Juliaca is a city that belongs to the Puno region and is 3824 meters above sea level. It is very popular with tourists due to the February carnivals, in which the Pachamama is celebrated. Juliaca is also known as "The Windy City" due to the prevailing winds. Today it is one of the most important cities for the economy of the region, a role that began since a railway station was built in that part of Peru in 1873. Due to the recently built airport in the region, Juliaca has become a popular tourist destination.
Time of travel from Lima to Juliaca
The travel time between Lima and Juliaca is approximately 21 hours if you go by the shortest route, that is, the one that involves the Panamericana Highway and 1S Highway. This route also crosses excellent points such as Nasca, Chala, and Camana, where you can make a stop if the bus operator allows it.