Called the hiking capital of Peru, Huaraz is a paradise for travelers with a passion for adventurous tours. A tour or trek to the famous Laguna 69 with its turquoise water is on the bucket list of many travelers that come to Peru. Huaraz is situated between the Cordillera Blanca and the Cordillera Negra and therefore, a perfect starting point for Huaraz hiking tours into the mountains. But Huaraz is not just a must-visit destination for hikers, but also for climbers and bikers. For culture lovers, Huaraz offers the archaeological site of Chavín de Huántar, in Chavín.