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An amazing place to stay. Rooms, beds & showers are perfect - clean & comfy. Breakfast is super - everyday they serve something different (we stayed 4 nights). And eating it on the roof top terrace with sun and a beautiful view to snowy mountains - great start into the day. Staff is friendly. We loved the place and its atmosphere. ... more
We had a fantastic stay at Maruja's. She is very friendly and informative about options around Huaraz. The place is very comfortable and clean, super hot water, the best breakfasts, and we could use her kitchen. It is a one sole ride out of the centre of town but easy peasy. Very welcoming stay. ... more
Visa to Peru, we're going for 5 months?
Hi - We're going mountaineering/trekking in Huaraz (Peru) for 5 months. We just want to go in on a toursit visa. We're all UK citizens so we should get 90 days on arrival and can then travel to Lima to renew it. But will we get entry to Peru because our return ticket is 150 days later, 60 days beyond ...
Lima to Quito
It is safe to do it slowly, though not particularly interesting if you stick to the coast; in that case, I'd recommend going straight to Guayaquil at least, and take it slowly from there. Else, it is apparently possible to head up the Andes (via Huaraz/Mollepata/Cajamarca), and then enter Ecuador via ...
Post Lima gluttony we really thought we would put ourselves through some more altitude training and traipse back up to the Andes for a couple of day walks in the hills. In order to do this, we headed up to central Peru to a town named Huaraz, located in the Ancash region. The spectacular mountainous backdrop ...
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