From Huaraz: Tour to Llanganuco Lakes (Chinancocha Lake)

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Explore the vibrant beauty and cultural richness of the Callejón de Huaylas on this tour to Laguna Llanganuco. From savoring artisanal ice creams in Carhuaz to discovering the buried city of Yungay.


  • Explore the stunning Llanganuco Lake, surrounded by Queñuales forests
  • Discover the significance of Yungay Cemetery, a city buried by the 1970
  • Explore the town of Carhuaz immersing yourself in the local culture


Between 8:30 AM and 9:00 AM, you will depart from Huaraz to the picturesque Callejón de Huaylas, beginning your journey in the charming town of Carhuaz. Here, you indulge in a tasting of artisanal ice creams made from local fruits and explore the town's church and square. The adventure continues with a stop at the Yungay cemetery (Ranrahirca – Yungay), where you visit the city buried by the 1970 earthquake and ascend to the viewpoint of Cristo Blanco to enjoy the panoramic view. Following the itinerary, you head to the stunning Llanganuco Lake (Chinancocha at 12,631 feet above sea level). This turquoise lake is surrounded by Queñuales forests and is flanked by the majestic peaks of Huandoy, Yanapaccha, and Huascarán, creating a dreamlike landscape. After exploring the beauty of Llanganuco Lake, you descend to relish a delicious lunch at a local tourist restaurant. Finally, you embark on your journey back to Huaraz, making your last stop in the charming town of Taricá, where you observe the crafting of clay-based crafts, concluding your tour in the city of Huaraz.


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