Huancavelica and the snowy landscape of Chonta Mountain


The snowy mountain peak of Chonta is one of the most important and often visited sites in the department of Huancavelica. It is located right in the district of Santa Ana, in the province of Castrovirreyna.

It is visited by many tourists with an interest for adventure sports, since the snow, at nearly 5,000 meters high, is the perfect place for mountaineering.

Part of the Western Cordillera of the Andes, Chonta offers travelers the opportunity to be one with nature, with its majestic figure surrounded by a beautiful variety of flora and fauna native to the Andean region.

Its geography also allows for trekking or hiking, and easy observation of various native species. The photography lovers also venture into this mountain to capture the wonderful scenery.

It is vital that one is prepared, meaning the right guidance, clothing, accessories and well acclimatized to visit this awe-inspiring peak.Chonta Mountain offers travelers the opportunity to see beautiful landscapes and practice adventure sports, not to mention the variety of flora and fauna.