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 the lake, there are a few fun restaurants, boat-hire places and even foosball tables to entertain you.

Public transport runs up here from Puente Nuevo by the river on Av Ejercito in the center of Andahuaylas.

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1. Sondor

3.39 MILES

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…