Puno is home to one of the most sought-after rock climbing destinations: the Tinjani Stone Forest in Ayaviri. This also contains other attractions that rock-climbing enthusiasts have chosen to use for practice purposes.
The megalithic Stone Forest is located 12 km (7 miles) south-east of Ayaviri, in the Tinjani community, at 4,059 masl (13,317 fasl). Gigantic rock formations attract groups of climbers seeking to conquer the most challenging heights offered by the forest of stones.
Also known as Cañón del Diablo (Devil's Canyon), the Tinjani Canyon with its forest of stones is a truly impressive setting and a dream come true for those who are interested in trekking and rock climbing. Walking among its strange rock formations is an extraordinary experience.