entering the renowned Huascarán National Park via the Quebrada de Llanganuco promises captivating sights. The twin lakes of Chinancocha and Orconcocha, with their pristine turquoise waters, offer a perfect backdrop for capturing unforgettable moments.

Our trek starts at Cebollapampa, marking the beginning of an 8 km journey through enchanting landscapes. Every step brings us closer to the mesmerizing Laguna 69. Perched at an altitude of 4620 meters, this lagoon stands as an epitome of alpine beauty. Its shimmering blue waters, contrasted by snow-clad peaks and punctuated by cascading waterfalls, evoke pure wonder.

Upon reaching this high-altitude haven, travelers will have around 30 minutes to fully embrace the surroundings. Whether savoring the boxed lunch amidst nature’s grandeur, documenting the scenic beauty, or simply soaking in the serenity, this pause promises to be memorable.

As 2:00 pm approaches, we initiate our descent, enriched by the day’s experiences. Our journey takes us back to Cebollapampa, and from there, we return to Huaraz, concluding an unforgettable day amidst the Andes.

Tour Highlights

1-Day Laguna 69 Trek Highlights

  • Early Morning Departure from Huaraz: Begin your adventure with the first light, setting the tone for a day of exploration in the heart of the Andes.
  • Historic Stop in Yungay: Experience the charm of Yungay, with an opportunity to indulge in a traditional Andean breakfast and immerse yourself in local culture.
  • Breathtaking Cordillera Blanca Views: Marvel at the majestic peaks of the Cordillera Blanca as you journey through the Huascarán National Park.
  • Scenic Stops at Twin Lakes: Capture unforgettable moments against the pristine turquoise backdrops of Chinancocha and Orconcocha lakes.
  • Enchanting Trek to Laguna 69: Embark on an 8 km trek through captivating landscapes, culminating in the mesmerizing beauty of Laguna 69, a high-altitude lagoon nestled at 4620 meters.
  • Boxed Lunch Amidst Alpine Beauty: Savor a carefully curated boxed lunch amidst the serene beauty of Laguna 69, surrounded by snow-clad peaks and cascading waterfalls.
  • Retrace Steps with Memories: Conclude your trek with a descent enriched by the day’s experiences, carrying stories and memories to share for a lifetime.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Detailing Every Aspect of Your Travel Experience: What’s Included and What’s Not

Standard Inclusions

All package options include the following:

  • Bilingual English-speaking tour guide.
  • Additional guide for larger groups (more than 12 participants).
  • Convenient hotel pick-up and drop-off for a hassle-free experience.
  • Round-trip transportation from Huaraz to the trek starting point.
  • Entry fees to Huascarán National Park.
  • Box lunch provided.
  • Vegetarian and vegan options available at no extra cost.
  • Emergency oxygen bottle and medical kit on standby.


Not included in our standard tour packages. Consider additional costs. Deluxe packages may cover some exclusions, as specified in the Additional Inclusions section.

  • Breakfast.
  • Trekking poles available for rent.
  • Travel/health/emergency insurance.
  • Tips (optional and at your discretion).

Additional Inclusions

Deluxe Packages Only

Elevate your travel experience with our bespoke Deluxe Package, meticulously designed to offer an array of premium amenities and services.

Deluxe Packages Include:

  • Breakfast in Yungay: Start your trek with a hearty Andean breakfast to fuel your adventure.
  • Walking Sticks: 01 pair per person for added stability.
  • Private Transportation: Transportation exclusively for your group.
  • Expert Guide: Professional guide for personalized exploration.
  • Porter Service for Meals: A dedicated porter will carry your meal, allowing you to focus completely on your trek and the beautiful landscapes surrounding you.
  • Flexible Timing: Customize the day’s itinerary to spend more time at your preferred locations.
  • Fair Compensation: We ensure fair compensation for all our dedicated team members.


Discover our diverse tour offerings, catering to various interests and providing unforgettable experiences for every traveler.

Standard Large Group

Group Size: 2 Min – 16ppl Max



Per Person

Join a diverse group of travelers for an economical shared experience.

All standard inclusions
No Additional Inclusions
No Private Service

Standard Small Group

Group Size: 2 Min – 8ppl Max



Per Person

Enjoy a more intimate setting, ideal for closer interactions and bonding.

All standard inclusions
No Additional Inclusions
No Private Service

Private Group

Group Size: Customizable



Per Person

Curate your journey with exclusivity tailored to your group’s preferences.

All standard inclusions
No Additional Inclusions
Private Service

Deluxe Private Group

Group Size: Customizable



Per Person

Indulge in luxury, enhancing every aspect of your tour for a memorable experience.

All standard inclusions
Additional Inclusions
Private Service

Solo Traveler

Group Size: 1 person



Per Person

Embrace the freedom of a solo adventure, with options to mingle or stay independent.

All standard inclusions
No Additional Inclusions
Private Service or Join a Group

Deluxe Solo Traveler

Group Size: 1 person



Per Person

Elevate your solo journey with added luxury and attentive service.

