Lake 69 is a large aquamarine lake at 4650 meters above sea level. It lies at the end of the Demanda Valley, the continuation of the Llanganuco Gorge. The lake's pure color and crystalline waters led this place a near-mystical beauty. Getting here is no easy feat, with a cold, four-hour trek at high altitude, but the view is well-worth the journey. The lake also features a large waterfall plunging down from the glacier, which is sometimes frozen.
By Ana Paula Bedoya, AFAR Local Expert
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Santa Cruz Hiking Cordillera Blanca 4 days
Santa Cruz Hiking is a passionate circuit just do it in four days only, impresionant trekking and very cheap and confortable to do with the company of the same name that is a hostel in Huaraz, trekkers can find each other at Santa Cruz Trek Hostel where daily departures are arranged for solo travellers to join a group, this Hiking is very easy for beginners and experts, it was easy for me and my friends to complete in four drays with wonderful panoramic views, thanks to Santa Cruz Trek Hostel´s for arranging our Expeditions in Huaraz