CORDILLERA NEGRA
 
     

WILLCACOCHA LAKE

ACTIVITY Hiking
HIGHEST POINT 3745 masl
GRADE Moderate

 

 

Willcacocha (comes from Quechua language Willca = Grandson and Cocha = Lake) is one beautiful lake located in the Cordillera Negra. First we go by private transport to the south of Huaraz city up to the “Santa Cruz” bridge where starts the hike, then we go up to the west observing the mountains of the Cordillera Blanca and the daily activities of the country people. Finally we arrive in Willcacocha Lake that houses several birds as ZambullidorBlanquillo, Yanavico, Gallareta, PatoPuna, PatoSutro, Andean Seagull and China Linda, aquatic animals as Toads and Tadpoles, also a panoramic view of mountains such as Huandoy, Huascaran Norte and Sur, Chopicalqui, Hualcan, Copa, Vallunaraju, Ocshapallca, Ranrapalca, Palcaraju, Churup, Tullparaju, Andavite, Cayesh, Collapo, San Juan, Huamashraju, Huantzan, Cashan, Shacsha and others. Then return to Huaraz.

 

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