The Llanganuco creek is part of the Huascarán National Park. It has 2 interlaced lagoons forming a glacier valley between the snowcapped Huascarán and Huandoy, surrounded by thick forests of totora and queñuales.
It is a spectacular natural scenery that you can not miss.
In this excursion we will also know the ancient city of Yungay that disappeared in an earthquake several years ago.
Summary travel plan
- Visiting old town of Yungay and Llanganuco lagoons
Itinerary Tour to Llanganuco's lagoons
Visiting old town of Yungay and Llanganuco lagoons
The tour begins by picking you up from your hotel or from the bus station in the city of Huaraz between 8:00 and 8:30 am.
At 9:00 am we will take our tourist transportation that will drive us through the northern part of the city, during the trip we will pass through some traditional villages of Callejón de Huaylas. We will stop in Anta from where we will get wonderful views of the White Mountain Range with its huge snowy peaks, we will make another stop in Carhuaz, city in which we can appreciate its traditional mestizo style square. Continuing with the trip we will stop in the old Yungay, a city Which was buried by the earthquake of 1970 and now is a garden of brooms and many roses, in honor of the souls that disappeared.
Then we will go to the Llanganuco creek, during the journey we’ll appreciate spectacular views of the snowy mountains Huascarán and Huandoy; Finally we will arrive at the Chinancocha lagoon; Place where we will enjoy the beautiful nature, and where will have the option to ride on a boat. Later we will have a typical lunch in the city of Yungay and then visit the city of Caraz famous for its desserts based on natural products.
We will return to Huaraz around 7 o'clock in the evening.
This tour includes
Pick-up & Drop-off from your hotel in Huaraz
Tourist class transportation
This tour does NOT include
- Professional Guide in English (additional cost)
Important tour information "Tour to Llanganuco's lagoons"
What to bring for this tour?
It is recommended to wear light clothes for the day and warm clothes for the afternoon.In the months of November to April, wear raincoats because of rain.