Capital: City of Huanuco
Altitude: 1.896 m.a.s.l.
Distance: not available
The province of Huanuco is located in the central-eastern zone of Peru. On the left river-bank ofthe Huallaga river. It lays between the sierra and the high jungle.
Huanuco is a typical city of Andean ravine, decorated by beautiful mountains. At only 4 kilometers away from the city, there aresmall vestiges of Inca temples, considered the oldest of America. The most important one is the "Templo de las Manos Cruzadas" (temple of the crossed hands).
During the time of the colony, the city wasan entrance point to the jungle for the Franciscans.
It is interesting to visit:
- Square of Arms
- The Cathedral
- The Museum of Natural Science
- The Churches: San Francisco, Cristo Rey, SanSebastian, La Merced and San Cristobal
- Botanical Garden
Tour package 3 days and 2 nights
The fist day
Places of tourist interest, we will visit archaeological complex of Singa, this is aconstructions built during the xiv centuries approximately by a pre inca culture. Then Piruro I y II located on the skirts of the adjacent hills of the districts of tamtamayo. In the first one ,there isa mausoleum where the noblemen were buried. Next the sky scrapers of Susupillo. They pre- Inca buildings placed on one the highest crest. Granero a set of colcas which is are in good state ofconservation, Matriz church and archelogicla complex of huata, it´s found in the high part of the town of Bellas Flores.
The second day
Here we can visit the Ninfa Veils, beginning from Tambillo Chicotown,you start off a two – hour upward walk t get a set of outstanding waterfalls. Las Alcantarillas Bathhouse. The turkeys bathhouse, Botanic Garden – Unas, ornamental and wooded flora, as willplants. National park Tingo María where is the sleeping beauty. then Sulpuhuros water of jacinto, it is a small lagoon of fresh water of turquoise color. The cave of the owls.