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About Puquio

- Puquio was located in the area known as Ccollpamayu, where you can find archaeological ruins. The chronicler Garcilaso de la Vega narrated that this area was dominated by the Rucanas or Lucanas tribe. Then, they were dominated by Inca Roca. Others historians say that this area was dominated by Inc...a Viracocha (before the arrival of the Spaniards), and because he loved this place he made it a very fertile land. - In 1857 Puquio was named district and in 1957 it was called the capital of the province. In 1920 (in 29 days) they built the road from Nazca to Puquio, that has 99.4 miles of extension.
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Travel tips for Puquio

-Because Puquio is located 2314 metres above sea level, you should avoid making too much physical effort (especially the first day) because you can have the altitude sickness. -Carry winter clothing because at night the cold usually increases. -Don’t drink water from the faucet because it may be contaminated. -Mototaxis are frecuently used to get around the city. You can also use regular taxis and buses. M...ototaxi fare is usually between s/. 1.00 and s/. 2.00 depending on the distance. In collective taxis with other 3 or 4 strangers the price usually ranges between s/. 1 and s/. 3. It is more stable than the mototaxi but it might also be a bit dangerous. -As with all cities, it is recommended that you keep an eye on your personal belongings, dont trust strangers and dont stay out in remote areas late at night.
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Puquio Weather

Best time to visit Puquio

The best months to visit Puquio are august and september because they celebrate the Water festival.

Climate in Puquio

The climate in Puquio is warm and temperate. Its temperature goes from 6°C to 18°C.

Where to eat in Puquio

Important dates in Puquio

Señor de la Ascension FestivityMayTraditional event that honors the patron saint of the city. The locals organize cultural, religious, sport and agriculture activities. Also, they organize bullfights with international bullfighters and they make music shows with national artists that play Latin American music, cumbia and huayno.
Water FestivalBetween august and septemberVery important celebration in Puquio. In this event the aukis or priests give several gifts to the mother earth to show gratitude and to ask for rain so they can have good harvest. Locals organize dances, music shows and parades.