Tour to Chavin

On the way, you will see Lake Querococha, passing through the Kawish tunnel at 4,516 masl. altitude and the valley of Los Conchucos. The Chavin culture is considered the mother culture of Peru (1500 - 200 BC) and the site was a very important and influential political and religious center. We will return more than 3,500 years in the past ... Chavin, usually forgotten in tourist circuits, should be a mandatory point to understand the development of later cultures and the Andean cosmovision. The high degree of knowledge of Chavines in hydraulics, astronomy, architecture, construction, physics, mathematics, etc. mixed with a complex mythology, it will be disconcerting for more than one ...

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Tour to the Paron Lagoon
(4,200 masl.)

The Paron lagoon is the largest lagoon in the Cordillera Blanca. It has a nice turquoise color. You will see the massifs of Huandoy (6,395 masl), Pisco (5,747 masl), Chacraraju (6,112 masl), Pyramid (5,885 masl), Paria (5,600 masl), Artesonraju (6,025 masl) and Caraz (6,025 masl). .). In the place you can rent a boat to navigate in the same lagoon.

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Tour to Llanganuco
(3,850 masl.)

The valley and lagoons of Llanganuco offer an impressive view of the Chopicalqui glaciers (6,354 masl), Huascaran (6,768 masl), Huandoy (6,395 masl), Pisco (5,747 masl) and the Chacraraju (6,112 masl). From the Portachuelo (4,767 masl.), There is the possibility of doing a small walk all downhill from 1: 30H in this exceptional scenery, mountain landscapes out of the ordinary ... On the way, you will discover the exceptional conditions of the agriculture in the region that allows to have a constant production or up to 3 harvests in the year. It will also pass through Yungay, a city that was completely destroyed during the 1970 earthquake.

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Tour to Pastoruri
(4,200 masl.)

Pastoturi is an easily accessible glacier that rises to 5,240 meters above sea level. but the real point of interest are the famous Puya Raimondi, plants in process of extinction that can reach over 13 m. high, and some cave paintings from 600 AD. This excursion will please young and old, we will see beautiful landscapes along the way. Pastoruri is a good example to see concretely the effects of global warming and the retreat of the glaciers ...

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Tour to Chacas

Chacas is a typical Andean town, with narrow streets. Most houses have carved wooden balconies. This village benefits from the "Operation Mato Grosso" project (Italian NGO). The achievements are amazing, but I will not tell you everything because you have to come and see it with your own eyes ... An experience that we found in the heart of the Cordillera Blanca! On the way, we will pass through the highest ANDES tunnel at 4635 m. altitude, wonderful landscapes of Andean mountains where we can observe several lagoons with supernatural colors. We will reach it by a new mountain road (paved)!

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