Chalets de Huachucocha

4290 msnm
up to 6 - 12 people per chalet
Available upon reservation
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At about one hour from Chavin de Huantar to go over gravelled track, at 4100 m above sea level, there are 4 independent houses built according to the style of the chalets of the Swiss Alps. These homes can accommodate groups of friends, families or couples who want to stay a few days away from the noise and hubbub of the city … in the middle of the peace of nature and silence. Each of these chalets Huachucocha offers to its guests a cozy living room with fireplace and kitchen, bathroom with hot water and two bedrooms. Not far from the chalets is a breeding of cows, where daily is produced a delicious cheese and other high quality products such as yogurt, butter… Huachucocha is situated in an ideal position to visit the tourist sites in the area, such as the mountain bike circuits, trekking the path of Incas. A wonderful walk, to admire unforgettable landscapes, is the one that leads to the community ‘of Quinuaragra, three hours away. For those who have interest in cultural tourism, not far from Huachucocha is the archaeological site of CHAVIN DE HUANTAR, with ruins of an important pre-Inca culture and an interesting museum; the SANCTUARY OF SENOR DE POMALLUCAY, which attracts many pilgrims from all over the region, and numerous Baroque churches. HOW TO REACH THE CHALETS From the city ‘of Huaraz head for the town of Carhuaz and follow the signs to Chacas. From Chacas continue on the road to San Luis and then take the gravel road to Huari. The chalets are located just before you get to LAGOON OF HUACHUCOCHA. Estimated time of five hours; it is recommended a vehicle independently. Upon reservation the Huachucocha chalets are open all year for a minimum stay of four days.

Servicios que ofrece

  • Toilet
  • Hot shower
  • First Aid Kit
  • Radio communications
  • Electricity 220V
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    Huts (Perù, Ishinca, Huascaran, Contrahierba)

    • Bed (night) 70 Soles
    • Basic (night, breakfast) 120 Soles
    • Half Board (night, breakfast y dinner) 180 Soles

    Vivaque Longoni and Casa Huaripampa

    • Night 60 Soles

    Huachucocha Chalets

    • up to 6 persons, 350 Soles (price per night in a medium sized Chalet)
    • up to 12 persons, 450 Soles (price per night in a large sized Chalet)

    Extras (snacks, drinks and food) are not included in the boards. The price does not include the entrance fee to the Huascaran National Park (Huachucocha, Huaripampa and Contrahierba are not in the park). Caffeteria and restaurant are available to non guests.

    We recommend our customers to bring the following items:

    • Sleeping bag
    • Personal towel
    • Sandals
    • Sunglasses
    • Sun protection cream
    • Hiking shoes
    • Beanie for cold weather
    • Hat for sun protection
    • Gloves
    • Mountain outfit
    • Medicines for altitude sickness
    professional guides for climbing or trekking

    To reach and spend the night in Andean Huts you don’t have to use High Mountain Guides services. If during your stay you want to performe mountain climbing at high altitude it is mandatory, according to the regulation of the Huascaran National Park, to be accompanied by recognized mountain guides. "Refugios Andinos" highly recommend following services:


The "Refugios Andinos" huts are located in remote and secluded areas of the Andes. Direct communications to huts are only possible via radio through our main office in Huaraz (Casa de guias). So if you like to receive information or book accommodation please contact us at:


Parque Ginevra 28G,
Huaraz, Ancash. Peru

Telephone (mobile): (+51) 982 364 801
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