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Huaraz is a city in Peru. Huaraz located in the center part of Peru, it is one of the important cities in the Peruvian Andes. Huaraz is known as the 'Switzerland of the South' because of its beautiful peaks that are visible from the city centre. Huaraz it's a "gate" to Huascarán National Park that is a nature world heritage site by UNESCO.

Hitchhiking out

North towards Cajamarca, Yungay, Caraz

  • Take colectivo (minivan) #1 to Monterrey (1.5sol). This colectivo departures from Cementerio in the South of city, and goes near Plaza de Armas (intersection Jirón 28 de Julio + Av. Mariscal Toribio de Luzuriaga) and then near Central Market (Av. Antonio Raymondi)
  • Or take colectivo #18 goes near Central market to/through Vichay, the last stop near intersection Av. Independencia and Road 3N.

Most of cars are locals and drivers want money but you can get a ride in 20-30min.