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Santa Cruz Trek Peru: How to Hike Independently in 3 Days

The Santa Cruz Trek is easily one of the best multi-day hikes in Peru and even in the whole of South America. Trekking Santa Cruz, should be prioritised on your backpacking route in Peru. Indeed, reaching the spectacular Punta Union...

7 Lagunas of Ausangate Hike: The Ultimate Guide

One of the most beautiful mountain ranges in all of Peru has to be Ausangate. Its grand snow-capped peaks protrude proudly from the surrounding punas, fringed by many a beautiful turquoise lake below. These jewel-like lagoons were once only reserved...

Laguna Rajucolta: The Ultimate Hiking Guide

Laguna Rajucolta is a stunning lake found at the base of the impressive Huantsan Mountain in Peru. Located near Macashca, which is a small town just outside of Huaraz, the lake is dwarfed by the mammoth peak. Thankfully, the day...

Red Valley Peru: The Hidden Gem Of Rainbow Mountain

Since Rainbow Mountain exploded onto the world’s tourisim stage in 2015, the incredible varicoloured mountain has become one of the busiest and most popular attractions in Peru. But, what you may not know, is that hiding right next door, and...

Laguna Shallap: The Complete Guide To This Hidden Green Lake

Laguna Shallap is a breathtaking green lake that’s easy to explore from Pitec, near Huaraz in Peru. Surprisingly, though, tourists are yet to cotton on to this stunning natural attraction. Indeed, not many tourists know about this lake. Honestly speaking,...

Laguna Hualcacocha: The Ultimate Guide To This Hidden Gem

Laguna Hualcacocha is truly a hidden gem near Huaraz in Peru. Nestled in the Huascaran National Park, Laguna Hualcacocha is another sensational lake to be found in the stunning Cordillera Blanca. Similar to Laguna 69 and Laguna 513 (guides coming...

3 Incredible Ways To Hike Rainbow Mountain In Peru

If boundless sand dunes, Inca history, lush Amazon jungle and the magical Andes weren’t enough to blow you away in Peru, there are also rainbow mountains to see. With none quite as mind-blowing as Vinicunca. So incredible is this varicoloured...

Pastoruri Glacier (Nevado Pastoruri): The Ultimate Guide

Visiting Pastoruri Glacier (Nevado Pastoruri) is one of the best day trips you can do from Huaraz in Northern Peru. Pastoruri Glacier, also known as Nevado Pastoruri and Glaciar Pastoruri, remains a wondrous natural attraction despite its obvious recession in...

Laguna Radian, Mullaca, Carhuac & Ahuac: Epic Four Lagunas Trek

Straight up, the Four Lagunas trek is the best day hike in Huaraz, Peru. Surprisingly, there isn’t much, if any, information about the Four Lagunas trek online. In fact, I am the first blogger to write about this amazing trek,...

Laguna Paron In Huaraz, Peru: A Tour Is The Best Option

Laguna Paron is easily one of the most beautiful places in Peru. Located near Huaraz in the department of Ancash, Laguna Paron is a stunning turquoise-coloured lake. Like many natural attractions to explore in South America, there’s always the question...