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Camping sites for South & Central America
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Primax Service Station - Moquegua
GPS 17° 12' 55.1" S / 70° 58' 9.8" W
Just before town, large service station with big area for trucks to park overnight.
Possible overnight stop for overlanders.
Toilets/showers - cost 2 sol for shower, .50 sol for toilet.
Dusty Flat Camp - Arequipa
GPS 16° 24' 27.9" S / 71° 35' 36.7" W
Large open, dusty area, opposite a Pecsa Service Station on the outskirts of Arequipa, 300mtrs off the main highway.
Gravel Pit Camp
GPS 14° 08' 46.6" S / 71° 23' 37.3" W
About 125km south of Cusco.
200 mtrs west off main road - no facilities.
Quinta Lala Camp site - Cusco
GPS 13° 30' 20" S / 71° 59' 06" W
Take Pisaq Road and less than 5km from Cusco Plaza at a big blue sign for the ruins of Sacsaywaman, turn left onto a minor road. 200mtrs down the road is a hacienda and camping area on the right.
Hosts: Helmie and Gonna.
Showers, toilets, laundry possible, kitchen and good wi-fi.
Helpful and lots of good info.
Ollantaytambo Lodge Hotel - Ollantaytambo
GPS 13° 15' 36.4" S / 72° 15' 42.2" W
Camping within the hotel grounds, but relatively small ara and can be tricky to get into.
200mtrs from the main plaza.
Pic: The centre of town, the plaza.
Balmy Camp at 1800mtrs altitude - Abancay
GPS 13° 30' 20" S / 71° 59' 60" W
Just off the main road and out of the town of Abancay, beside a service station which had toilets and shower.
Hotel La Maison Suisse - Camping - Nasca
GPS 14° 51' 03" S / 74° 57' 30" W
On the Panamerican Highway, 5km south of the main town of Nasca and opposite the airport.
Within the hotel it had two cemented areas for vehicles to park, while there was big grassy area for tents.
Toilet and shower facilities, wi-fi.
Sea Cliff Camp - Paracas National Park, Lagunillas
GPS 13° 53' 32.1" S / 76° 18' 25.7" W
National Park and camping area just back from the sea near the Ranger's base.
Hilltop Camp - National Park de Lachay
GPS 11° 21' 25.2" S / 77° 22' 3.4" W (No 3 Camping area)
About 110km north of Lima.
Access near the 106km post and track leads into the park, up the hills.
Toilet, tables and fireplaces. 3 large designated camping areas.
Bare Bottom beach Camp - Tuquillo
GPS 10° 0' 51.6" S / 78° 11' 41.9" W
Near village of Tuquillo, in a small bay, and just north of Huarmey.
No facilities, but very pleasant camped at the water's edge.
Surf Point Camp - Puerto de Malabrigo
GPS 7° 42' 22.7" S / 79° 27' 0.4" W
Just south of Puerto de Malabrigo, camping on the cliff top, overlooking Chicima beach Point break, considered the world's longest wave.
Pic: The surf rolls in, our camp was tucked in on the cliff top, not far from the old wind turbine tower.
Blue Booby Cliff Camp - Bayovar
GPS 5° 49' 59.8" S / 80° 59' 32.1" W
Just north of Bayovar, on cliff top near a bird colony.
Grillo 3 Puntas Bungalows & Campground (hostel) - Zorritos, Tumbes
GPS 3° 41' 46.3" S / 80° 42' 20.6" W
Pleasant beside camp within a hostel, also with very reasonabl accommdation.
3km south of Zorritos On Panamerican Highway, Norte 1235, Zorritos, Tumbes, Peru, Ph: (51) 72 794 830, web: www.casagrillo.net
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