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About Ayacucho

Located in the South American country Peru, Ayacucho is the capital city of the province named Huamanga. Although it is a smaller settlement when compared to the many other cities, there are exactly 33 churches in Ayacucho, referring to Jesus Christ who lived for 33 years. The Church San Francisco de Asis is considered to be the most prominent one among these churches.

Having so many churches in the city makes it inevitably become one of the major religious centers of the region. Many people from neighboring cities visit here during Christmas and Easter, which are considered as sacred by the Christians. The city has a population around 250.000. There is an airport in the city, mostly used for regional flights. It is possible to travel directly or indirectly to the other regions of the country or to the neighboring countries from this airport.

Transportation to Ayacucho City Center from Airport

 

Coronel FAP Alfredo Mendivil Duarte Airport

One of the largest in Peru and South America and Coronel FAP Alfredo Medivil Duarte Airport which is also known as Yanamilla Airport is just 2 kilometers from the city center of Ayacucho. If you do not have any obstacles such as luggage which is difficult to carry, you can walk to the city center in 15 minutes or you can also easily reach the city center by taxi, bus, rental car and hotel transfers.

Taxi

In a accordance to the landing times of planes, taxis are located at the terminal exit at Yanamilla Airport to travel to the city center and it almost takes as long to travel to the city as it does getting in and out of the taxi. Although the journey is short, your payment is equivalent to 1.5-2 USD. You can pay by the currency in Peru or you can pay with currency like Euro, USD. So you do not experience a surprise when you get to your destination we suggest you ask how much you will pay in advance and if it is too high of a figure try to negotiate the price before hand. Apart from the 4 passenger taxis, you can choose from a wide range of larger shared taxis that are called Colectivos that can carry up to 5 passengers. These taxis are a lower model vehicles and cumbersome but an advantage is they provide a more affordable price. If you want to go to the same drop off point with a few passengers can use these taxis. Although the taxi drivers at Yanamilla Airport do not speak English, they can easily understand your hotel name or your destination.

Bus - Minibus

If you prefer to take advantage of the affordable economical public transportation alternatives to travel from Yanamilla Airport to the city center, let us remind you that the roads in the city are bumpy and the buses are not equipped for difficult road conditions so the buses do not offer a comfortable journey. In addition because the buses are very crowded, you may also have problems with your luggage on the buses. Buses to Huanta city which is 25 kilometers away from the airport, stop by Ayacucho city center on the way. The transportation prices of local bus companies are cheaper than taxis but can be close to each other but this can vary. Minibuses are the most rarest vehicle to be found at the airport and only in the morning time.

Rent a Car

At the airport you can rent a car from local and international car rental companies and you can get a better price if you book online and make a reservation before you arrive and you will have more vehicle options this way. The area has international car rental companies such as Hertz, Budget, Dollar, Europcar and Alamo. You can collect your car from the terminal exit and you can easily reach the city center by following the road signs.

Hotel Transfer

You can ask whether the hotel you are staying in or near to the center of Ayacucho have a transfer service to and from the airport, so when you land and then exit the terminal building you can easily transfer to the city.

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