El Abuelo a sustainable experience

El Abuelo is a cozy and comfortable 3-star eco & bird friendly hotel. Located 32 km from Huaraz in the Callejón de Huaylas, away from the noise and pollution of the big cities.

It is located at 2650 meters above sea level, being the perfect environment to acclimatize. It is the ideal place where you can organize your plans to explore the Huascarán National Park or simply relax and feel warmly welcomed.

We have all the necessary amenities for the guest to feel satisfied, our goal is that your stay is a unique experience.


We have rooms overlooking a beautiful organic garden, fully equipped and specially decorated to offer all the comfort and warmth that characterize Hotel El Abuelo.

Hotel El Abuelo is the perfect place to relax after an intense day exploring the Huascarán National Park.


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Based on an organic proposal. A part of these products come from our organic garden and another from small producers who are committed to environmental sustainability.



Carhuaz is the ideal place to spend the night because of its altitude (2650 masl), climate and proximity to the tourist destinations of the Huascarán National Park, it is there where we locate the Cordillera Blanca, which is the highest and most extensive tropical snow-capped mountain range on the planet, with its great biodiversity. Likewise, you can easily move to the reserved area of the Cordillera Huayhuash.
At the hotel you will be able to appreciate a 3D model of the Cordilleras Blanca & Huayhuash.

Betting on sustainability

Our commitment is to provide a sustainable service, which is based on:

  • Use of sustainable electrical energy, generated by photovoltaic solar panels, thus obtaining safe, convenient and efficient energy from an inexhaustible natural source and without environmental pollution.
  • 100% of our lighting is LED, which consumes much less energy.
  • The organic garden, throughout the year, has been providing us with ingredients used in our kitchen, such as: vegetables, tubers, seeds, fruits, aromatic herbs, high Andean flowers, which have been acclimatized.
  • The remains of vegetables and fruits, product of the preparation in the kitchen, are composted.
  • the disposable containers used are biodegradable.
  • We select the plastic waste, which we deliver to the community collector.
  • All products used for cleaning the kitchen, restaurant, common areas, rooms and in the laundry room are biodegradable.
  • Thanks to the collaboration of our guests, the towels are washed when they indicate it, and not by default every day, this in order to reduce water consumption and contribute to sustainability.
  • We work with local artisans in the elaboration of textile crafts with ecological dyes and lead-free ceramics, these items are offered in our store.
  • Our collaborators are from the area, whom we train.

The opinion of our guests

El Abuelo is chosen as one of the best hotels in the Callejón de Huaylas.

Read the reviews of our previous guests.

4.8/5 Exceptional


El Abuelo is located in the Callejón de Huaylas (Carhuaz) very close to the Park Nacional Huascarán, at 2650 altitude and barely 32 km. from the city of Huaraz, 430 kilometers north of Lima, approximately 7 hours by car, and with good service buses in day and night shifts, 50 minutes on regular flights to the airport of Anta, just 10 minutes from the hotel. Where you will enjoy one of the best climates, because the sun always shines.

El Abuelo is the ideal base from which you can organize your excursions or simply rest and feel warmly welcomed.