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About Caraz

Caraz is a city located in the Department of Ancash, at the shores of the Santa River, within the Callejón de Huaylas valley. It is the second most important city of the department after Huaraz, its capital. Caraz was occupied long before the Spanish arrival, first by the Chavín and afterwards by the Recuay, Huari and Inca, civilizations which managed to gain control over the local chiefdoms and effectively rule the valley. Caraz was created as ...a city by Simón Bolívar, and was oficially recognized as such the 29th of december of 1856. Its name derives from quechua qaaray, which refers to Agave Americana plant which grows in the area. Due its location, Caraz is an attraction to those looking for adventure tourism, as it is near beautiful snow peaks such as the Alpamayo. It also has an important historical and cultural heritage in the city, along with many interesting archeological sites.
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Travel tips for Caraz

While temperature during the day can be warm, it decreases drastically during the nights, so it is advised you bring a warm coat. A raincoat is also recommended if you are travelling during the rainy season. In the city you can find the famous mototaxis (little taxis) and buses that can give us a ride on the surroundings. Inside the city th...e taxis are low-cost (about s/. 4) and fast. Caraz is a city located in an altitude. It can take you a while to acclimatize and it’s highly recommended to rest upon arrival. You should take “mates de coca” and hydrate a lot with water. You should also eat light, soups for example. Avoid the heavy meals and fried foods as soon as you arrive.
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Caraz Weather

Best time to visit Caraz

The best time to visit Caraz is from April to October, specially if you are interested in visiting the snowpeaks that surround the city.

Climate in Caraz

Climate in Caraz is semi-arid and mild, with temperatures that reach 77°F during the day, but can drop down to 60.8 during the night. Rain is scarce in the city, and the annual average precipitation is minimum.

Dropping Points in Caraz

Here are some of the most popular dropping points in Caraz. Please note that these locations generally differ with each bus operator. The bus dropping points in Caraz are as follows:

  • Carhuaz
  • Huaraz
  • Puente Piedra
  • La Victoria
  • Terminal Marco Polo
  • Yungay
  • Los Olivos
  • Av. Arias
  • Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte
  • Ventanilla
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Do I need to make an account on the redBus website to book a bus?
No, you do not need to make an account with redBus to book a ticket. But, it is advisable to make an account to help speed up the booking process the next time you need to book a bus ticket. redBus offers a number of discounts and offers as well and you can easily avail these offers if you are registered with redBus.
What is an M-Ticket?
An M-Ticket is the virtual replacement of your bus ticket printout. An M-Ticket is an SMS that’s sent to your registered mobile number the moment you have successfully booked a bus ticket on the official website of redBus. The M-Ticket will basically contain details of your bus ticket such as timing, pick-up and drop-off points, vehicle registration number, PNR, and TIN numbers as well. The M-Ticket procedure has been an eco-friendly initiative employed by redBus to help reduce the amount of paper being used.
How do I book my bus ticket at Caraz?
You can either visit the bus operator counter of your choice or you can visit the official website of redBus. The user-friendly and interactive website offers a step-by-step process of booking a bus ticket in a matter of minutes. The site offers a lot of useful information such as bus timings, fares, pick-up and drop-off points, and much more.
Is it safe to use my debit or credit card to book a ticket on the redBus website?
redBus has invested a lot to ensure that their customers are protected at all times and not just during their journey. redBus hosts a secure platform where transactions can be made safely. With over 180 million satisfied users, history should tell you exactly how secure it is to make a payment through the redBus website or app.