'Olleros - Chavin' trekking circuit, Llama trek
This trekking route is made until nowadays by the same footpath where the Ancient Chavin people walked. Chavin culture is considered as the mother culture of all the Peruvian culture, even of the Incas. The route is generally made using the Llamas also the ancient mean of transportation. The starting point is in the Callejon de Huaylas in the West and cross the mountain range to get to the Callejon de Conchucos to Chavin de Huantar ruins, this tour is also called Llamatrek.
Tour type: trekking
Trek Grade: moderate
Duration: 3 days
Best time to go: April - September
Maximum Altitude: 4700m
Average walking: 5 to 6 hours.
Itinerary at a glance
Day 1: Huaraz - Olleros -Tsacracancha 4100m
Day 2: Tsacracancha - Yanashallash pass 4700 m - Shonqo 4090m.
Day 3: Shonqo - Chavín de Huantar 3200 m. - Huaraz.
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