Day 1 - Vaquiera to Paria camp
Start in Huaraz and travel 71 miles (114 km) to the trailhead at Vaquiera. The path is well-marked up the Huarípampa Valley. Camp tonight at Paria campsite (12,795 ft / 3900 m)
Day 2 - Paria campsite to Taullipampa
A challenging day of trekking, it's all about pacing yourself and taking in plenty of water. After about three hours of hiking, you’ll reach the Punta Union Pass, a narrow notch in the granite wall of mountains. Overnight Taullipampa
Day 3 - Taullipampa to Llamacorral
This section of the trail passes Lake Jatunchocha (12,749 ft / 3886 m), where you can spend some time lounging by its shores or going for a chilly dip in its waters. Camp tonight at Llamacorral (12,335 ft / 3760 m), a grassy field surrounded by boulders. Overnight Llamacorral.
Day 4 - Llamacorral to Cashapampa
The path continues through a grassy ravine, past waterfalls and steep walls of sheer rock. The path is obvious and you'll finally emerge from the canyon to views of the farmland of the Santa Cruz valley. The long journey finishes in the village of Cashapamapa, where you can catch transport to the town of Caraz, and another ride to Huaraz. Overnight Huaraz.