Peru - Huaraz & the Cordilleras (PDF Chapter)
This is the Huaraz & the Cordilleras chapter from Lonely Planet’s Peru guidebook.
Ground zero for outdoor-adventure worship in Peru, the Cordilleras are one of the preeminent hiking, trekking and backpacking spots in South America, and Huaraz is the fast-beating heart linking the trekking trails and roads that serve as the mountains’ arteries.
- traipse for weeks around the magnificent peaks of Parque Nacional Huascarán
- ride the astonishing new highway between Huaraz and Chacas, where panoramas of the Cordillera Blanca lie before you like a painting
- marvel at the blue waters of Laguna 69
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: Huaraz, The Cordilleras, Cordillera Blanca, Cordillera Huayhuash, Cordillera Negra, Monterrey, Carhuaz, Yungay, Lagunas Llanganuco, Caraz, Chiquián, Llamac, Callejón de Conchucos, Chavín de Huántar, Huari, Chacas and Pomabamba.
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