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The Huayhuash mountain range is located in central Peru highlands 50 km south of the Cordillera Blanca. Cordillera Huayhuash has 7 mountains over 6,000 m in height and other mountains over 5.500 m.
akilpo ishinca
Ishinca Mountain (5530 m) is an easily accessible mountain, valley where we can appreciate the flora, fauna and the condor, has one of the most beautiful views you can have in the Cordillera Blanca.
alpamayo
Alpamayo was considered by many as the world's most beautiful mountain in the Scenic Photo Contest Munich 1966. Alpamayo is one of the iconic mountains of the Cordillera Blanca in the pyramidal shape of its incomparable southwest side
chopicalqui
Chopicalqui (6354m) is a beautiful mountain located in the Cordillera Blanca. Climbing is possible in a short time, and is easily accessible from here.
ciclismo
There are many places for this sport in Huaraz from ascending up hills to cross country and some demanding courses too
lagchurup
This lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in the Cordillera Blanca and is known for its turquoise color
nevado ishinca
Ishinca Mountain (5530 m) is an easily accessible mountain, valley where we can appreciate the flora, fauna and the condor, has one of the most beautiful views you can have in the Cordillera Blanca.
pisco
This mountain is regarded as a lookout of the Cordillera Blanca because it has a view from the summit with easy access.
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This mountain is regarded as a lookout of the Cordillera Blanca because it has a view from the summit with easy access.
ruinas de chavin
Chavin de Huantar is an archaeological site containing ruins and artifacts constructed beginning at least by 1200 BCE and occupied by later cultures until around 400-500 BCE by the Chavin, a major pre-Inca culture. The site is located 250 kilometers (160 mi) north of Lima, Peru
tocllaraju
Tocllaraju is one of the most famous mountains of the Cordillera Blanca with an altitude of 6034 m. a.s.l. Access to this mountain is possible through the Ishinca Valley
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Daily Tours

Chavin Ruins


We start at 8:00 A.M. heading for the ancient archaeological site of Chavin de Huantar. We will pass through the villages of Recuay referred to as the doorway to the Callejon de Huaylas, this is the first city in the Callejon de Huaylas. It is also a city that still retains its colonial style and was little affected by the earthquake of 1970. Then we reach the rural community of Catac (3500m) which is one of the largest producers of cheese in the department of Ancash. Here we take a detour that takes us to the ceremonial center of Chavin de Huantar. We will see large pastures where locals breed cattle, which feeds throughout the year by the famous Ichu. Our journey's next stop will be the Lake Querococha (4010m) where we will make a brief stop to take pictures. Then we will continue uphill until we reach the tunnel Cahuish (4500m) with almost half a kilometer in length. In passing this tunnel we will enter the Conchucos valley. From there the course of the road is downhill until we reach the ceremonial center. We will enjoy a traditional lunch made for those touring this ceremonial center. This historic ceremonial center dates back to 1,000 years ago and is considered one of the major cultural influences of Peru.

Here many researchers excelled in architecture, astronomy, and other sciences. We begin with an outline of our tour's route and then will see the replica of the Raimondi Stela which is located at the entrance. From there we will continue to the replica of the obelisk Tello. Continuing from there we reach the square that was built in a sunken platform. Then we will go to the temple of Chavin, a circular plaza, where we will see a statue the chief god of this culture, Lanzon. It is found inside a gallery which bears the same name. We will also see the statue heads regarded as the Chavin temple guards. After this exciting and magical journey our bus will take us back towards the city of Huaraz. The trip will take two hours.

The tour includes:

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • First aid kit
Postales de Huaraz
Chavin Ruins
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