privileged place of the country with beautiful landscapes
and a particular geographic location, it is the favorite
destiny for nature lovers, mountain climbers and those
enthusiastic of adventure sports who arrive for the
interminable natural attractions, healthy weather and
their warm people. Region of perpetual peaks like the
Huascarán wich is one of the highest mountains
of South America, or the Alpamayo the most beautiful
mountain of the world, multicolor lakes like LLanganuco,
Parón or Churup; pure and crystalline waterfalls
and many other attractions that make the Cordillera
Blanca´, a unique place in the world. The visit
all over this Andean high valley, between a lovely countryside,
is complemented with its quiet towns, colorful markets
and archeological ruins, like Chavin de Huantar (first
culture of the Peruvian civilization). In this region,
the Adventure, ecology and Cultural Tourism remain at
a very important level.
Cultural Patrimony of the Humanity. This millenarian
temple (almost 3000 years old) has an archeological
complex of incredible cultural value, there we can admire
remains of extraordinary cultural value, like the lance
of Chavín, the stone heads, the stone of Choquechinchay,
an impressive net of internal galleries or labyrinths,
columns, and a big ceremonial square with sets of steps.
All this has the shape of a pyramid.
PARQUE NACIONAL HUASCARAN
Huascaran National Square is still preserved. Built
in 1975, it is 160 km long from south to north and 20
Km. wide from east to west. Its landscape includes the
whole Cordillera Blanca, the highest tropical cordillera
of the planet. It has ecological floors go from 3500
m. to 6768 m. with an extension of 723 Km2 of glaciers
and they represent the 26% of the tropical glaciers,
with more than 200 summits reaching the 5000 m. and
30 that exceed the 6000 m. The Huascarán National
Square contains a hydro energetic reserve estimated
in 693.72 Km2 of glacier, 224,580 m3 of water, and 28.14
km2 of lakes that spill their water to 41 rivers. It
has a varied hydrography that determines the existence
of micro climates; besides its four climate regions
and seven zones where 104 families live, and 112 animal
species have been identified, between mammals and birds.
In its varied sylvester flora, which stands out are
the orchids and the famous Puya Raymondi from 10 to
12 m. tall, which has the greatest inflorescence of
the vegetal kingdom. All this attributes determined
made the UNESCO declare it Natural Patrimony of
the Humanity and Biosphere Reserve .
of the department of Ancash with 67.000 inhabitants,
located at 3090 m. high at 419 Km. to the north of Lima,
at 336 Km. to the south east of and a 554 Km. to the
southeast of Chiclayo.
to Huaraz is by bus (in spite of having with an airport,
commercial flights are not ready yet), you can come
from Lima or Trujillo, which are the two connections
for tourist destinies.
PROGRAM BASE I
3 days - 2 nights
1st Day: Reception, and
transfer from the the bus station to the hotel. Lodging.
2nd Day: Visit to the
ruins of Chavín de Huantar. In the journey we
will visit Querococha Lake and will pass the Cordillera
through the Cahuish tunnel. Visit to the archeological
complex, looking at the famous Lance, Stone Heads, Galleries,
etc. Return to Huaraz. Lodging.
3rd Day: Transfer from
the hotel to the bus station.
This program includes:
02 Nights at the selected hotel.
Tour to Chavin de Huantar ruins.
program does not include:
Feeding, except breakfasts
Entrances to the tourist places
All what is not mentioned above