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Huaraz is one of the most important cities in Peru, not only for its tourist attractions but also for the warmth of its people and its rich cuisine. It is undoubtedly one of the best tourist destinations to travel to.

About land transportation: In Huaraz, you can move around the city without much hassle as you will find a plethora of modes of transportation such as taxis, buses, trains, shared taxis, and even motorcycle taxis (3-wheeler motorcycles that run short distances in some parts of the city).

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Information About Huaraz

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Huaraz Facts

AnniversaryBest time to visitMain destinations from Huaraz
January 20thJune, July, and AugustLima, Chimbote, Trujillo

About Huaraz

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.

Bus Companies in Huaraz

Get the best out of your trip to Huaraz, with redBus you can choose between many bus companies like:

Movil Bus  

Address: 451 Confraternidad Oeste Avenue

Telephone: 043-422555

Movil Bus is one of the most popular bus companies nationwide, being Huaraz one of the main destinations. With the company, you can travel to the capital on its daily departures, or you can travel to nearby cities like Carhuaz, Casma, Chimbote, Trujillo, among other destinations.


Address: 450 Simon Bolivar Street


Among the most popular routes from Huaraz with Linea, you can find destinations such as Trujillo, Lima, Cajamarca, and Piura. Linea is known for its excelent service. Book your bus ticket with redBus to enjoy all the amenities.

Most Important Routes from Huaraz

Huaraz to Lima: You can travel from Huaraz to the capital by bus. Many companies offer this route with different amenities, so you can find various services depending on the bus company. The travel time is approximately 8 hours.

Huaraz to Trujillo: Bus tickets from Huaraz to Trujillo are very popular among tourists, as it connects two important destinations in Peru. You can find bus tickets for 60 soles with Transportes Julio Cesar, Linea, or Movil Bus.

Huaraz to Chimbote: This route takes you through the Ancash department, connecting two of the most representative cities in the region. You can travel to Chimbote from Huaraz with Movil Bus, Civa, Excluciva, and Linea.

Most Popular Routes to Huaraz

Lima to Huaraz: Lima is the departure point to almost every city in Peru, and Huaraz is no exception. The capital has many terminals to travel to Huaraz, being the Plaza Norte Terminal and Lima's downtown. The travel time is approximately 8 hours.

Trujillo a Huaraz: Bus tickets from Trujillo to Huaraz are very popular among tourists, as it connects two important destinations in Peru. You can find bus tickets for 60 soles with Transportes Julio Cesar, Linea, or Movil Bus.

Chimbote to Huaraz: This route takes you through the Ancash department, connecting two of the most representative cities in the region. You can travel to Chimbote from Huaraz with Movil Bus, Civa, Excluciva, and Linea.

Travel to Huaraz

Buses in Huaraz are a great way to visit and discover Peru as they are cost-effective and present a comfortable way of traveling. A high number of popular locations in Huaraz are easily accessible due to its state-of-the-art road network.

The things to do in Huaraz

Huaraz is a city located in the heart of the Peruvian Andes, and it´s a popular tourist destination for those looking for winter sports and adventure. In this region you´ll find the tallest mountain in Peru, Huascarán. Huaraz is world-fa...mous for the different hikes offered and for the turquoise lakes like Laguna 69, for treks of 3, 4 or 5 days. Near the main plaza is the Museum of Ancash, in which you´ll find a massive park that is considered the parges in South America
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Accomodations in Huaraz

Hospedaje Ezama
Location: 623, Jr. Mariano Melgar
Price: 10 soles per person and up
It’s a low cost, welcoming and familiar accomodation and a very quiet place. There are 7 spacious rooms, hot water, and all the touristic information you could need. They are specialized in adventure tourism!
Amelita Lodging
Location: 633, Jr. Gabino Uribe
Price: from s/. 21 per person
Amelita Lodging offers a low-cost stay in a pleasant environment (the owner and the employees); all the rooms have a private bathroom, TV, free wifi, hot water 7/24 hours on the rooms. They have common areas as the kitchen, that guests can use.

Important dates in Huaraz

Holy Week (Semana Santa) in HuarazDate: Starting the Tuesday before EasterDuring Holy Week in Huaraz you´ll be the victim of water fights, on Ash Wednesday there will be processions and lovely religious reenactments, with colorful outfits and accessories for the occasion.
El Señor de la SoledadDate: Starts at the beginning of May and lasts 4 daysIn Huaraz the week celebrating el Señor de la Soledad is a non-stop of processions, novenas and dancing. The 4 days celebration ends placing the Señor de la Soledad in his place, till the following year.
La Semana AndisimoDate: JuneThe Semana Andisimo is an event that attracts well-known mountaineers and fans of mountain-climbing for contests and exhibits about hiking. There will be activities as aerothlon, climbing, trail running, mountain cinema and guitar.


Do I need to make an account on the redBus website to book a bus?
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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 Huaraz?
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.
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