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Laguna Queshquecocha Hike: The Ultimate Guide

Laguna Queshquecocha and its intriguing forest of Puya Raimondii is a remote landscape found at the far end of the Queshque Valley in Peru, just outside of Catac, near Huaraz. If you’re looking for off-the-beaten-track hiking, showing a different side...

Laguna Llaca: The Ultimate Guide To This Epic Hike In Huaraz

The Laguna Llaca day hike is one of the most underrated trekking options in Huaraz, Peru. With the mammoth Ranrapalca and Ocshapalca mountains creating a stunning backdrop, reaching the duck egg blue lake is an unforgettable moment. In this hiking...

Laguna Yanacocha and Laguna Uruscocha: The Ultimate Guide

The Laguna Yanacocha and Laguna Uruscocha hike is an excellent trail option near Huaraz in Peru. It’s one of the lesser-known day hike options in the stunning Cordillera Blanca. Indeed, not many tourists visiting Huaraz will do this hike. But,...

Laguna 513: The Ultimate Guide To This Spectacular Hike

I could give you 513 reasons as to why you should hike to Laguna 513. Honestly, I could. But, I think you’ll only need one, and that’s summed up in the feature image above. Lying in the shadow of the...

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, Laguna Hualcacocha...