Huascarán National Park
Located in the middle of the Andes, the landscape is mountainous. The park is named after its highlight, Huascarán, which at 6,768m over the sea level is Peru's highest mountain. A total of 663 glaciers are located in the national park.
Flora and fauna
Animals in the park include jaguars, cougars, tarucas (north Andean deers), vicuñas and tapirs. The most iconic plant of the park is the puya raimondii, which may grow to heights of over 10m!