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You're Going to Love Huaraz

Perched more than 9,800 feet above sea level with the snowy peaks of the Cordillera Blanca mountains as a backdrop, the small city of Huaraz is a nature-lover's paradise. Set in the Callejón de Huaylas valley, the city lets you tour, hike, or indulge in adventure sports, explore hot springs or glaciers, all while enjoying local culture and fueling up on good food.

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Full-Day Hike to Lake 69 in the Cordillera Blanca from Huaraz, Peru
Full-Day Hike to Lake 69 in the Cordillera Blanca from Huaraz, Peru
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When to Visit Huaraz

Most visitors come to the region during what is called the Andean Summer, a dry, temperate season that extends from April to November and temperatures typically range between 55 and 70 degrees. Nights can always be chilly, even during the warmest months of July and August.

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Airports near Huaraz

ATA Anta
HUU Huanuco

Where to Stay in Huaraz

You'll relax in comfortable modern decor with stunning views of the surroundings at the Andino Club Hotel, within walking distance of the Plaza De Armas. Enjoy the garden setting of the Hotel Colomba, a family-friendly property within walking distance of the downtown area.

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Shopping Streets

You'll find shops with local artisan-made and other goods along the Plaza De Armas park, and other stores along Avenue Mariscal Toribio de Luzuriaga that runs through the central part of the city.

Groceries and Other

Novaplaza, Disley Market, and the Mercado Central de Huaraz are three of the grocery options you will find in the city. A quart of milk costs about S/. 3.65 and a dozen eggs runs roughly S/. 4.25.

Where to Eat in Huaraz

Enjoy classic Peruvian and Andean favorites at Taita, where main dishes start at S/. 5.50. For an upscale approach to Peruvian cuisine with a Continental flair, try Bistro de los Andes, with mains that start at S/. 18.