Cultural in Huaraz

El Seńor de la Soledad

Huaraz pays homage to its patron (the Christ of Solitude) beginning May 3. This weeklong festival involves fireworks, music, dancing, elaborately costumed processions and lots of drinking.
Mountaineering in Huaraz

Festival de Andinismo

Held annually, it attracts mountaineers from several countries, and competitions and exhibitions are held.
Religious in Huaraz


Carnaval in Huaraz is very busy, with Peruvian tourists flooding to town, many of whom will get soaked on the city’s take on Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday). On Ash Wednesday colorful funeral processions for ño carnavalón …