Tarma is a town in the department of Junin, Peru. Also known as Santa Ana de la Ribera de Tarma, the Pearl of the Andes and the City of Flowers.
A little over 3000 meters above sea level.
Huancayo three hours
Lima six hours
Carnaval. From the 4th to 9th of March 2011.
Cataratas de Bayoz. Waterfalls
Catarata del Tirol. Waterfall
Festival of Flowers. September
Festival del Huayco tarmeño. November
Huachoy. Ruins featuring ancient paintings.
Huagapo´s Cavern (Gruta de Huagapo, Quechua for Cavern that cries). Possibly the largest cave in Peru.
Plaza de Armas. Features a nice fountain and palms.
Santa Ana Cathedral.
Semana Santa. Easter, beautiful floral displays.
Tarmatambo (Collcas de Tarmatambo), (11º 28' 36 S 75º 41' 07 W). Stone buildings and terraces.(-11.4767,-75.6853)
Yanamarca (Quechua for Black Town). Chanca culture, ruins of a three story building.
Picante de Cuy
Chicha de Jora
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