Huancaya Reserve

Information huancaya reserve

The Cañete River rises in the snowy de Ticlla to 4600 m. north of the lagoon forming Yauyos ticllacocha and runs 220 km. until lead to the sea in the province of Cañete km. 153 south of Lima.


Nor- yauyos reserve landscape. Yauyos is located southeast of Lima. The Yauyos department is located between 3554 and 3600 m.
The journeys is via a Cañete in road to Lima and the Cañete riverside, on the route Lima-Cañete 144 km. of the Panamericana road South, Lunahuaná Catahuasi--Magdalena-Llapay Tinco -Alis-Vitis and arrive at Huancaya. The distance from Lima-Huancaya is 324 km., and from Lunahuaná to Huancaya is 180 km.
The trip by tourist transport is between 6-7 hours of travel.

CLIMATE : It has a temperature of 13 ° c which varies seasonally between 8 ° and 20 ° C, with plenty of sunshine during the day and cold at night. Dry winter (May to September) and with rainfall during the summer rainy season (October to April), which is most intense between January and March.

FLORA : There is a diversity of species such as the cattail, alder, eucalyptus, ortiga, enheights, and other medicinal species. You can also find ichu, huamanrripa, and Turpo llancahuasha, and Tuber, such as potato, oca, mashua and olluco.

FAUNA : Vicuña, deer, vizcacha, Andean puma, bobcat and fox birds, condor, huachhua, martin fisher, gulls, quail, and a variety of ducks, kestrels, hummingbirds, orioles and Gallareta.

Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

Our trips to the countryside by horse are a guided tour. The circuit is in catapalla. We will cross a hanging bridge in the circuit, visit a vineyard, and visit the cantagallo Incas ruin.

The route of riding is about 1 hour. A positive attitude is very important.
We also have rides of 2 hours or longer and new circuits depending on your time for other programs. Contact us and we will make your trip unforgettable.

 Minimum: 2 people

Optional : Photos and video

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

Our mountain bike circuit depends on the experience, skill and fitness we have our client's basic circuitry and advanced our service offers pick up from your hotel and return.


Safety equipment (helmets, elbow pads, knee pads).
Guide during the journey.
First aid kit.

Warkoadventures offers tours from 1 hour - 3 hour bike ride in the valley of Lunahuana touring the countryside of the valley visiting archaeological and wine vineyard and pass through hanging bridges and channel of water where you can develop your skills in touch with nature.

Minimum S/. 2 Pax.

City Tours


Lunahuana : The district of Cañete belongs to the department of Lima and is located 187 km. southeast of Lima in a ravine where the Cañete River runs.
Located 4800 meters above sea level.

Etymology : Lunahuana at the Inca time was called: runa huanac in Quechua, meaning runa (man, people) and Huanac (punishment). In the post-colonial era it is pronounced and written Lunahuana.

Inca wasi : Means House of the Inca
The Inca Tupac Yupanqui ordered the building of this beautiful town in 1450 to approximately

E Sector : This sector has defined three branches, one consisting of approximately 96 passages and rooms and cubicles, the other formed by a separate set of 9 rooms, a hallway and the third is a square, with a central way in which we find a platform and ushnu.

Colonial Church : The church building dates from the seventeenth century and was completed in 1960. It was built 'by the Franciscans. The church was constructed with materials from the area: reeds, mud and covered with lime. The church is called St. James Lunahuana and is located in the main square of Lunahuana. Its door is the gateway to the town, and the church has a high altar of gold leaf.

Swinging footbridge catapalla : It was built around the sixties. Initially it was built with local materials, such as maguey. It was the first pedestrian path to annex hanging catapalla noble material and is now visited by many tourists.

Wine growing : The valley has a number of handmade wineries that offer different varieties of wines and piscos which are made from native grapes such as: uvina. This grape variety has been mutated, transformed and adapted exclusively to the valley Lunahuana. The Burgundy black and white shakes and muscatel are also grown here.

Fishing : Fishing for shrimp that are then offered at the restaurants in succulent dishes with shrimp such : omelets, ceviche and garlic shrimp.
In the river there is shrimp, catfish, and crayfish..

Birds : Duck torrentino, cormorants, white heron, Martin fishing, woodpeckers, and hummingbirds, kestrel, and falcon.

Flora : In  Lunahuana Valley, we can find: willow trees, chilco, molle, guavas, reed, wild cane, rushes, cattails and cinnamon.

Medicinal plants :Llanten, ponytail, mauve, Luisa boil, aloe, suck blood, watercress.

Fruits : The harvest is during August to October and the grapes are harvested in the months of December to March. Sour soup is harvested in May and June, plums are harvested in May and June, avocados are harvested throughout the year, grain is harvested in February - March, cherimoya the months of May and June and an exotic fruit chungo that is slowly dying in the valley.