This is a serious trekking expedition for the true adventure traveler and a great alternative to the Inca Trail.
Missoula, MT (PRWEB) January 26, 2012
Adventure Life just unveiled a new 14-day Cordillera Blanca Backcountry Trekking tour in the glacier covered Andes peaks of northern Peru. This tour journeys to the highest tropical mountain range on earth, with 50+ major summits of more than 18,000 feet. Travelers will spend two days acclimatizing, biking, rafting, and exploring in the mountain town of Huaraz before departing on the challenging eight-day trek. This expedition takes adventurers on an unparalleled alpine undertaking of towering peaks, turquoise lakes, flower filled meadows, and isolated villages seemingly lost in time. For more information or Adventure Life reviews, call 800-344-6118.
“This is a serious trekking expedition for the true adventure traveler and a great alternative to Inca Trail trekking,” said Adventure Life Operations Director Jonathan Brunger. “There are nine days of 3 to 6 hour treks at very high elevation in some of the most beautiful alpine terrain on the planet.”
The Cordillera Blanca is without questions one of the most magnificent mountain ranges in the world. No other range combines its easy access and generally excellent climate with an alpine utopia of towering, ice-covered peaks.
Highlights of the Cordillera Blanca Backcountry Trekking tour include: Visiting indigenous villages and bargaining in the colorful local markets.; Class III rafting down the Rio Santa; Exploring the pre-Inca ruins of Chavín de Huantar Conquering the high pass of Punta Union at (15,585 ft.); Climbing to the highest pass of your trek Punta Yananacu (15,900 ft.); Witnessing the mountains of Santa Cruz, Chacraraju, Huandoy and Huascaran; Soaking in glacial hot springs.
“The Cordillera Blanca is truly a treasure of South America, and is a must see for mountain climbers, scientists, and wilderness lovers worldwide,” said Brunger.
Adventure Life also offers a shorter Cordillera Blanca tour that only includes five days of trekking. For more information on this tour or for Adventure Life reviews, call 800-344-6118.
About Adventure Life:
Adventure Life was founded in 1999 with a commitment to providing quality small group tours that have a positive impact on the local culture and environment. With more than 100 adventures in South and Central America, Adventure Life’s trips explore local culture, ecology and life from remote villages, to bustling city markets, to the wildest jungles and mountains. The company’s grassroots approach to travel utilizes local guides, family run hotels, and the local transportation infrastructure. Adventure Life is headquartered in Missoula, Montana, U.S.A, with partners throughout South and Central America. Adventure Life also offers the broadest selection of specialized expedition cruise services to the world’s most remote destinations. For more information or Adventure Life reviews visit them on Facebook.