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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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  • The lake is beautiful and the hike was amazing- especially if the sky is clear because you can see the high peaks, but there were hundreds of people on the trail. Still definitely worth the trip but I...  more »
  • Usually your picked up from your hostel about 6am ish... it's then a 2-3 hour drive which includes a stop for breakfast. Pretty tough trek. Starts off flat for about 30-45 minutes, then zig zag up hil...  more »
  • ok listen, this hike is not a normal hike like back home...doesn't matter if you wear good equipment or hike a lot back home. the only important thing is how good you are in high altitude. depending o...  more »