Carhuamayo is a district of the province of Junín, inside the same name departament. It was founded in 1815 under the order of the Viceroy Francisco de Borja y Arangón.
Travel tips for Carhuamayo
- Due to the high altitude of Carhuamayo, it is possible to suffer from "soroche", a sickness that causes headache and vomit. To avoid it you can always ask for a hot cocas tea or buy a pill in the nearest drugstore. - You should always bring a bottle of water to keep your skin mousterize. - The weather in Carhuamayo is ambiguous, during the morning is sunny but in the night is cold. This is why you should pack a jacket. - In Carhuamayo the common way of transportation is the mototaxi. Before you decide to aboard one, ask first for a referential price to you guide, this way you can avoid a bad moment.