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Another option is to go for a beautiful 3 day hike, on a Inca trail, between ''Olleros'' (south of Huaraz) and ''Chavin'', but make sure you hire a guide, from one of the many tour agencies.
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Another option is to go for a beautiful 3 day hike, on a Inca trail, between ''Olleros'' (south of Huaraz) and ''Chavin'', but make sure you hire a guide, from one of the many tour agencies the most recomeded is [[http://www.perullamatrek.com]] .
  
 
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Revision as of 19:13, 17 September 2010

Monumento Arqueológico Chavín de Huántar

Chavín de Huántar is an archaeological site from the pre-Incan Chavin culture of around 900BC containing ruins and other artefacts. The site is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Understand

Get in

By Bus

The access point for trips to Chavin de Huántar is Huaraz, 3 hours away - on poorly maintained, unpaved road, clinging to the side of a mountain. From Huaraz' bus station there are occasional public buses, but most travelers choose opt to take the easier option, and go with one of the numerous tour groups offering a Chavin itinerary.

  • Chavin Express, Jr. Mariscal Cáceres 338, (043) 45-4022. Are the only company offering direct busses, which leaves at 7.30AM, 8.30AM, 11AM and 22PM - fills up quickly so book ahead 3 USD.

Several buses to destinations further afield does stop at Chavin around midnight, but then you'll need to have accommodation sorted out ahead.

Hike

Another option is to go for a beautiful 3 day hike, on a Inca trail, between Olleros (south of Huaraz) and Chavin, but make sure you hire a guide, from one of the many tour agencies the most recomeded is [[2]] .

See

  • Edgar Zambrano (Peru Llama Trek), camino central s/n, 043425661, [1]. Peru Llama Trek is a Adventure Tour Operator especially for OLLEROS CHAVIN TREK being based with its main office in the Pre-Inka trail Olleros Chavin in Canrey Chico(place where Inka Trail starts to Chavin) contact them at: www.perullamatrek.com 300.


Buy

Eat

Sleep

  • Hotel Chavin Arqueologico, Inca Roca 141, (043) 45-4055. Singles from 8 USD.


Contact

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