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Huancayo

Trip Planner South America  /  Peru  /  Junin Region  /  Huancayo

Uncontrastable City

Located in the central highlands of Peru, Huancayo remains one of the five most populous cities in the country. A tour of Huancayo reveals a central urban area with a distinctly cosmopolitan buzz, neatly mixing modernity and tradition without seeming entirely put-on for international visitors. Holidays in Huancayo usually form part of a wider exploration of the Andean area, though the city certainly isn't without its charms. Traditional handicraft markets, welcoming restaurants, and vibrant fiestas provide plenty of reasons for visitors to stay a little longer than they'd planned. Plan your vacation with our Peru tourist route planner and discover the best things to do in Huancayo.
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Where to stay in Huancayo

Huancayo offers a good range of modern and traditional accommodations, indicative of the tasteful renewal taking place across the main urban area. If you're looking for luxury options, consider the area around Plaza de la Constitucion, where new high rises and longer-established hotels can be found. Explore the residential areas north and south of town center to find a bigger selection of basic hotels and budget-friendly hostels.
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