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What to do in north Peru

Being such a diverse country, Peru may not be the “easiest” destination. The things to see in Peru are numerous and range from great sites of ancient civilizations over awesome natural beauty and force to amazing cities and cultures. So when making your list of what to in Peru and the things to see in Peru, you may be tempted to skip the northern part of this so entertaining country.

As most people coming to Peru don’t have the luxury of time to get to know the south and the north of this country, decisions have to be made. No one of course wants to miss out on Machu Picchu or Cusco. When interesting in hiking, the Inca trail is the first hike to come to mind. Nevertheless, for hiking the Cordillera Blanca and the Cordillera Negra are the true hikers paradise and both should be included on a what to do list a true hiker makes when coming to Peru. Not to forget the world’s most beautiful mountain, the Alpamayo and the Huascaran, Peru highest mountain are definitely bad looking as one of the things to see in Peru.

Most hikes to this area start around Huaraz and most the shortest treks due require good fitness and at least 4 days to complete. But this all makes the experience so much more worth the effort. For more information and details about these hikes, please contact us.

 

 

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