Peru geographic regions - Huanuco department, tours and travel directory for Huanuco in Peru

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Peru: Huanuco department

Peru: Huanuco department

Location: Centre of the Country 

Area: 37 722 km2. 

Capital: Huánuco (1894 masl) 

Altitude: 

- Mínimum: 167 masl (Honoria) 

- Máximum: 3839 masl (Puños)

 

Huánuco

Since time immemorial, Huánuco has witnessed many major events in Peruvian history. It was here that archaeologists found traces of human occupation in Lauricocha.

 

Kotosh

Part of the magic of exploring Peru is the astounding number of discoveries and archaeological ruins located near many of the country's main cities.

 

Orquids

In Peru, the Orchidaceae family features some 3,000 species, most of which grow in the tropical jungle on the eastern slopes of the Andes.

 

Tourism Huanuco department

Around the area of Tingo Maria you can find the following attractions amidst a beautiful display of nature in the Peruvian forests.

 

CAVES OF THE LECHUZAS

*WATERS SULFUROSAS

*CAVES OF THE TURKEY HENS

*SANTA ROSA DE QUESADA

*SANTA CARMEN 

*THE BEAUTIFUL SLEEPER

*TAMBILLO CATARACTS

*SAN MIGUEL CATARACTS

*MICRORIVER BASIN RIVER DERREPENTE