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Cordillera Blanca

Huascaran National Park, Peru
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Type: Mountains, Valleys, Outdoors
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My trek in the Cordillera Blanca was really amazing. Each day, we had such a stunning panorama on the white peaks, mainly over 6000 meters. For a trained people, it s doable without technic difficulties, we had also a guide, a cook, and 2 mules and the organization worked perfectly. I will clearly come back to try new routes. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Some of the most stunningly beautiful scenery in Peru, and relatively unknown among travelers. Plenty of options for trekking, anything from easy day treks to more technical treks that span several days and require a guide. I only spent ten days in the area, based out of Huaraz, could have spent another two weeks and not gotten bored.

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Huaraz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

The 180km long and 20km wide Cordillera Blanca, or ‘White Range’ is so called because of its numerous perennially ice-capped peaks and glaciers. It is the world’s highest tropical mountain range and has the greatest number of summits over 6000m outside the Himalayas, including Peru’s highest peak, Mount Huascaran (6768m). The experience of the Cordillera Blanca is one of dramatic... More 

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