Welcome to Carretera Central

The Carretera Central (Central Hwy) heads directly east from Lima, following the Rímac valley into the foothills of the Andes and on to La Oroya in Peru’s central highlands.Minibuses to Chosica leave frequently from Arica at the Plaza Bolognesi. These can be used to travel to Puruchuco (S3, 50 minutes) and Chosica (S4, two hours).Recognizing sites from the road can be difficult, so let the driver know where you want... Read More

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