The city of Huaraz is the capital of Ancash region and it is located in the central area of Callejón de Huaylas, at 3,080 meters above sea level. It is the favorite place for those who practice adventure sports, andinism, mountain climbing, and people who defy the snowy peaks in the White Mountain Range.

The area has remarkable natural and cultural attractions like Llanganuco lagoon and Conococha lagoon; the impressive Cañon del Pato; the archaeological remains of Waullac, from pre Inca times; Huascarán National Park, home of important wild flora and fauna; Áncash archaeological museum, which showcases the most important stone sculptures from Recuay culture; Señor de la Soledad sanctuary, among others.



HRZ (Arias Grazziani)



3.080 masl (10.104 f)



Warm and dry from May to September. Rainy season: October-April (Max. 24°C / 75.2°F - Min. 7°C / 44.6°F)

Alleys and snowy mountains; lagoons and green landscapes. At Huaraz, the white and black mountain ranges offer a unique show. At Callejon de Huaylas, the adventures start there. First go to Pastorruri, then visit Puyas Raymondi, the calm waters of Llanganuco lagoon, walk from Olleros to Chavín de Huantar, and discover Huascarán national park, Monterrey, Carhuaz or Yungay. Whether you want to practice adventure sports or just want to be around nature, Huaraz is the place to be.

With this map you will know the best way to go

Related Tours

Huascaran National Park



Huaraz, a city nestled between mountains and beautiful landscapes will be the starting point to visit the...

View Experience

FD City Tour



You will visit the archeological complex Willcahuain and IchicWillcahuain (800-1,100 AD) going out from Huaraz...

View Tour

FD Callejon de Huaylas and the Llanganuco lagoon



You will visit the northern part of the Valley of the Santa River in the morning, which is situated between the...

View Tour

FD Chavin de Huantar Temple



You will visit the most representative ceremonial center of the High Peruvian Culture that is more than 3,000...

View Tour

Write to us and a Travel Consultant will contact you


Departure date:
Arrival date:

Viajes Pacífico

  •   360, Enrique Palacios Street – 15074 Lima – Peru

  •    +51 1 610 1900


Customer Support – 24 hours

  • +51 1 610 1900 ext. 255, 279

  • Cel: +51 998 108 479



Welcome to the community
I have read and agree to the privacy policy

© 2017 Viajes Pacífico