Travel to Peru

 

How to Arrive to Huaraz City
How to get Huaraz

 

Where is Peru?: At 1'285,220 sq. Km, Peru is the third-largest country in South America, it limits to the north with Ecuador, to the northeast with Colombia, to the east with Brazil, to the southeast with Bolivia, to the south with Chile and to the west with the Pacific Ocean.

 

Travel to Peru by air

International airlines operate scheduled flights to Peru's Jorge Chávez International Airport, located in Lima - Peru.

 

  • From New York - Newark, Atlanta, Miami, Houston, Los Angeles, Mexico and Toronto exist direct flights to Lima.
  • From Europe exist direct flights to Lima from Madrid, Paris and Amsterdam.
  • Peru has direct flights from the main cities in Latin America as Bogota, Buenos Aires, Caracas, Guayaquil, La Habana, La Paz, Mexico, Panama, Quito, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago, Sao Paulo, San Jose de Costa Rica, Santo Domingo.
  • Flights from Asia or Oceania to Peru, connection by USA or Europe.

 

Jorge Chávez Airport (LIM) in Lima is the main gate for international flights and it's the main hub to local flights connections.


 

How to arrive to Huaraz City

 

Huaraz City is considered as the arrival and starting point to know all the attractiveness of Callejón de Huaylas.

When arriving to Peru from abroad you will have to do it through Lima. Then by terrestrial way or flight you can arrive to Huaraz, daily bus or flight services from Lima.

 

Terrestrial Way

You have three alternatives to arrive to Huaraz from any city of the coast.

The most commonly used, and the one recommended because of it good conditions, is the highway Huaraz - Pativilca 201 kms. (125 miles) that connects Huaraz with the North Pan-American Highway, the tract from Lima to Pativilca is of 207 kms. (129 miles). This highway ascends to the Andean area (west - east) until arriving to the area of the Conococha lagoon, origin of the Santa River, and then it runs parallel to the Santa River (south - north) by the center of the valley, uniting all the towns of Callejón de Huaylas. The landscapes and wonderful scenarios that cross this highway make it preferable to have a direct flight to arrive to Callejón de Huaylas.

 

From the deviation to Pativilca in the Pan-American Highway you can arrive to the north until Tumbes and Ecuador, and to the south passing through Lima to Tacna and Chile.

 

The second alternative, is taking the highway Casma - Huaraz of 149 kms. (92.6 miles) that takes an average of 6h 30', highway that is not in good conditions. In Casma it is connected with the Pan-American Highway, the tract Lima - Casma has 364 km (226 miles).

The third alternative, is the highway Santa - Huallanca - Huaraz, of 145 kms. (90 miles), highway affirmed in bad conditions. In Santa it connects with the Pan-American Highway, very near the port of Chimbote.

 

By Air

The city of Huaraz has the airport Comandante FAP Germán Arias Graciani, (ATA Airport code) located in Anta, Kilometer 23 at road Huaraz - Caraz. This small airport has facilities and basic services. Daily flights from / to Lima.

 

Go2Peru can process flight reservations to Huaraz to requirement (flight@go2peru.info)

 

Communication

Huaraz has all the modern means of communication in telephony, mail, television, cable television, fax, connections to Internet, courier services.



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