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Mountain Climbing in Peru

Discover the mighty Andes Mountains and all their natural beauty and majesty!

Explore the various subranges from the Cordillera Huayhuash to the Cordillera Blanca. Ascend various 6,000 meter high peaks and enjoy the multi-day approaches to those that are most remote. Take in stunning scenery every step of the way. 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 Mountain Climbing trips in Peru. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Peru

Peru is world-renowned for its beautiful scenery and rightfully so. Any mountain climbing experience yields incredible views of massive glacier-capped peaks, high plains, tropical rainforest and so much more. Heading up into the mountains is a great way to see this beautiful place from above and bask in the natural glory.


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Peru Country Code:




Peru Currency:

Sol (PEN)

Best time to visit Peru:

May to September

What’s the weather like in Peru?

Due to its proximity to the equator, Peru has a dry and wet season. The dry season is the best time to climb because little rain falls and the days are mostly clear. Average daily temperatures at this time of year are around 20 ºC and decrease as you gain in altitude

How to get to Peru:

Any trip to Peru begins with a light into the international airport in Lima (LIM). Many guides will opt to meet you here before providing transport to the start of the trip. Otherwise, you will likely fly to the local airport in Huaraz (ATA) or another city before meeting the guide and heading to the start of the trip

More info about Mountain Climbing in Peru:

Situated on the western coast of South America, Peru is home to the Andes Mountains and is an incredible mountain climbing destination. At 6,768 meters in elevation, Huascaran is the country’s highest peak and an excellent challenge for intermediate and advanced moutnaineers However, there are plenty of other options outside of this peak. Many mountain climbers like to take a few days and climb several different peaks. Climbing Nevados Maparaju, Huapi and Ishinca is among the most popular of these multi-peak climbs. Outside of the aforementioned areas, Cusco is another popular spot for mountain climbing expeditions. Pachatusan (4,842 meters), Salcantay (6,271 meters) and Sahuasiray (5,818 meters) are all popular climbing destinations

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