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About Chalhuanca

Chalhuanca is located 2888 m.a.s.l., and was created 10 years after the Peruvian Independence. The house where Simón Bolívar was hosted still stands. Its name derives from Chalhua (a species of fish), and wanka (worked stone). It is a town mostly dedicated to farming.

Travel tips for Chalhuanca

"Chalhuanca is located 2888 m.a.s.l., and was created 10 years after the Peruvian Independence. The house where Simón Bolívar was hosted still stands. Its name derives from Chalhua (a species of fish), and wanka (worked stone). It is a town mostly dedicated to farming. The town is located right next to the Chalhuanca river, which has a varying tide. It is recommended that you bring light clothing, and an umbrella. It is also a good idea to bring a mosquito repellent if you plant on going deep into the wilderness. The most employed means of transformation in the city are taxis and mototaxis. You will also see the locals use their own cars, trucks and motorcycles. As with any other city in the world it is recommended that you keep an eye on your personal belongings and don’t wander on your own late at night.

Chalhuanca Weather

Best time to visit Chalhuanca

The best time to visit Chalhuanca is in July, in order to see the Feast of the Lord of the Spirits, or in september, to coincide with the anniversary of the liberators of América.

Climate in Chalhuanca

The climate in Chalhuanca is warm and template, with an average temperature of 57.2°F, the dry season being from may to september.