Day trip

Huaraz: Nevado Mateo Full-Day Climbing Excursion

Huaraz: Nevado Mateo Full-Day Climbing Excursion

From US$ 240 per group up to 1

Embark on a trek to the Nevado Mateo summit at 16,896 feet (5150 meters) from where you can take panoramic views of Cordillera Blanca.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup is available from central Huaraz and the local partner will contact you the day before the tour to inform the exact pickup time.
Private group


  • Marvel at the snowy peaks of Cordillera Blanca from the top of Nevado Mateo
  • Take advantage of this easy hike to the top of a huge mountain
  • Skip the hassle and let the professional instructor provide all the safety climbing equipment
Full description
Attend a briefing with a mountain guide he day before the trek. Then, start your day at 2:30 AM with pickup from your hotel in Huarez. Heading north, you will soon enter the Ulta Valley at Punta Olimpica, base of Nevado Mateo at 15,420 feet (4700 meters) above sea level. After a brief breakfast stop, start your hike to the summit of the mountain, passing through the moraine. Once at the summit at 16,896 feet (5150 meters), take in breathtaking views of the snowy peaks of the Cordillera Blanca. Nevado Mateo is a mountain of easy access, perfect for beginners. The summit of Mateo offers beautiful views over the highest Peruvian mountains, such as Huascaran, Chopicalqui, Ulta, Contrahierbas and others.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Huaraz
  • Bilingual Spanish and English-speaking mountain guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Basic first aid kit and oxygen
  • Breakfast and snack
  • Climbing equipment (ropes, stakes, laces, mountain boots, gaiter, crampons, harness, ice ax and helmet)
  • Food and drinks not mentioned
  • Insurance
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • People with back problems
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Important information

What to bring

  • Windbreaker
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain gear
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof shoes
  • Snow clothing
  • Hat

Know before you go

  • This tour takes place at more than 5000 meters above sea level and some people might feel ill. It is strongly recommended that you acclimatise before this trip.
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