Cordillera Blanca Climbing
Trekking & Climbing Peru
Welcome to Peru
Peru is South America ‘s third largest country, its 25 million inhabitants approximately and an Area of 1, 285.21 square kilometers, Peru contains some of the most varied geography in South America with three different regions: Coastal desert, Andean Highlands and Jungle area. The main Capital is the Lima City located on the Pacific Coast .
Peru has two official languages: Spanish and Quechua, the language of the Inca Empire, while English is spoken by some people, mostly who dedicate on Tourist areas. different regions: Coastal desert, Andean Highlands and Jungle area. The main Capital is the Lima City located on the Pacific Coast . different regions: Coastal desert, Andean Highlands and Jungle area. The main Capital is the Lima City located on the Pacific Coast .
Peru has two official languages: Spanish and Quechua, the language of the Inca Empire, while English is spoken by some people, mostly who dedicate on Tourist areas.
Peru has important tourist places for his visitors like Cordillera Blanca , Cordillera Huayhuash , Machupichu in Cusco, Colca Canyon in Arequipa, Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca in Puno, etc, etc. The wheatear on each region is very varied.
Cordillera Blanca Range
The Cordillera Blanca ( White Mountain Range ) is located at (408 km) north west of Lima with 180km long approximately, covered by large snow caped, Cordillera Blanca has more than 35 highest Mountain peaks over 6000m and is crowned by the Huascaran, whose peak reaches (6768m); Cordillera Blanca has 663 snow caped in total, 269 Lakes, 42 Rivers and more than 33 archeological places.
Eight hours driving Traveling from the capital city to the Huaraz will take you through many wonderful sites. The first mountain pass is called Conococha at 4100m /13448ft . From this point you will see the beautiful peaks along the Cordillera Blanca including Mt. Huascaran (6768m /22199ft ). Huaraz City is located in the Ancash region between Cordillera Blanca and Cordillera Negra at (3091m /10138ft ).
There are numerous hotels, hostels, Restaurants, Banks, and travel agencies where you can find other convinent amenities. Huaraz City is the starting point to organize your trekking or climbing expedition to different circuits
Macchupicchu – Cusco
MachuPicchu is located over (2300m /7546 ft.), at 112 km . from Cuzco , in the Urubamba valley in the lowest part of the Sacred Valley of the Incas in a area of direct access to the upper jungle. Without doubt, Machupicchu was part of a very big complex of fortresses which defended the Andean lands in Sacred valley of any assault from native people out of the jungle.
It is one of the most popular archaeological Complexes of the world, and therefore, the most visited attraction in Peru . Having Huayna Picchu as a background they divided Machupicchu in sectors. Northwest is located the area that was probably used for the main religious purposes, that includes “Sacred Plaza”, “Three Windows”, “The Sacred Temple”, the “Priests Mansion”, and the “Intihuatana” that is a large block of limestone used during Inca ceremonies. To get Machupicchu you can take many routes: dDirectly by train from Cusco to Aguas Calientes, Inka Trail trek to Machupicchu, Salkantay Trek, Lares Trek, etc.