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Huaraz Cordillera Blanca Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 4 day(s)
Group Size: 5 - 20 people
Destination(s): Peru  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 799 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 799 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Lima - Caraz 2250m
07:30am Pick up pax from hostel or airport. Drive to Caraz along the desert coast and its giant sand dunes. A stop at Barranca for a snack or lunch enjoying typical Peruvian seafood (sea bass) - not included. Continue now going uphill towards the Cordillera Blanca. After 120km of several switchbacks we reach the Pass of Conococha at 4100m where this amazing mountain range comes to view. From this point it's a long descent to reach Caraz. Total driving time 8-9hrs for 467km. Accommodation at hostel on Double or Matrimonial room with private bathroom and hot shower.

Day 2: Llanganuco Lakes 3850m
07:30am Breakfast on premises (included).
08:00am Set off for this beautiful lakes. A dirt road for 25km will take us to the end of the Llanganuco valley at 3900m. A perfect spot for bird watching with some 9 kind of birds. Then a walk along the shores of the lake to the resting area (3,2km) for a short break. We will complete the day with a nice walk downhill across the Prinary Forest (5,6km -350m, 1hr). Finally our vehicle will pick up us for a transfer back to the lower valley and Caraz.

Day 3: Mountain Biking 2250m
08:00am Breakfast on premises (included).
09:00am Set off for the XC, including guided visit to Pre Inca remains called Tumshukayco (2800 years old), ride through the country side, flower farms, typical villages, single tracks at altitude 2280m, with mild temperatures. Total ride aprox. 12 miles, in some 4-5hrs.

Day 4: Caraz - Lima
07:30am Breakfast on premises (included).
08:00am Leave for Lima. 17:00pm Expected time to arrive to Lima.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Private transfer from/to Lima to/from Caraz, TOYOTA Station Wagon
- Accommodation in Caraz based on DWB + CB (Continental breakfast)
- Guided day tour to Llanganuco lakes
- Guided Mountain Biking day tour (at your choice)
- Mountain bike, helmet, gloves, repair kit, guide/mechanic, etc for a day tour
- National Park Huascaran entrance fee

Price Excludes:
- Meals not considered on this program
- Tips and gratuities
- Health a/o accident Insurance for hazardous sports (check your local insurance company)