Private tour

From Huaraz: Huascaran National Park Private Full-Day Tour

From Huaraz: Huascaran National Park Private Full-Day Tour

From $211.16 per person

Discover the Cordillera Blanca mountain range in Huascaran National Park. Pass through small towns and hike around the scenic Paron Lake on a full-day tour.

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Duration 11 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Audio guide included
English, Spanish
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the majestic scenery of the Cordillera Blanca mountain range
  • Stop in the small towns of Carhuaz and Yungay
  • Visit the largest lake in Huascaran National Park
Full description
Start with pickup from your hotel in Huaraz at 7:00 AM. Travel north through the Callejon de Huaylas Valley, passing by many small villages throughout the journey. See the beautiful mountains of Huandoy, Huascaran, Hualcan, and Copa with a short stop for photos. Stop at the small village of Carhuaz and enjoy some time to relax at the Plaza de Armas. Continue to the town of Yungay, where you will visit the site of a landslide which destroyed much of the town in 1970. Take a 45-minute guided visit and learn about earthquake and subsequent landslide that claimed thousands of lives. Make your way to the start of the unpaved trail which follows the course of the Paron River in Huascaran National Park. Enjoy a short walk passing eucalyptus trees and typical local houses. Then begin the drive to Paron Lake. Hike around the lake and admire its beautiful turquoise blue color. After some time enjoying the scenery, make your way back to Caraz at 3:00 PM where you can enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, at your own expense. Travel back to Huaraz, with drop-off at your hotel at approximately 6:00 PM.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour guide
  • Huascaran National Park entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with respiratory issues

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Windbreaker
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water

Know before you go

  • Please bring a light jacket and strong footwear
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Product ID: 357820