Frequent contributor Eu-Jin Goh is just returned from 12 days hiking my personal favourite trek in the World.
… the Huayhuash circuit is the most spectacular extended hike that we’ve done so far.
There were four of us on the hike, Emily Rains, Ray Woo, together with Serene and I.
I had contacted Chris Benway from Cafe Andino to organize our trip for us and he did an incredible job of making sure everything went smoothly; I highly recommend Chris to anyone going to Huaraz.
I arranged for a fairly deluxe trip this time; we had two arrieros, Fernando and Juan-Carlos, taking care of the ten (!) mules and two horses, together with our cook, Zacarias Carrera, or Zac.
Zac did an amazing job showing us the way and also cooking great food for us; he has great instincts and would figure out what we wanted to do (and then organize it) without us even mentioning it to him. I thought he was head and shoulders above anyone I’d ever had for my trips. Despite all the luxuries, it still cost about 3 – 4 times less than an organized trip by a western agency. …
more favourite photos from the Huayhuash Circuit – Eu-Jin Goh
The Huayhuash is big, high and potentially dangerous:
how to hike the Huayhuash Circuit – besthike information page