The best moment to visit Andahuaylas is between May and August, since the temperature is nicer.
The climate is temperate, with mild rains and a thermal sensation also moderate. The maximum temperature is 68 °F (20 °C) and the minimum 43 °F (6,3 °C).
Location: Jr. Simon Bolivar
Also known as the Capilla Sixtina, this cathedral has an architecture from the 17th century and the material used of its construction is the block of stone.
Location: Crossing point of Av. Martinelly with Av. del Ejercito
The architecture of this bridge is colonial style with walkways duly sculpted.
Location: at 10,5 mi (17 km) from Andahuaylas
Its one of the most beautiful lakes of the country. It has healing properties and inside live fishes as pejerrey or lacustre.
Location: at 3 mi (5km) to the south of Andahuaylas; this viewpoint allows to contemplate a large view of districts as San Jerónimo, Andahuaylas and Talavera.
Location: at 5,6 mi from the city.
Its an archaeological site where there is evidence of gold antiquity.
Location: at 21,7 mi (35 km) from Andahuaylas.
The complex has pyramid shaped constructions and among them a monument stands out; it probably was a sacrificial altar.
Location: Pacucha district, at 30 minutes from Andahuaylas
Archaeological remains from the pre-Hispanic period. There is a central pyramide with views over the Pacucha lagoon. Its believed that in this place religious activities were made.
Location: Plaza de Armas
Location: Jr. Guillermo Cáceres
Hours: Open Wednesday to Sunday
Location: Jr. Constitucion
Hours: open from 8:00 p.m.
Location: Jr. Los Sauces 327, Andahuaylas, Perú
There is varied food, but mainly typical dishes. Its a good place to have lunch with friends and family.
Location: Junior Constitución 661
Phone: 983 735 427
We recommend to taste the sandwiches and juices.
Location: between Ramos and Trelles
Phone: 42 1791
Price: the menus price is 8 soles
Its Chinese food with Peruvian influence. All the Peruvian people like a lot the chifas restaurants and we recommend you to taste those tasteful dishes.
This delicious sauce has ingredients of varied flavors as the “quesillo”, chilly pepper, milk and freezed-dried potato. It’s served as a side dish to the dishes of Abancay.
This new version of the typical guinea pig is prepared with a tender guinea pig with ground garlic, chilly pepper, onions, huacatay, mint, salt, pepper cumin and butter. Once the guinea pig is seasoned, it’s filled up with those ingredients, to be fried until being crunchy.
Those handmade noodles (“tallarin”) by the settlers of Abancay have their origin on the foreign immigration to Abancay long time ago. The noodles are used in a large variety of dishes, with different dressings.
This is another of the typical dishes. In its preparation the pork meat is boiled and later fried until it’s gold-colored and very crunchy.
It’s a plate similar to the pachamanca in its preparation, that you put the ingredients above stones on fire, seasoned with aromatic herb. The main ingredients of this plate are boiled potatoes and the meat.
|Señor de Huanca||September the 14th||The settlers build houses with stones that are placed nearby the precinct to ask for having a house, besides other wishes.|
|Yawar fiesta||July the 26th||Its famous the Spanish bullfight that represents the battle among the Andean world and the Spanish world.|
|Virgen de Cocharcas||September the 8th||From 1598 there are tributes, masses and processions ending August and the first weeks of September that honor the Virgin of Cocharcas, at the district of Chincheros. September the 8th is the central day.|
|Encuentro Nacional del Carnaval originario del Peru Pukllay||March the 19th||Its the biggest and most transcendent date where you can get to know the typical dances of this region in the country.|