Huaraz is the center for Trekking, Walking, Hiking, Culture Tours & Climbing in Peru. With close proximity to the snow capped peaks of the Cordillera Blanca.
The city is flanked by mountains – on one side the dry Cordillera Negra, and on the other side the snow-capped peaks of the Cordillera Blanca.
The city skyline is dominated by the massive Huascaran, the highest Tropical Mountain in the world at 6,768m.
Huaraz is the capital of the department of Ancash located about 450km north of Lima at 3090m. It is a lively friendly city of around 150,000 inhabitants with colourful local markets, cafes, hotels, restaurants, night clubs, museums, archaeological sites, local crafts & ceramics, Spanish language schools, and natural hot springs.