What to Do in and Around Huancayo: The Ultimate List

In Huancayo

  • Torre Torre – natural clay formations
  • Fería de Coto Coto where farm animals are sold (by the Estadio de Coto Coto; most events are on weekends)
  • Fería de Yauris where there are llamas (weekends)
  • Fería Dominical/Sunday Fair all along Avenida Huancavelica in the Huancayo from Jirón Cusco towards Chilca
  • Main Huancayo Markets behind Real Plaza Mall
  • Parque de la Identidad Huanca – an outdoor park with sculptures of famous people from the region

Near Huancayo

A Bit Further from Huancayo

Even Further from Huancayo (Weekend Trip)

  • Bosque de Piedras/Stone Forest (Huallay) at even higher altitude where you can hike to identify stone figures – 4h away
  • La Merced – the closest Andean rainforest town to Huancayo – 4h away
  • Oxapampa – rainforest town known for its German settlement – 6.5h away

Updated June 18th, 2022

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