The travel from Lima to the tourist destination of Ancahuasi takes about 19 hours by bus, going through the distance of 653 mi (1051 km) on the highway. Wari Palomino is the main transportation company that covers this route, with bus tickets at s/. 90. The buses leave from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. from the terminal of the central area of Lima, destination to the terminal located in the center of Ancahuasi. In Ancahuasi the climate is mild, with an average temperature between 50 °F (10 °C) and 53 °F (12 °C).
Named the "city of kings" when it was founded in 1535 under the hispanic foundation, it was known as Limaq by the local natives, which means "chatty". Lima is famous for being the viceroyalty capital of Peru and one of the cities most important of South America in the spanish regime period; after its independance in 1821 the city became the republic's capital. Before this period, the Baroque and Neoclassical style took the power on the streets, impregnating those architectural styles in the main constructions. The capital counts a high variety of tourist attractions that combine history and modernity, as you can see on the Historical Center. Another strong point of Lima is the food, there are many restaurants from the 3 Peruvian regions where you can live a complete gastronomical experience, given that the population is multicultural and mostly migrant. Live Peru from one of its corners, and enjoy tasting the culture that Peru offers you!
Ancahuasi, whose name means the eagle's house in Quechua, is located on the region of Cusco. The archeological site Killarumiyoq has been declared Cultural Patrimony of Peru in 2003. Besides, the place is home every year to one of the most important celebrations of the ancient Cusco: Killarumiyoq Raymi. It's the feast of the moon cult and the water, which represent the female deity.