Located at (4500 m) to North - eastern district of Independencia province of Huaraz close to Cerro San Cristobal, we can move with the vehicle to the village Willcahuain then walk for 4 hours nature trails covered by vegetation, is a beautiful lagoon of crystal clear water like a water mirror reflecting the blue sky and the hills that surround it, a perfect place for adventure tourism and mystical.
Likewise flowing waters give rise to Rio Monterrey.
Options after the Laguna Visit
Willkawain: "The House of Nieto" located about 7 km east of the District of Independence, (3500 m), in the Town Center of Paria.
This archeological site belongs to Culture Recuay with reoccupation of the Wari (700-1000 ac) has a rectangular structure with overlapping platforms, divided into three floors, connected by passages have galleries, made of large and small stones together with mortar or clay, has stairs and ramps, possibly was built cultists purposes.
Ichic Willkawain: Located 500 meters from Willkawain, consists of smaller buildings of truncated pyramidal shape with the same style of Willkawain and enclosures that have a single entry.