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Peru: Huaraz

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The busy little city of Huaraz, 3,052m, in the Callejón de Huaylas, Ancash, is the base for tourists, trekkers and climbers eager to explore the jagged ice peaks and turquoise lagoons of the Cordilleras Blanca and Huayhuash. You don’t have to be a hiker to see them - some of the most stunning landscapes in Peru and the Andes are just a short drive away. The vast bulk of snow-jacketed Huascarán – part of which shattered to devastating effect in the earthquake of 1970 - rears above the town. There are guides and mules for hire here, and plenty of places to stock up with provisions.

Tailor-made holidays

We specialise in creating bespoke holidays designed according to your specific requirements.

Our tailor-made holiday service includes:

  • • A dedicated and friendly specialist to guide you through the planning process
  • • Our unrivalled knowledge of the region based on over 36 years' of expertise
  • • Access to the widest range of accommodation and activity options
  • • Your perfect itinerary, crafted exclusively for you

Speak to an expert 020 8747 8315

Things to do in Huaraz

Cordillera Huayhuash Trek

Cordillera Huayhuash Trek

Trees

Santa Cruz Trek


Sculpture

Visit the ruins of Chavin

What our experts say

“Huaraz isn’t much of a tourist destination in itself, but the town is the jumping off point for some of the best hiking in the Andes : there you will feel the fever of anticipation among the trekkers as they stock up for their adventure.  Why  not join them?"

Adrian Gallop

Adrian Gallop

Tour Leaders

96% of our clients rated their experience with us as Good or Excellent.


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