From Huaraz: Glacier Pastoruri and Puya Raimondi Day Tour

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The tour to Pastoruri Glacier is a special experience, because is one of the easiest snow-capped peaks to reach, located at 17,192 feet high.

Highlights

  • Full day tour at the Glacier Pastoruri
  • Learn about this place with a professional guide
  • Admire the large plant Puya Raimondi
  • Visit the Huascaran National Park
  • Get to know a Unesco World Natural Heritage

Description

We will pick you up from the hotel or meeting point located in the city of Huaraz, and then we will take the road to the south for 2 hours, until we reach the parking area of Pastoruri Glacier, located in the Huascaran National Park, declared as a World Natural Heritage in 1985. From here, we will begin a 1-hour hike until arrive to the nearest point of the glacier. Our professional guide will explain to us how this place has suffered a strong impact due to climate change, and how it generates a progressive decline of this famous snowy, and raise awareness of this serious phenomenon as a main goal. Also, this place had been used to practice skiing before, however, it is forbidden in order to preserve the glacier. After spending time in Pastoruri taking pictures and admiring the beautiful landscapes, we will back to our transport to go to the Valley of Carpa, where the Puyas Raimondi are located. These huge plants are part of the bromeliad family, and they can reach up to 39 ft. high and live up to 100 years. At the end, we will back to the meeting point located in the city of Huaraz to drop you off.

Includes

Professional guide in Spanish Transportation Entrance fees Pick up at a central hotel

Important Information

  • We recommend bringing snacks because the tour does not include food Rates not valid for holidays such as Easter, National Holidays, New Year The tour ends at Jirón Jose de Sucre 723, Huaraz, near Plaza de Armas

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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