Adventure Sports

Caraz is frequently visited by climbers and hikers who will make the Santa Cruz trek. If you have time, stay a few days to relax in Caraz, which offers beautiful views as well as professional agencies with whom you can go hiking, climbing or cycling circuits at Cañon del Pato and around.

Mountain Biking

At Huaylas valley you can find one of the most scenic and beautiful routes of Caraz with gorges and mountains. In Caraz we have a variety of bike routes of great emotion and rigor of mountain biking.


The Cordillera Blanca has stunning scenery between valleys and snow capped mountains. High mountain specialists have designed special circuit to visit the most important places of Laguna Paron to Santa Cruz. The best time is from April to November, the dry season when it does not rain, to make more comfortable walks.


During your visit to Caraz enjoy a different adventure and discover the thrill of rafting in the river Rio Santa flowing through exciting landscapes at the highest tropical mountain range in the world. Dry and mild climate, with rains from December to March.

Ice climbing

The mountains of the Cordillera Blanca is considered the highest tropical mountain range with 27 peaks of more than 6,000 metres, resulting favorable options for ice climbing. In Caraz there are  expert guides to make your climbing trip safer. In this area there are Huandoy, Artesonraju, snowy Alpamayo, which was chosen as the most beautiful in the world, which has a perfect pyramid peak of snow. The highest mountain is the Huascaran  with 6,768 metres, also the highest mountain in the country

Rock Climbing

At the gorge of Paron, on your way to Paron Lake, there is a rock formation which has different routes to climb. Also at our hotel we have a climbing wall for kids and adults.