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Nor Yauyos-Cochas Landscape Reserve

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By public transport and hiking

Combis leave to Nor Yauyos and Canete from Huancayo at 6 am 12 noon and 4 pm from Raez 1390 in El... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Pierre W
Brussels, Belgium
Amazing landscapes

A 4-hour drive from Lima takes you to this beyond beautiful paradise. It's better to camp and enjoy... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Pauline N
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Combis leave to Nor Yauyos and Canete from Huancayo at 6 am 12 noon and 4 pm from Raez 1390 in El Tambo. There are also combis to Laraos from Los Manzanas 1035. Part of the road from Huancayo is still unpaved, they are working...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

A 4-hour drive from Lima takes you to this beyond beautiful paradise. It's better to camp and enjoy nature than to stay at a hostel, which are not really comfortable.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pauline N
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Not very touristic and it is one bumpy ride to get there from Huancayo :) But totally worth it. The lagoons are breath taking, super clear and clean,although cold!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maria E
Reviewed 9 June 2018

This is really beautiful place! the people in the small towns are very nice and very welcoming. really loved the towns of Laraos, Hurmayno and Huancaya, it has the most beautiful landscapes in Yauyos!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

The Yauyos National Reserve is a really beautiful area of Peru. The main city is Huancaya, about 7 hours from Lima, and 4-5 from Lunahuana. I recommend this trip, but you need at least 3 days given all the driving, and I think a 4...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 263allent
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

It was a bit difficult to get to Huancaya (car from Huancayo leaves only at 4.45 am from parque de los sombreros),but totally worth it! There are waterfalls everywhere just as well as beautiful lagoons. There are (cheap) hospedajes in Huancaya and you can take...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

I've read it was the best landscape in Lima province, so we went there camping last weekend: it was amazing! It was extremly cold at night but if you have the appropiate gear or you stay in a house, it'll not be a problem.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank ValvaMG
Reviewed 13 May 2016

The place is really beautiful, but it is very far from any civilized place, and it is difficult to find a decent accommodation. If you like adventure tourism , don`t miss "Huancaya" it is one of best attractions of the Andes in Lima region. And...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank German T
Reviewed 28 March 2016

A great place to enjoy the cordillera near Lima, a 6 hours drive from San Isidro, the road along the cordillera after you leave Lunahuana is thrilling and awesome. You will get the chance to see Cañete, Lunahuana, and several little villages along the road...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Mario M
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Like most of Peru the landscape is grand but the infrastructure dire. Nor Yauyos is a stone's throw away from Lima but you might have to drive back to Lunahuana to get a decent bed for the night. It is a shame, really. Don't stay...More

Date of experience: March 2016
3  Thank qqmendizabal
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19 March 2018|
Response from Pater0706 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it is not necessary a 4 wheel drive to get to Yauyos, I went in a Chevrolet AVEO, but you need to be careful with the road, because has much bends
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20 April 2017|
Response from CHIEN-WU L |
Hello, If you travel to Huancayo from Lima, there is a tour company can provide you one day private tour with English speaking tour guide and van driver. I just came back from Peru and find Nor Yauyos Cochas is stunning... More
28 February 2016|
Response from Gilles T | Reviewed this property |
Of course as well as your husband😊