All standard inclusions
Additional Inclusions
Private Service

Special Discounts

  • Adult (12+ Years): Standard rates apply for travelers over 12 years old.
  • Student (-25 Years with Student Card): Save USD 20 with a valid Student Card for those younger than 25 years old.
  • Child (3 – 11 Years): Save USD 30 for children between 3 and 11 years old.
  • Infant (0 – 2 Years): Infants younger than 2 years old are free (must ride on the adult’s lap; for a separate seat, add them as a child).
  • Group Discount: Automatically applied during online booking.
    • Save USD 10/person for groups of 5-7 people.
    • Save USD 15/person for groups of 8-10 people.
    • Save USD 20/person for groups of 11+ people.

*Please note that the applicable age is considered at the time of completion of the trip.

Payment Terms & Cancellation Policy

Kindly take a moment to read our Payment Terms & Cancellation Policy before booking. Happy adventuring!

Payment Terms

Beginning Your Adventure – Booking Confirmation and Deposit

Your journey starts with a commitment: a 30% deposit of the total tour cost. This initial investment is pivotal in activating the extensive preparatory process, ensuring every aspect of your tour is curated to perfection.

Final Payment: The Last Step Before Your Journey Begins

The remaining 70% of the tour cost is due no later than 48 hours before the commencement of your tour. This timely payment is critical to finalize all logistical arrangements, guaranteeing a hassle-free start to your adventure.

Expansive Payment Options for Ease and Flexibility

In line with our commitment to your convenience, Huaynas Expeditions accepts a variety of payment methods, including bank transfers, credit cards, and PayPal. Please be aware that additional fees may apply depending on the payment method selected. Detailed payment procedures and potential fees can be found on our dedicated payment page.

Implications of Late Payments – Protecting Your Reservation

Adherence to the payment schedule is crucial. Late payments can unfortunately lead to the cancellation of your reservation, with the deposit being retained as a non-refundable fee. We urge you to maintain timely payments to safeguard your tour plans.

Policy for Last-Minute Adventurers

For those inspired to join this tour on short notice, namely less than 15 days before departure, full payment is required at the time of booking. This ensures that we can expedite all necessary preparations for your inclusion.

Cancellation Policy

Flexible Cancellation Options for Clients

We understand that circumstances can change, sometimes unexpectedly. If you find the need to cancel your booking, you have the flexibility to do so up to 30 days before the tour start date. In this case, you will receive a full refund minus a 10% administration fee, acknowledging the efforts and resources already invested in planning your tour. Any additional balance paid will also be refunded, ensuring a fair and transparent process.

Understanding Cancellations Within 30 Days

We wish to draw your attention to our policy for cancellations made within 30 days of the tour departure. Given the advanced stage of preparations and commitments made at this juncture, we are unable to offer refunds. This policy is in place to balance the significant logistical arrangements and reservations made on your behalf.

Navigating Through Force Majeure

In the event of extraordinary and uncontrollable circumstances, such as natural disasters or significant political unrest, Huaynas Expeditions adopts a flexible approach. We prioritize your safety and satisfaction, offering to reschedule your trip or provide a credit for future travel, subject to availability.

Strong Advocacy for Comprehensive Travel Insurance

We cannot overstate the importance of securing comprehensive travel insurance. Such insurance plays a critical role in safeguarding your investment against unforeseen cancellations, emergencies, and other unexpected scenarios. It is a proactive measure to ensure peace of mind throughout your journey. Huaynas Expeditions is not responsible for any expenses arising from incidents not covered by your insurance policy.

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What to Pack

Your Essential Packing Guide for a Hassle-Free Adventure

Packing List

Prepare for an unforgettable journey with our essential packing guide. Here’s what you need to bring:

  • Light day pack with clothes for varied temperatures.
  • Rain gear or poncho.
  • Waterproof trekking boots.
  • Camera, film & batteries.
  • Sunblock & after-sun hydrating cream.
  • Toilet paper.
  • Snacks (biscuits, energy bars, chocolate, fruits, etc.).
  • Reusable canteen with water
  • Personal medical kit (special medications, paracetamol, blister treatment, etc.).
  • Small towel/sarong.
  • Cash for snacks, tips & souvenirs.
  • Walking sticks/poles.


This list is a general guideline. Adjustments may be necessary based on personal preferences and the season of travel. Always check the weather forecast before your trip and feel free to reach out to us for any specific advice or requirements.

Packing Tips

Pack Wisely with Our Essential Packing Tips

  • Pack Light: Remember that you’ll need to carry everything you bring.
  • Organize Your Pack: Use packing cubes or ziplock bags to keep your gear organized and easy to find.
  • Prepare for the Weather: The weather can change quickly, so pack for all conditions. Always have a rain jacket or poncho handy.
  • Secure Your Valuables: Keep your passport, money, and other valuables secure and on you at all times.
  • Layer Up: Dressing in layers is key. It allows you to quickly adapt to changing temperatures.
  • Waterproof Everything: Ensure that your pack is waterproof or that you have a rain cover. Keep all electronics and important documents in waterproof bags.
  • Respect the Environment: Consider using eco-friendly products and always take your trash with you.

Frequently Asked Questions

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