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… Huaraz And The White Mountain Chain …

Hidden in the Peru highest snow-covered mounts : Huascaran (6768 m high), Huandoy (6610 m high) and Alpamayo (5974m high), The Ancash region owes its name to the Quechua word “Angash” that means turquoise, in honor of the sky color.

Its capital city, Huaraz, is known as the “Friendship international city”, that receive the world attention after the earthquake in 1970. It is a nice city where you can enjoy incredible views over the White and Black mountain chains, that made the Hualyas mountain shelter. It offers the best of Peru, using local food only (Pachamanca, Casmeno Duck cebiche).

Perfect destination for the mountains and sport lovers, the region has amazing sites for trekkings or other activities such as canoe, mountain bike, paragliding.. A unique place for every visitor ready to face the nature.

EVASION PEROU suggests :

3-5 days stay.

The musts see :

  • Huaraz / Caraz.
  • Chavin de Huantar / Del Pato Canyon / Pastoruri.
  • Santa Cruz Trek / Laguna Llanganuco / Laguna 69.