(5 days / 4 nights)
Day 1: Lima – Huaraz
Transfer to the station for your bus trip towards Huaraz. (Leaves at 10:30 pm – aprox 8 hrs).
Day 2: Huaraz – Llanganuco Lagoon + Callejon de Huaylas (3850 m)
Upon arrival in Huaraz, transfer to the hotel. We depart for a full day excursion (aprox 8 hrs) to the Callejon de Huaylas, travelling along Huaraz-Caraz road (75 Km). En route we visit beautiful towns like Marcara, Carhuaz, Mancos, Ranrahirca and Yungay. Then we enter the Cordillera Blanca to reach the unforgettable Llanganuco Lagoon at 3,850 m, surrounded by beautiful flora and the snowcapped peaks Huascaran and Huandoy.
Then we visit Caraz, where we can try the delicious ‘manjar blanco’ (sweet milk dessert); and we can go to a local restaurant to enjoy the typical regional dishes. Overnight.
Day 3: Huaraz – Chavin de Huantar
Tour of cultural importance to the Temple (3,500 BC), being one of the oldest civilizations of the Americas. It was built in a ‘terrible and wonderful’ region surrounded by snow-capped peaks. Chavin de Huantar still hides the mysteries of its origin. Here you can appreciate the impressive ‘lanzón’ (stone sculpture), the Gallery of Labyrinths, the Choquechinchay stone, the Stone Heads, ceremonial squares, the facade of the Falconidas and staircases. We pass by miner towns, Querococha lagoon, Cahuish tunnel, which crosses the Cordillera Blanca at 4,178 meters and links the Callejon de Huaylas to the Callejon de Conchucos. Overnight.
Day 4: Huaraz – City tour and Monterrey hot springs – Departure
In the morning, guided sightseeing tour through the most important streets of Huaraz, visiting the Regional Museum, the Temple of Señor de la Soledad, the trout farm, Huanchac viewpoint and Monterrey hot springs. In the evening transfer to the station for your bus trip back to Lima. (Leaves at 10:30 pm – aprox 8 hrs).
Day 5: Lima
Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel.