Churup Lake (4450m. / 14599ft.)

Grade of Hike: Easy to Moderate
Distance: 2.5km (Hiking start in Pitec 3800m. / 12795ft.)
Major Attractions: Mountains, Flora and Fauna.
Best Period: May to September
Available Period: All Year

Churup Lake is one of the most popular hikes in Cordillera Blanca. It is below a mountain which has the lake’s name “Churup” (5483m/ 17988ft). From Huaraz city, we go by car for about 01 hour and 10 minutes approximately until we get to Pitec. We start hiking up for about 02 hours and a half in order to get to Churup Lake. Just before getting to the lake, we find some fixed ropes which help us to climb up a rock. Once we reach there, we can enjoy beauty0 of this amazing place. Finally we go back to Pictec and then to Huaraz city by car.

Churup Lake: