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Hiking in Junin

Discover the diverse landscapes and stunning scenery of Junin on foot!

Just 200 kilometers to the east of Lima, Junin offers plenty of amazing hiking. Enjoy stunning rainforests, snow-capped mountains and incredible views all around. Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Hiking trips in Junin. The mountains are calling!

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From snow-capped mountains and glacial valleys in the west of the region to high plateaus in its center and lush tropical forests in the east, there is plenty of stunning scenery toi explore on foot. Get up into some of the mountain passes and enjoy stunning views down below. Or head out into the rainforest and enjoy the shaded paths, various outlooks and marvelous rivers.


Good to know:

Country Code:



Sol (PEN)

Best time to visit:

May to November


Spanish, Quechua

What’s the weather like?

From May to November, is Peru’s dry season. Average temperatures at this time of year range from 5 °C to 10 °C, making for excellent hiking conditions. The lack of rain also generally ensures clear skies

How to get there:

Any trip to Junin will begin with a flight into Lima’s international airport (LIM). From here, you can take a bus east to your starting point. However, many guides will opt to meet you in Lima and arrange transport to the start of the trip

More info about Hiking in Junin:

Situated in the central highlands and containing the westernmost portion of the Amazon rainforest, Junin is one of the most geographically and ecologically diverse regions in all of Peru. Junin is home to a diverse array of hiking opportunities ranging from the Pui–Pui Protected Forest in the north to Otishi National Park in the southeast as well as Mount Toromocho. The region is also home to Lake Junin, which is the largest one entirely in Peru. Hiking trips here can range from a few days to a few weeks. They can take you up to some of the tallest foothills in the Andes as well as through lush forest basins and along roaring river banks. It all depends on what you want to do!


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