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The Archaeology Museum of Ancash

In the middle of the square there is a fountain which was sculpted in 1845 by the Italian Julio Seretti. Its base is made of granite stone 4 meters tall which is believed to have being object of worship of old inhabitants.

El Mirador del Pinar (Pinar Viewpoint)

It offers a panoramic view of the entire city. Subsequently, on its course, you can visit Monterrey Thermal Springs – which are very well known for its healing properties of its waters.

Visit to Callejón de Huaylas (Alley of Huaylas)

It includes going through the towns of Visi Marcará, Carhuaz, Mancos, Ranrahirca and Yungay, followed by a visit to Huascarán National Park, where you can find the wonderful Llankanuku Lakes (hispanicized spelling Llanganuco), which offers a captivating view.

Picante de Cuy (Spicy Guinea Pig stew)

The Picante de Cuy - also known as Jaca cuy – evokes the Andean roots. It provides a special taste to the meat, and it comes together with chicha de jora (a type of corn beer chicha in a glass).

Chicharron (fried pork rinds)

A highly demanded dish is indeed Chicarrón with pork, which is sold in every available restaurant, especially in lunch countryside areas. Delicious.

Ice cream from Caraz

The delicious ice creams of this area are prepared with natural ingredients. It is an exquisite mixture between the good quality of the local fruit as well as for the fresh milk original from Caraz countryside.

Chavín de Huántar Archaeological Site

An important stop is the Chavín de Huántar Archaeological Site, where we can find the Monolithic Lanzon (Giant Spear), the cabezas clavas (stone heads), the staircases, and a gallery of labyrinths. We will be able to see a relevant point in the pre-Hispanic times of the History of Peru.


Located at about 5,000 masl (meters above sea level). You can see the popular Puya Raimondi, a great exponent of the Andean flora. There, you can observe cave paintings on its walls until finally arriving at the foothills of the mountain and begin the adventure to discover it.


This town is known for its great ability of resurfacing after disgrace. In 1970, a catastrophic avalanche swept through the area, burying and destroying everything in its path, where 50 000 people died. Today, you can visit the town and see how it was rebuilt, by honoring the lives lost on such disaster.