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Laguna 69, Huascaran National Park
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Take up the challenging trek to Laguna 69, a stunning glacier lake situated within a World Heritage-listed national park. Hike the steep mountain trail starting at 3,800 m (12,500 ft) and brave the high altitude. You will follow a stream that rushes down the mountain and pass scenic viewpoints before you get to a snowcapped plateau and its glacial lake. Before you return, enjoy the rewarding views of the striking turquoise water surrounded by icy cliffs. Make Laguna 69 a part of your Huascaran National Park vacation plans using our Huascaran National Park travel itinerary maker.
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  • Medium to moderate hike to get here from 1.5 to 3 hours hike depending on your shape. Worth every step, cost between bus and entrance fee 50 soles worth so much more. The view, nature, water all the e...  more »
  • Stunning peaks, waterfalls, and meadows. I was a little unhappy to see 100s of tourists unloading at the trail head, but quickly forgot the crowds as epic white mountains dotted the landscape. Truly o...  more »
  • Really is a super intense Trek, me cost 4 h 30 m arrival, the 4600msnm if you feel, lack of oxygen almost accomplished that I surrender, I recommend start with less complicated walks so that they will not suffer as I step to me, although the arrival it outweighs all
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