The Ultimate Guide to Traveling the Chimboya Pass

Abra Chimboya is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.114m (16,778ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary between the regions of Cusco and Puno, in Peru. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Abra Chimboya

Set high in the Cordillera de Vilcanota range, the road to the summit is totally unpaved. It’s called CU-125. 4×4 vehicle required. Remember this is a mountainous area, climbing up a high mountain, with a notorius absence of oxygen. Altitude and extreme weather are always a factor. The road is steep and runs from Santa Barbara to Corani, Fog, snow and cold are common.
Road suggested by: jorge manuel gómez sánchez
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