Arequipa opened 1st part of road linking Valley of Volcanoes & Colca circuit

by Arequipa Travel on May 11, 2009

Arequipa authorities opened the first stretch of Ayo Huambo road (Ayo-Tingo sector) linking the Valley of Volcanoes in Castilla province and the tourist circuit of Colca Valley located in Caylloma.

Ayo-Canco stretch (Ayo-Tingo sub-sector located in the district of Ayo at 1.830 meters above sea level in the province of Castilla) has a length of 7 kilometers and is part of the 44.65-kilometer road construction.

This stretch required an investment 3 million 200,000 soles and a total investment of 43 million soles to make the whole road; funds were obtained from the Ministry of Transport and Communications, the regional government of Arequipa, Municipalities of the Valley of Volcanoes Association: Ayo, Andagua, Chachas and Orcopampa, located in the province of Castilla, and Huambo, in the province of Caylloma.

The private sector, such as Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A., is directly involved in the construction of this project, financing studies worth about one million dollars, among other important contributions, stipulated in the public-private partnership agreement signed in 2006.

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