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HUARAZ NATURAL PARADISE
Capital:
Huaraz 3091 msnm.
Altitud Minima:
4 msnm - Chimbote
Altitud Maxima:
3910 msnm - Shilla
Clima:
La ciudad de Huaraz tiene un clima seco y templado, con una temperatura media maxima de 24°C (75°F) y minima de 7°C (44°F). La temporada de lluvias es de Octubre a Marzo.
Vias de Acceso:
Terrestre: Lima - Pativilca - Huaraz: 400km (8 horas por via asfaltada)
Aérea: Vuelos no regulares hacia el aeropuerto de Anta Carhuaz, 45 min.
Huaraz is the capital of the Department of Ancash located in the skirt of the Mountain Blanca in the central mountain range from the Peru to 3,091 m.s.n.m., also well-known as the Capital of the international Friendship. Its itinerary is the route Lima-Pativilca-Huaraz (408 km) to 7-8 hours of well asphalted highway.
Huaraz has been affected by several earthquakes, the most disastrous happened May 31 1970. An earthquake of 7.0 grades of intensity in the scale of Righter destroys the city almost completely, and as a result of the fatidical fact 72,000 people they died in the city like in the far away areas. Only the 10% of the constructions is intact, starting from that date the city of Huaraz has been totally reconstructed. The worst part happened in the denominated town Yungay, this town was totally buried by the mud,  and stones that it brought I get the removed avalanche of the north part of the Huascarán. As a result 25,000 people died. Only a handful of people who they ran toward the cemetery survived the disaster. Due to the variety of their geography their climate also differs, being able to be warm in the coast and cold in the mountain range. The temperature average of this city is of 17°C it climate it's dry and generally cold, the best time to make tourism is from May to October, clear sky during most of the days and the rainy season is between December and March. Huaraz is the starting point to the important destinations for practices adventure sports, in its proximities they're practiced activities like sky, mountaineering, walks, climb in ice, and rock, canotaje, flights in wing delta, parapente, cycling, and walks to horse. It also has countless natural attractiveness as: the Lagoon of Llanganuco, the Snowy Pastoruri, the Snowy Huascarán (the highest in the Peru 6768 m.s.n.m.) and the Alpamayo, the snowy more beautiful of the world; The Alley of Huaylas, the Alley of Conchucos, "The Canyon of the Duck" and the Thermal Bathrooms of Monterrey. To the outsides of Huaraz is located the Archaeological Complex Chavin of Huantar, belonging to the oldest culture of the Peru where groups of buildings are observed, terraces, platforms, squares, coliseums, underground galleries, channels, columns, heads nail, etc. like our ancestor's expression.
The craftwork ancashina is conformed by knitting of alpaca wool, carpets, colorful jacket, ceramic objects and of stone. Among the typical candies is the white dish and the honey of bees. Neither can stop to mention the butter and the cheeses.
DISTANCIAS DESDE HUARAZ:
Aija
Prov. Aija
68 km.
2 horas
Llamellín
Prov. Antonio Raymondi.
223 km.
8 horas
Chacas
Prov. Asunción
118 km.
4 horas
Chiquián
Prov. Bolognesi
111 km.
2 1/2 horas
Carhuaz
Prov. Prov. Carhuaz
350 km.
30 min.
San Luis
Prov. Carlos Fermín Fitzcarrald
223 km.
6 horas
Casma
Prov. Casma
149 km.
5 horas
Corongo
Prov. Corongo
180 km.
6 horas
Huari
Prov. Huari
152 km.
4 horas
Huarmey
Prov. Huarmey
140 km.
5 horas
Caraz
Prov. Huaylas
69 km.
1 1/2 horas
Piscobamba
Prov. Mariscal Luzuriaga
193 km.
7 horas
Ocros
Prov. Ocros
128 km.
4 horas
Cabana
Prov. Pallasca
234 km.
8 horas
Pomabamba
Prov. Pomabamba
298 km.
8 horas
Recuay
Prov. Recuay
25 km.
30 min.
Chimbote
Prov. Santa
210 km.
6 horas
Sihuas
Prov. Sihuas
228 km.
8 horas
Yungay
Prov. Yungay
58 km.
45 min.
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Peruvian Summit Expedition SAC - Tour Operator
Av. Las Américas 130 Huaraz - Perú
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