Paron lake is a stunning bright blue lake surrounded by spectacular snowcapped peaks. Located in Huaraz at 4200 metres above sea level. It is considered one of the biggest lakes in the Cordillera Blancait and one of the few lakes that are accessible by car. The lake is at the foot of the summits of Huandoy, Artezon Raju, Chacraraju, Aguja and Caraz. All of their snow and ice feed into the crystal water of the lake.
The drive to the lake is through a spectacular canyon with 1000m high granite walls. The drive from Huaraz to the lake is approximately 3 hours long.