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Lima, Peruvian's capital, is located roughly 150 miles (241 kilometers) west of Huancavelica.
If you think it is time to head beyond Huancavelica, you'll soon find that the surrounding region possesses some cities, attractions and landscapes just waiting to be explored. Huancayo and Chorrillos are two other places worth checking out while you're in Huancavelica.
When the weather's less than perfect, fear not, Huancavelica is home to a number of popular history museums, that will keep culture vultures busy. The area around Huancavelica is renowned for its old towns; these are often testaments to the area's colorful history.
Make the most of the wisdom of the locals by signing up for one of the guided nature walks.
Memorizing a few common Spanish words and phrases can make the difference between a run-of-the-mill vacation and a journey into the heart and soul the Huancavelica region. Why not try to pronounce "¿Querría bailar conmigo?" This means "Would you like to dance with me?" And, for "This gentleman will pay for everything", you can learn how to say "Este caballero pagará por todo" Don't be shy, just give it a spin!
All things have to end, but be rest assured, when you have to leave Huancavelica, you'll be leaving with many memories, photos and keepsakes to remember your journey.