Andahuaylas attractions

Ruin in Andahuaylas


The imposing hilltop site of Sondor, constructed by the Chanka people, stands a couple of kilometers past the end of Laguna de Pacucha. The Chanka were traditional enemies of the Incas, but evidently shared their ap…
Rock Formation in Andahuaylas

Bosque de Piedras de Pampachiri

A stunning bosque de piedras (rock forest) standing out of a plain in surreal, conical shapes. The village of Pampachiri, about 2½ hours' drive south of Andahuaylas, is the jump-off point for visits; you can ask at …
Lake in Andahuaylas

Laguna de Pacucha

Backed by sweeping pine forests, this lake is a wonderful watery weekend escape for locals; the rest of the time, it's a very quiet place. In the lakeside village of Pacucha, and then heading counterclockwise around…