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The Valley of Callejon de Huaylas is one of the best places in South America to enjoy superb mountain scenery and plenty of outdoor activities such as trekking, mountain climbing, mountain biking, skiing and rafting. The 40 km wide valley runs north-south for nearly 200 km between the snow-capped mountains of the Cordillera Blanca (White Mountains) to the east and the Cordillera Negra (Black Mountains) to the west.

The main destination for visitors to the Callejon de Huaylas is the city of Huaraz, about 8 hours by bus from Lima. The setting of the city, at the foot of the Cordillera Blanca, is spectacular. You can see over 20 snow-capped peaks over 5000 meters, of which the most notable is Huascaran (22,204 fasl, the highest mountain in Peru.

No other department capital city can boast such as spectacular view as Huaraz. What really grabs the travelers attention are the snow covered mountains, most notably, Mount Alpamayo, that many experts considered the worlds most beautiful. And the picture is made complete with the silver snake of the Santa River flowing off towards the Pacific and with the road running off into the distance, lined along with the pungent scent of eucalyptus and the intensely yellow flowers of broom trees.

Mount Yerupaja (21,765 fasl) is the most distinctive mountain in the spectacular Cordillera Huayhuash (Huayhuash Mountain Range).

As one crosses the majestic Andean Countryside, it will feel almost as if the trails lead the traveler backwards in time, especially when reaching Chavin de Huantar, an inspiring group of pre Hispanic temples that is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Travel to Hueraz Ancash.

Travel to Huaraz and visit the ruins of Chavin

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Information for Travelers

How to get there BY PRIVATE CAR
A trip of 400 km, take the Pan American Highway North until reaching km 206 and then take the turnoff to Pativilca.

BY BUS (run daily)
From Lima: 400 km/8 hrs.
From Trujillo: 570 km/10 hrs.

From Lima: 50'
Regular flights from Lima to Anta Airport in Carhuaz Served by Arias Graziani Airport, 23 km from the city of Huaraz.
Weather Temperature
Average 61.88 F and 54.68 F
Average annual temperature is 48 F
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Suggested for · People interest in
  ancient civilizations
· Handicraft Collectors
· Plant and animal
· Mountain lovers
· Trekkers
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What to buy ? Skirts, candles, pottery from Chavin, Tarica, ponchos, wood carvings
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What to eat ? · Italian food
· Crepes
· Chancho al horno
· Pachamanca
· Picante de cuy
· Guinea pig
· Barbecued
· Fish and seafood
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Places to visit IN
· Ancash Archaeological
· Sanctuary of the Lord of
· Monterrey

· Huaylas Valley
· Mount Pastoruri
· Llanganuco Lagoon
· Wilcahuaian
· Huascaran National
· Paron Lagoon
· Huayhuash Valley
· Chavin de Huantar
  archaeological complex
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