Huacho, Peru

Huacho is a city in Peru, capital of the Huaura Province and capital of the Lima Region. It is located 223 feet (67 metres) above sea level and 148 km north of the city of Lima. The city is located on the Pan-American Highway, and close to the Lomas de Lachay National Park so it has extensive vegetation and wildlife.

Huacho is an old fishermen's town. It has an attractive seaside promenade, and all kinds of boats can be seen at its port. The area boasts beautiful countryside, along with beaches and lagoons of clean waters.

Things to see and do

* Lomas de Lachay National Park
* El Paraiso - beach
* Seaside Promenade

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Nuevo Sol (PEN)
Language – Spanish
Population – 90,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style and 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centered below Australian style
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 51

Port Location – The port of Huacho is located on the outskirts of the town.

Travel Links – Huacho can be accessed from Lima.

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