Huaraz Travel Guide

Peru, Huaraz Guide (B): Huaraz Travel Guide

Huaraz is a jump off point to Laguna 69 and numerous treks in the region. Huaraz is located at 3,090 meters above the sea level. The city of Ancash of whose Huaraz is the capital is home to thirty snow-capped peaks towering over 6,000 meters high.

Huaraz is served by its regional airport Comandante FAP Germán Arias Graziani Airport (ATA). The airport is located 20 kilometers (12 mi) northwest of Huaraz, at the village of Anta. LC Peru is the only airline that operates a triweekly scheduled service between the capital city Lima and Huaraz.

Huaraz is approximately 8 hours coach drive from Lima. Movil Tours, Oltrusa and Huaraz Tours have regular service from Lima. Ticket would usually cost between S/.30-S/.80 (USD 10 and USD 25).

Transportes Linea has a daily service between Huaraz and Trujillo. The bus journey takes 9 hours and ticket would cost between S/.30 and S/.65 depending on the type of service.

The city of Huaraz is quite small and can be best explored by foot. There are tuk-tuks (Moto Taxis) and Combis to places in the outskirts of Huaraz. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Huaraz Travel Guide
Guide Location: Peru » Huaraz
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Mercado central   Andes Camp Hostel   Akilpo Inn   Casa De Ana  
Author: Sreeram Hariharan
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