TOURISM:

It’s one of the Huaraz main activities, The department of Ancash has a very beautiful geography and its capital Huaraz is the main tourist destination, it´s the starting point for many tourism programs. This department is located in the Cordillera Blanca and hiking and adventure sports are very required, you can also visit its archaeological centers that are a cultural heritage of Peru.

AGRICULTURE:

It’s one of the Huaraz main activities. Agriculture in the Ancash region is developed according to altitude. On the coast agriculture is technified and with machinery, while in the Andes the activity is a bit more rudimentary and is not technified. The people grown rice in the Santa valley, sugar cane in the city of Ñepeña, and in the Andean areas the cultivation of potatoes and barley predominates

CATTLE RAISING:

In the Ancash region there is a lot of cattle raising, which is why it is one of the main activities of the region. Ovine and Alpaca cattle predominate, abundant natural pastures are used to feed livestock. It also breeds cattle and sheep.

FISHING:

Fishing is also a very important activity in the Ancash region, since Chimbote is one of the main maritime ports of Peru. The fishing is destined mainly to the production of fishmeal.

MINING:

In the Santa valley there are coal deposits, It´s name is Huallanca, La Limeña, La Galgada, where copper, silver and zinc are extracted.

TOURISM:

The department of Ancash has a very beautiful geography and its capital Huaraz is the main tourist destination, it´s the starting point for many tourism programs. This department is located in the Cordillera Blanca and hiking and adventure sports are very required, you can also visit its archaeological centers that are a cultural heritage of Peru.