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Why Cordillera Blanca?

Because it is one of the highest tropical mountain chain in the world, where tens of snowcapped mountains of over 6000m, and hundreds of over 5000m, perfect for the development of adventure activities and scientific studies related to climate change, biological , glaciology, and so on. Access to the mountains, streams, lakes, rivers and water sources is relatively easy in some cases the roads crossing the Cordillera helping enjoyment to all who wish to visit.

Planning your trip

Cordillera Blanca PeruWhen to come?

The best season to visit the Cordillera Blanca is from April to October, especially for adventure activities; but for soft activities like easy and moderate trekking routes as well as for conventional tours, they can be made during all the year.

How to get?

To get in the Cordillera Blanca you firstneed to arrive in Huarazyou, getting in Huaraz is easy, you can choose by land or by air.

By land: There is a paved road of 400km from Lima to Huaraz, taking bus the journey lasts 8 hours, there are many bus schedules (in the morning, afternoon and night).

By air: There is a daily flight from Lima, it departs in the morning, it takes around 1 hour, to get Anta airport, from Anta to Huaraz takes only 20 minutes in a taxi.


In its 180 kilometres long of the Cordillera Blanca can be developed many outdoor activities among the most known are:

  • Trekking
  • Hiking
  • Mountaineering
  • Ice climbing
  • Rock climbing
  • Mountain biking
  • Conventional tours

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