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Huascaran National Park, Peru
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

I was on Santa Cruz trail and Laguna 69 inside the national park. We did the reverse way so building climax with Laguna 69 as last stop. The mountain is magnificent as his name “stronger”. The lakes and lupine blossoms in valley and on slope...More

Thank Iris S
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We did a 4 days trekking from Caraz by our own. A lot of people start the trek from Yungay. The trek from Caraz is more difficult, on the first day there is about 900meters of ascend, and the last day after finishing the trek,...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park with bright blue lakes and beautiful mountains and streams. Definitely recommend! It can be expensive to get a taxi driver (they have to stay there and wait for you). Also be prepared for altitude sickness

Thank jesstraynor
Reviewed December 11, 2017

I was in awe of the landscapes in Huascaran National Park. While I did not hike the mountain, I was more than happy to enjoy the sights, clean atmosphere and take tons of photos. Look for the sweet dog in Querococha Lake who will happily...More

Thank BonkersExplorer
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

This park offers very good hiking options in high altitudes. We did the standard hikes like one day trip laguna 69 and the convenient 4 day Santa Cruz trek. The landscapes are great and it's nice to explore it by tour so you don't have...More

Thank rapha_y_nici
Reviewed September 19, 2017

You can have a good look at this peak from the village of Catac, but it's best appreciated while hiking back from Lake 69. You'll want to hike as slowly as possible to admire it and engrave it in your memory.

Thank SG_hiker
Reviewed August 2, 2017

We stayed at the Lazy Dog Inn and did this hike right out the front door. Once you reach the entrance to the park, you must "hop over" a short fence. There are sometimes locals there asking you to pay. Current pricing is 10 soles...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2017

We were fortunate that a friend has a good friend in Huaraz who is an expert on the local mountains. He took us up this god-awful dirt road to the mountaineering school that is just inside the park near glacier fronting the three mountains (Vallunaraju,...More

Thank cmbtraveller
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

It was a extremely tough walk up to the Lagoon 69 at the top and it took 3 and a half hours but when you finally reach the top the views are beautiful, just stunning. It began snowing a little at the top but we...More

Thank Hena H
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Some of the most beautiful country in Ancash State. Well worth the time to visit. The road through the park itself is nicely paved if you travel by bus. Absolutely stunning views of Huascaran.

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Michaelcarballo
April 12, 2016|
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Response from Mario M | Reviewed this property |
En general los tours a Llanganuco y Chavín duran todo el día, se visitan pueblos intermedios, en una corta parada, y el paseo incluye parar a almorzar en algún restaurant que ya tienen coordinado con la agencia, sin embargo... More
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Response from Max V | Reviewed this property |
Once one sees Torres del Paine, the bar becomes so very high that it is really hard to beat. It must be really another twist or an angle to enjoy some other mix of experiences. In this respect Peru's Cordillera Negra/Blanca... More
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