Paron Lagoon

Trekking for one day

Paron Lagoon

The Parón Lagoon is considered the largest natural reservoir of fresh water in the entire Cordillera Blanca and it is consider the most beautiful originated by glaciers.
Duration: 01 DAY.
Maximum altitude: 4 185 m.s.n.m.
Route: Huaraz – Carhuaz – Yungay – Caraz – Laguna Parón – Return to Huaraz.
Difficulty: Moderate.

7:00 am: We leave towards the north of Huaraz (3090 m.), we arrive at the city of Caraz (2290 m.). From Caraz we will take a detour in an easterly direction through an affirmed highway, we will enter the Quebrada Parón until arriving at Parón (4 185 m), where you will have spectacular views of the snowy ones: Paria, Artesonraju, Pyramid of Garcilazo, Pisco, Chacraraju. We will enjoy beautiful landscapes surrounded by Queñuales, ichus, orchids, where we start the walk along the ravine appreciating a lot of vegetation, like the Quenuales trees typical of the Andean mountain range, being able to appreciate the gigantic mountains. Our trek is three hours to reach the Artesoncocha lagoon (4300 m.), where we will have a 1 hour break to eat and take beautiful photos, then we will return to mobility for around 03 hours. Return to the city of Caraz, then to the city of Huaraz.
5:00 pm: Arrival in Huaraz.


  • Tourist transport.
  • Official tourist guide.
  • Pick up from the hotel.
  • Taxes.


  • Entrance to the Huascaran National Park.
  • Personal expense..
  • Extra food and drinks.

Price in American Dollars, per person:

Private Services
TREKKING FOR ONE DAY SIC 1 pax 2 pax 4/6 pax 6/8 pax
Program TK 03: Paron Lagoon 140 70 47 46

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