Tours in Huaraz

Embark on an unforgettable journey with one of these captivating tours in Huaraz, the enchanting Andean city often referred to as the Switzerland of South America. Indulge in the beauty of the region by booking a hike to the renowned 69 Lagoon, immersing yourself in the majestic mountains until reaching the stunning lagoon nestled at an impressive altitude of over 4500 meters above sea level.

Alternatively, join a day trip to Paron Lagoon, traversing the region until you arrive at a blue lake. For a truly awe-inspiring experience, escape the urban hustle and venture to the San Mateo Snowy, with its peak soaring above 5000 meters above sea level, offering unparalleled panoramic views. Immerse yourself in the natural wonders that Huaraz has to offer, creating lasting memories of this Andean gem.

Top activities in Huaraz

full day trek to Paron lagoon


Day Trips from Huaraz

From US$ 75 per person

Frequent asked questions

What is Huaraz known for?

Huaraz is one of the most beautiful mountain cities in Peru, not only for its impressive snow-capped mountains, but also for the beauty of its lakes. Huaraz has a multitude of options when it comes to trekking trails. One of the most famous treks in Huaraz is Santa Cruz treks. This route covers a distance of approximately 40 km.

How to get from Lima to Huaraz?

Unfortunately there are no commercial flights to Huaraz, however if you are in Lima, the easiest way to get to Huaraz is by bus. In Peru the buses are generally new and very comfortable, which makes the trip a pleasant experience. Companies such as Movil Bus or Cruz del Sur are just some of the favorite options of travelers.

Where to stay when traveling to Huaraz?

The best place to stay in Huaraz is undoubtedly the center of the city, because if you take a tour, the agency will pick you up without problems from any accommodation located in the center. Staying in the city center will also allow you to spontaneously visit one of the city’s artisan markets.

What are the most popular tours in Huaraz?

The most popular tours in Huaraz are the tours to the lagoon 69 and the tours to Chavin de Huantar.

What is the best time to travel to Huaraz?

Like other mountainous cities in Peru, Huaraz also enjoys clear skies almost all year round, however, the rainy season is from December to March. In Huaraz, especially the rains do affect the roads that lead to tourist attractions.

Is Huaraz a safe city?

This city is very small and safe.

What is the best Museum in Huaraz?

A museum in Huaraz that you should definitely visit is the Chavin de Huantar museum. This museum is part of the Chavin de Huantar archaeological complex located 100 km from the city center.

How to move from one place to another?

Huaraz is a fairly small city. To give you an idea, if you walk more than 10 minutes from the main square in any direction, you will have already left the city center. In Huaraz there are few taxis, so the best option is to take a tuk tuk.