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Hiking in Huaraz

Come and enjoy the best hiking in Peru, in this pre-Inca town located more than 3000 meters high

Huaraz is a very important meeting point for fans of adventure and high mountains. From here, many expeditions leave for the snow-capped summits of the Cordillera Blanca and the Cordillera Huayhuash. It is also the starting point for guided tours around the archaeological sites in Chavín de Huantar, Huilcahuaín and the entire Ancash mountain range. Check out our selection of hiking trips in Huaraz, south of the famous Callejon de Huaylas!  

Top hiking trips | Huaraz:


There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Huaraz

The best lagoons of the Cordillera Blanca are near Huaraz. You can do half-day or full-day treks to Laguna 69, Churup, Willcacocha or Paron Lakes. All them are sitting in a privileged location, so you will get splendid views of the surrounding scenery.


Good to know:

Best time to visit

During the so-called "Andean summer", from April to November


Huaraz has a temperate tropical mountain climate, sunny and dry during the day and cold at night, with average annual temperatures between 11ºC and 17º C


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