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Travel by Bus from Huaraz to Laguna de llanganuco (tour huaraz)
The road journey from Huaraz to Laguna de llanganuco (tour huaraz) is pleasant and relaxing. At redBus, we work with different bus companies that operate on this route with well-maintained buses and experienced drivers. Although the travel time varies from one bus operator to another because of traffic and climatic conditions, our continuous availability of bus services between Huaraz and Laguna de llanganuco (tour huaraz) reduces uncertainty and offers convenience for travelers.
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The name Huaraz comes from “waraq”, a word in quechua which means sunrise. The origins of Huaraz go back to the Pre-Inca period, when the first human settlement took place close to the rivers Quilcay and Santa. It has been verified the human presence in the area of Callejón de Huaylas since 10.000 B. C., when the human beings were dedicated to harvest and hunting; this is testified by the Guitarrero cave in front of Mancos village. It was the chavín culture that was developed in this area during the Horizonte Temprano. Many years later, Spanish people founded the city as San Sebastián de Huaraz, in 1574 and Simón Bolívar called the city “noble and generous”, because of its support to the liberating army during the independence of Peru. It was also called the “capital of international friendship”, in recognition of its help to the victims of the earthquake of 1970 in Áncash; on the seism 20.000 people from Huaraz died and 95% of the city was reduced to ashes.Huaraz is the capital of Áncash department and is considered the “Peruvian Switzerland” for being located on the surroundings of the snowy mountain of Cordillera Blanca. The development of Huaraz is based in the agriculture, trade and tourism, because in Huaraz is concentrated most of the tourist activity of the Sierra de Áncash.
About Lagunas Llanganuco
The Llanganuco lagoons are located in the province of Yungay, in the Quebrada of Llanganuco, and are part of the Huascarán National Park. The lagoons are named Orconcha (the male lagoon) and Chinancocha (the female lagoon). Both are separated by one kilometer. Orconcha is at 10 meters above the sea above Chinancocha, that is at 3860 meters above the sea. There are some underground tunnels that connect both lagoons, this is why people believe that they symbolize a mating ritual. The lagoons have a beautiful turquoise color and you can find a lot of biodiversity in the surroundings.