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Tour Paron Lake

23 reviews
Tour Paron Lake

Tour Paron Lake

23 reviews


The Cordillera Blanca is the largest mountain range of Peru with 31 peaks over 6,000 meter high. More than half of the Peruvian highest 6,000m peaks are here, including the highest mountain (Huascaran) and the most beautiful mountain (Alpamayo) of Peru. Laguna Paron can be reached by 4×4 vehicle. The hike starts along a beautiful path around the lake and finally up to another small but beautiful lake named Artesoncocha. This is a pleasant acclimatization trip, also for less experienced hikers.


  • Are you looking for the best day hike from Huaraz or Caraz? Visit Laguna Paron, one of the most beautiful lakes in Peru and the largest lake in the Cordillera Blanca.
  • The lake is very easy to get dont need to walk alot for have the amazing view of spectacular snow-capped peaks such as Mount Piramide 5885m located directly at the head of the lake, Chacraraju, Huandoy, Caraz and the mountains of Paron.

Trip Details

  • Climate .Change Route
    Duration: 1 Day
    Difficulty: Easy
    Activity: Nature / Adventure
    Season: All Year
    Frequency: Everyday
    Altitude Between: ( 2200)m Lake Paon 4200msnm.


Hauraz- Caraz -Paron Lake

eparture time from Huaraz at 8.30m.we Will drive to the north side of Huaraz until Caraz city. Then can continue to the east toward paron gate until reach lake paron is 4200m. where have short breck for rest and take fotos of this largest beauty ans blue sky lake. After we have to start hiking up to the hightpoint in the way we can enjoy the stunning landscape about quenuals trees and typical higland vegetation and gigant snowcapped peaks as: Chacraraju 6112 m , Pisco Mountain 5752, Artezonraju 6030mand Majestic Huandoy Mountain.
We Will spend 1 hours to walk up until reach lake view pont at 4300mnm.
After we Will can walk down until parking site where our transport for back to Huaraz.


  • Transports in 4×4 vehicle according to itinerary
  • Qualified and experienced guide (Spanish/English)
  • Box-Lunch
  • First aid kit and oxygen

No Included

  • Breakfast, dinner
  • Bottled water, alcoholic drinks
  • Personal equipment
  • Entrance fees to Huascaran National Park
  • Medical care and insurance
  • Emergency rescue or evacuation
  • Travel insurance
  • Hotel
  • Flights
  • Tips (optional)



You are healthy and have a good condition. The trail is mostly flat and not too difficult.

Best Season

The best trekking season in the Andes is from April to October, with rainy season in between. It is usually sunny and warm during this time. Due to the altitude, the nights can be quite cold (to minus 5 ° C).

Sail through the lagoon
You can do it in the company of a guide who will take you and other travelers on a tour of the lagoon, or you can navigate on your own by renting a kayak.

Any option is fun and a plan that you cannot stop doing on your way through this place.

walk aroun

If you like trekking, a good activity to practice it is to take walks around the lagoon, so you can explore and observe its landscapes from other perspectives.

Some of the walks that visitors do the most are those that lead to other local lakes such as Artesonraju or Laguna 69, which can take up to two hours.

You choose according to your preferences where you want to go to learn a little more.

stay camping

Camping here is possible, you only have to bring what is necessary to do it comfortably and to withstand the high temperatures at night.

If you go in your private car, you can also look for a permitted place to park and camp inside it.

You can also stay in the lake shelter and spend the night for about S/. 10, per person, the place is comfortable and a good option if camping outdoors is not your thing.

What To Bring

  • Wear appropriate clothing for the day (heat) and for the night (cold),
  • Sunscreen,
  • Sunglasses,
  • Repellent,
  • Bath clothes,
  • Personal hygiene kit,
  • Walking shoes,
  • Camera, small backpack,
  • Front (flashlight-light)


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