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Pastoruri glacier is absolutely stunning - With 20 metres high walls of ice . It's an easy walk of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
udai113
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New Delhi, India
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Beautiful Walk!!

This is a great idea for anyone who wants a good view and a chance to get used to the altitude... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pastoruri glacier is absolutely stunning - With 20 metres high walls of ice . It's an easy walk of about 2 kilometres and takes about 40 minutes one way. Would recommend you don't miss this!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great idea for anyone who wants a good view and a chance to get used to the altitude. There is a path that takes you all the way to the glacier lookout point. Would definitely recommend booking this through a tour company...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

I think these place is really beautiful and i loved it. It is a good place to get used to the attitude because the hike is easy

Thank NaomiCat12345
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Its sad to see the posters on site of how this place was decades ago. The glacier is retreating fast and there is little left. The walk up is not technically difficult, but with the high altitude more so. Choose a slow steady pace.

Thank zuppiat
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing trip! It’s a bit difficult because of the height but if you are walking slowly it should be fine. And don’t forget warm clothes since it’s really windy. It’s sad to see how the glacier gets smaller every year :(

Thank Špela K
Reviewed 19 June 2018

When you arrive to the check point, guides tell you that you have to walk more than a mile, it is not difficult as Laguna 69, or Rainbow Mountain, this hiking has some hills easy to overcome, the main atraction has changed a lot during...More

Thank Mckoy88
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately I Dont remember the price and the agency of the Tour but at the beginning you Pass a lot of different stops to Take Fotos of the landscape or to walk for 15 minutes to See different plants or little lakes midst the beautiful...More

Thank Robin K
Reviewed 25 May 2018

This place is well worth a visit. The hike is hard at altitude but if you walk slow it's no issue. Horses are available and most other people chose this option. We were able to leave our motorbike helmets with one of the vendors for...More

3  Thank Suzie B
Reviewed 17 May 2018

beautiful place over 5000 mts over sea level, at the bus agency in Huaraz they told us about horses for rent at arrival for the 2 km walk, but surprice no horses that day, we had to walk

Thank villalobosleo65
Reviewed 20 April 2018

This place is really lovely, I do consider it is a must do in Huaraz, however I noticed that people leave garbage behind and touch the glacier, we need to be more careful when visiting this nature sites. I wish the place had more surveillance,...More

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Jaesoo L
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Response from Jeffrey S |
Hi Jaesoo. I will be traveling to Huaraz on January 2nd. I am trying to figure out if the rainy season will affect the ability to do the Santa Cruz Trek, Nevado Pastoruri, and other hiking in Huaraz. I have read that it... More
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