Carpe Diem - Backpackers & Hostel

Address: Jr. Simon Bolivar 589, Huaraz, 043, Peru | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Jr. Simon Bolivar 589, Huaraz, is near Parque Nacional Huascaran, Archaeological Site of Chavin, Plaza de Armas, and Monumento Nacional Wilcahuain Ruin.
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Travel Blogs from Huaraz

Hike to Laguna Wilcacocha

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria on Aug 15, 2014

33 photos

... Cordillera Negra.

It was a 90 minute steep walk up hill and even at a very slow pace, it was leaving everyone panting after just a few steps. With regular stops to catch our breath, everyone made it to the lagoon 600m higher up the mountain at 3,720m. We had a 30 minute break at lagoon which had fantastic views back up into the Cordillera Negra range and across the valley towards snow capped Cordillera Blanca range.

It took another 90 minutes to ...

Huaraz and Trekking

A travel blog entry by phillipsquared on Jul 30, 2014

20 photos

... another Peruvian Pinocchio" After breakfast Chris was feeling fit and ready to go which was great as today is the hardest day of the trek. It was freezing cold when we left and it felt like a long walk until we reached the sun. We were heading up hill towards the mountains and the valley we were walking through was stunning. We had a few stops along the way to let the serial photo takers catch up before we reached the bottom of the mountain pass. It was then a steep track up ...


A travel blog entry by disrael on Jul 01, 2014

... We met for the first time during our first night in Lima, and after 5 minutes of knowing one another, Josh booked a bus to Huaraz with me for the following morning. Together, we spent the first few days in Huaraz rock climbing, exploring the city, and doing a day trek to a glacial lagoon, as well as experienced our first boughts of altitude sickness mid-trek!

After Josh took off, I spent a few more days climbing rocks and ...

Santa Cruz trek - 4 days

A travel blog entry by lizethperu on May 24, 2014

40 photos

... for 3 days but problem was that because a misunderstanding, the company didnt send them donkeys to carry their stuff until the end of the trek. So they were going to walk like 8 hours until the end.

The group decided that in order to help them we will have to camp further than where we expected so they could get help with the donkeys until that point. They left and still the other people have one more day of walk. We went to a lake close to the Alpamayo base so in this ...


A travel blog entry by ccchrissie on Feb 21, 2014

23 photos

... of drainage channels, re-routing of the river and the many level buildings are impressive, though the prison seemed to be equally as well constructed as all the other buildings just much deeper.

Continued ahead of the group, as I hate tours and as this was Spanish only, so even more boring – walked through the strung out but pleasant village, braving another "perro bravo" to get lunch and ...