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Huancayo to Huancavelica Bus Service
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Bus from Huancayo to Huancavelica
The journey from Huancayo to Huancavelica is smoothly covered by a bus in undefined hours. The time to travel is dependant on Peru’s traffic, roads and climatic conditions.There are operators running their buses between Huancayo to Huancavelica bringing necessary travel convenience for several people in Peru. Usually, buses are plying from Huancayo to Huancavelica. All buses are driven by proficient drivers ensuring safety during journey
Boarding Points in Huancayo
The major boarding points in Huancayo are mentioned below. These bus-boarding locations can be selected depending on the traveller’s convenience. Please note that these pick-up points vary from one bus operator to another. The boarding points in Huancayo are as follows:
Dropping Points in Huancavelica
The bus stops/halts at a number of drop locations in Huancavelica. These dropping points usually vary from one operator to another. You can select your ideal drop point in Huancavelica at the time of ticket booking. Some of the dropping points in Huancavelica are:
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The origin of Huancayo’s name is wanka (rock) and yock (someone who has something). It means the place where the rock is.Capital of the Junín Department, the province of Huancayo is one of the richest of the Andes. In the past the city was inhabited by the wancas who, despite their reputation of warrior culture, were dedicated to agriculture. Before the city was subjoined by the incas in 1460, the city was settled by the huaris. Some colonial houses of the city are witnesses of the Spanish invasion in 1572. The church of La Merced has traces of the invasion and it’s the place where the Peruvian Constitution was signed in 1839.There is a handmade fair celebrated every Sunday at the Huacanvelica Avenue.
There are many theories about the name’s city origin, it seems coming from several quechua words... but what we know is that Huancavelica was founded in 1571 by the Spanish under the name Villa Rica de Oropesa, since they arrived there for the discovery of mercury mines. Huancavelica stands out for the cultural legacy that the incas and the Spanish that inhabited on the territory left; the colonial architecture still is testimony of it. In the 20th century, Huancavelica faced a terrible social crisis with the departments that are part of the Andean trapezium, which was aggravated by droughts and floods. On the 80s decade the city had to face also terrorism problems, what encouraged a lot of people to migrate from the city to the coast.Nevertheless, nowadays Huancavelica is rising from the bad times and is recovering its stability.In Huancavelica there are numerous sites and archaeological complexes to visit as Mosoqcancha, Antaccocha, Pumaqoria, Astobamba Paturpampa and the petroglyphs of Inka Wayqo and Qeromachay, whose origin comes from 7000 years b.C.