Hauraz is a city in central Peru North of Lima. The range has a huge selection climbing as well as the Famous 4 or 5 day Santa Cruz Llanganuco trek that could be used to acclimatize, followed by one or two of below peaks best visited June to Sept.
Reference and Links & Peaks
Hiring guides and porters
No lack of Guides, , full service agency or individual, Inquire at the Casa de Guias. IThe Peruvian Mountain Guide Association works with the Swiss Mountain Guide Association to improve the quality of local guides, which is generally pretty good.
Arrieros (mule drivers)usually possible to track down a porter or cook at the trailhead. For a cook or porter, the fee is typically $25/day, while arrieros cost about $10/day with 5$/day for each burro. You are expected to provide meals and shelter (if necessary). A porter can take about 40kg, while each burro can carry 40 kg max. These individuals are usually very friendly, know the mountains well and are happy to help you
The Cordillera Blanca lies predominantly within the Parque Nacional Huascaran
The best place to find current conditions is the Casa de Guias (by Parque Ginebra, not far from Av. Luzuriaga).
summit posts intro
Nevado Maparaju (5326)
Duration: 3 days, PD, Elevation: 1,250M
Nevado Pisco (5,752 meters)
Duration: 3 days, PD, Assent 850M
Nevado Vallunaraju (5686)
Duration: 2 days , PD , Assent 1,300M
Nevado Tocllaraju (6032)
Duration: 4 days, AD+ , Assent 1,000M