Usually the hike around the Cordillera Huayhuash begins in the city of Chiquián (3400 meters), 111 km south of Huaraz. This little-known route is one of the most beautiful and impressive. The trek takes approximately 2 weeks and winds through such spectacular mountains as Yerupajá (at 6,634 meters, the second highest in the Peruvian Andes),...
Trekking in the Cordillera Blanca
Trekking in the Cordillera Huayhuash
The archaeological sanctuary of Machu Picchu, constructed in stone in the 15th century, is considered to be the maximum expression of Inca architecture and organization. Sacsayhuamán is an Inca fortress constructed with enormous blocks of worked stone up to nine meters high. The Inca Trail is one of the most famous hiking routes in the...
The second most important city in Peru and the location of the great Misti volcano. The Colca Canyon is a splendid place to observe condors, the Cotahuasi canyon and beautiful towns.
Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world at 3,812 meters above sea level. It has a few islands, such as Taquile, of great ethnic and cultural value, since the people there still preserve the ancient Inca traditions.