Going to Huancayo from Lima
Going to Huancayo from Lima Reviews
Going to Huancayo from Lima and vice versa Nov 22, 2009
Huancayo is located in the Central Andes and the only way to go there is driving, either your own car, bus or train. Just be aware of the following:
-In your way to Huancayo, you'll reach a very high point, where you could feel altitude sickness. But this is won't last long. Huancayo is lower than that point.
-Drive can last 6 - 6 1/2 hrs if you are driving a car or bus. If you take the train, you will arrive there in 13hrs.
Bus: there are several companies going there with many price options. But this drive is long so, I'd recommend you to pay a bit more but get a comfy bus, not because of the lenght of the drive, but for the altitude. It can get cold.
Train: the train for passengers has a fix schedule and departures only once a month, leaving. So check their website first. There are 2 kind of wagons: simple and touristy - luxurious and comfy.
No matter which transportation you choose, you will enjoy a beautiful scenery along the way.
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