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capital city of Cajamarca, Peru



Huascarán National Park

World Heritage Site and national park in Peru



Trujillo (Peru)

capital city of La Libertad region, Peru



Gran Pajatén

Gran Pajatén is an archaeological site located in the Andean cloud forests of Peru, on the border of the La Libertad region and the San Martín region, between the Marañon and Huallaga rivers. The archaeological site lies in the Rio Abiseo National Park, which was established in 1983. The park was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Natural Site in 1990, and Cultural Site in 1992. In order to protect the fragile ruins and endangered environment, the archaeological site and the national park are currently not open to visitors without permits from Peru's Ministry of Agriculture and National Institute of Culture.



Lake Parón

The largest lake in the Cordillera Blanca, located 32 km east and 2,000 m (6,600 ft) above Caraz at an elevation of 4,200 m (13,800 ft). It is surrounded by snowcapped mountains including Artesonraju, rumored to be mountain depicted in the Paramount Pictures logo. Despite being located in the park, the park entry fee does not apply; instead, you pay S/5 (2019) to the local community.From Caraz - It is about a 2 h drive to the lake. There are no collectivos going all the way, however, taxis can be hired for S/120 (2019) including the return trip and two hours at the lake. If you are in good shape you may try mountain biking or, for an easier time, hire a taxi one way (S/100 - 2019) and bike back.From Huaraz - All day tours with several stops cost S/50 (2019), not including food or entry to the lake.



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Rio Abiseo National Park

Rio Abiseo National Park is a world heritage listed national park in the San Martín region near Tarapoto. Since 1986, the park has not been open to tourism due to the fragile nature of the natural and archaeological environments.

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