Trekking routes at the White Mountain range:
- Santa Cruz – Llanganuco:
4 days trek of spectacular landscapes, it is the second most commercial trekking in Peru after the Inca trail to Machu Picchu.
- Lagoon 69 (Laguna 69)
Excellent trekking to acclimatize .Starts from the QUEBRADA DEMANDA at the Llanganuco sector, after 3 hours hike up to Laguna situated at an altitude 4.400 masl. On the way one can appreciate a forest of Quenuales and other species of flora and fauna. Impressive view
of Chacraraju Glacier.
- Caraz to Yungay Trek
Long walk of 6 hours , connects the cities of Caraz and Yungay through a trail used by the local people; one will find excellent views of the Putaca, Huandoy and Huascarán snow peaks and of the Santa Valley as well as small villages with typical architecture of the Andes.
Trekking at the Huayhuash Range:
Mountain range of approximately 30 km of length shared between three regions of Huanuco, Ancash and Lima. The Cordillera Huayhuash is considered one of most spectacular landscaping Mountain ranges of the world, this route is one of the TOP 10 WORLD TREKS. The second highest Glacier in Peru (Yerupaja) is located
Round Trip to the Huayhuash Mountain range.
Duration 10 - 12 days.
Distance 180 km
Difficulty: Moderate to difficult.
Llamac - Jaguacocha.
Duration 2-3 days.
Distance 28 km
Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult.
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Local dishes: Picante de cuy, Cuchicanca, Tamales, Charqui, Llunca Kashki o de Gallina, Pecan caldo, Pachamanca, Humitas.
Seasons: The regions is marked by two distinct seasons, the Dry season (May to September) and the Rainy season (October to April)
Routes of access: Roads:
Lima - Caraz 467 km By Pativilca
Trujillo - Caraz 584km By Pato Canyon