Peru has several stone forests you can’t miss if visiting Peru. They make are not only great to see in person, but are also perfect for adventure-sport practitioners that love to do trekking and climbing.
“These rock formations can be visited at any time of the year”, Canal Ipe explains and shares with us a list of six of these amazing places:
This stone forest is located in the National Shrine of Huallay. Here you will find more 4,000 rock formations that resemble animal figures, people and many more.
2.Hatun Machay, Ancash
Located at 4,200 meters above sea level, Hatun Machay has become the perfect destination for astrophotography due to the altitude and the little light pollution here.
Three hours from the city of Andahuaylas is the town of Pampachiri. Here you can see stones with pyramid shapes that can measure up to 10 meters high and that originated three million years ago, a product of volcanic material.
This is a tourist attraction is located at 3,500 meters above sea level. Here you can find also hidden caves with engravings and petroglyphs.
Located a few hours from the Center of Lima, in the district of San Pedro de Casta. This stone forest is characterized by its beautiful landscapes at more than 4,000 meters above sea level.
Arequipa is known for many things: its volcanoes and the Colca Canyon. However, few people know the Bosque de Imata, located in the province of Caylloma.