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About Yungay

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 a...valanches. 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.
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Travel tips for Yungay

Due to its altitude, it is common to experience sorojchi upon arriving to Acobamba. We recommend you rest and avoid making physical exercise upon arriving to the city. As with any other place, it is recommended you keep your personal belongings close... and avoid wandering the streets on your own late at night. In Yungay you will be able to find mototaxis and taxis that offer cheap transportation within the city. Bring warm clothes, as the temperature drops greatly during the night and the morning.
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Yungay Weather

Best time to visit Yungay

We recommend you visit Yungay during summer to avoid the strong rain, although if you are interested in adventure sports around the Callejón de Huaylas, it is better to visit the region during winter.

Climate in Yungay

Yungay has a mediterranean climate, known for its strong rain during winter and a dry summer. Average temperature in Yungay is 54°F, and the annual precipitation is 1417mm.

Where to eat in Yungay

Dropping Points in Yungay

Here are some of the most popular dropping points in Yungay. Please note that these locations generally differ with each bus operator. The bus dropping points in Yungay are as follows:

  • Carhuaz
  • Huaraz
  • Puente Piedra
  • Los Olivos
  • Los Olivos, Lima
  • Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte
  • Ventanilla
  • Garcia Naranjo, Lima
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Important dates in Yungay

Anniversary of Yungay28th of October Anniversary of the city. The whole town takes part in festivities such as fairs, contests, sports and other activities.
Feast of the Lord of May28th of MayFeast which lasts the whole month, although its central day is the 28th. It is a patronal feast were religious and cultural activities are hosted, such as masses and processions.
Anniversary of the 1970 Earthquake30th and 31st of MayFeast which commemorates the tragedy of 1970 with a peregrination to the graveyard, a feast in honor of the Lord of May and the Shika-Shika festival.
Anniversary of the Battle of Yungay20th of JanuaryCommemoration of the Battle of Yungay. A military parade, along with a live band, is hosted through the city.


Do I need to make an account on the redBus website to book a bus?
No, you do not need to make an account with redBus to book a ticket. But, it is advisable to make an account to help speed up the booking process the next time you need to book a bus ticket. redBus offers a number of discounts and offers as well and you can easily avail these offers if you are registered with redBus.
What is an M-Ticket?
An M-Ticket is the virtual replacement of your bus ticket printout. An M-Ticket is an SMS that’s sent to your registered mobile number the moment you have successfully booked a bus ticket on the official website of redBus. The M-Ticket will basically contain details of your bus ticket such as timing, pick-up and drop-off points, vehicle registration number, PNR, and TIN numbers as well. The M-Ticket procedure has been an eco-friendly initiative employed by redBus to help reduce the amount of paper being used.
How do I book my bus ticket at Yungay?
You can either visit the bus operator counter of your choice or you can visit the official website of redBus. The user-friendly and interactive website offers a step-by-step process of booking a bus ticket in a matter of minutes. The site offers a lot of useful information such as bus timings, fares, pick-up and drop-off points, and much more.
Is it safe to use my debit or credit card to book a ticket on the redBus website?
redBus has invested a lot to ensure that their customers are protected at all times and not just during their journey. redBus hosts a secure platform where transactions can be made safely. With over 180 million satisfied users, history should tell you exactly how secure it is to make a payment through the redBus website or app.