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Lima to Yungay Bus
To travel from Lima to Yungay you must go across 286 mi (460 km), which take about 9-10 hours by land. The terrestrial transportation companies Huaraz Tours and Movil Bus have this route in its itinerary of travels, that permits to the clients to have bus tickets at low cost rates of s/ 35 to s/ 50. The buses leave at 8:00 a.m. to 10:50 p.m. from the terminals of Lima Centro and Norte destination to the terminal located close to the police station of Yungay. The climate in Yungay is dry and cold, with an average temperature of 60.8 °F (16 °C); rains are not so common, and concentrate in the beginning and end of the year; we recommend to bring warm clothes and a raincoat if you travel in the mentioned season.
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"The City of Kings", as Lima is known, was founded in 1535 by Francisco Pizarro and became the center of Spanish power in Peru, during the colonial period.The urban planning of Lima is one of the colonial models in South America. Lima is known for its social, economical and cultural growth and stands out as the cultural center of Latin America; besides that, Lima is the home of San Marcos National University, the most ancient from America, founded in 1551.Lima is famous for being the viceroyalty capital of Peru and one of the cities most important of South America in the spanish regime period; after its independance in 1821 the city became the republic's capital. Before this period, the Baroque and Neoclassical style took the power on the streets, impregnating those architectural styles in the main constructions. The capital counts a high variety of tourist attractions that combine history and modernity, as you can see on the Historical Center. Another strong point of Lima is the food, there are many restaurants from the 3 Peruvian regions where you can live a complete gastronomical experience, given that the population is multicultural and mostly migrant. Live Peru from one of its corners, and enjoy tasting the culture that Peru offers you!
Yungay is a city located in the Ancash Region, in the central part of the Callejón de Huaylas, approximately 2458 m.a.s.l., near the Santa River. The city was founded by Spanish Conquerors the 4th og August of 1533. The original city suffered great damage due to earthquakes and avalanches. The most recent happened in 1970, and led to the city being rubuilt as New Yungay. The city has a vast history, and plays a vital role in the central andes trade routes. From the city you can easily reach several touristic attractions of the Callejón de Huaylas Valley.