Travel by Bus from Huaraz to Ruinas de chavin (tour huaraz)
The road journey from Huaraz to Ruinas de chavin (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 Ruinas de chavin (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 Chavin de Huantar Ruins
Chavin de Huantar is an archaeological site located in the Chavin de Huantar district, in the province of Huari, in the Ancash department. In 1985 it was declared a World Heritage Site because its historical importance. The archaeological site is located in the confluence of the rivers Huacheksa and Mosna, in the upper basin of the Marañon river. This place was a traffic point for the preinca people from the coast to the amazon area. For that reason, this place became very important for the collection of products and the exchange of goods. It is considered the most important pilgrimage center of the Andean world. Chavin de Huantar was built approximately between the years 1500 and 300 b.C, and it consolidated as an administrative and religious center of the Chavin culture. Their structures are elaborated with stone and clay mortar.Currently, it is very visited by tourists from different parts of the world.