The travel from Huaura to the Amazon city of Bagua Grande is at a distance of 614 mi (988 km) and it takes about 19 hours on the highway. The transportation company Civa covers this route, providing bus tickets at s/. 110 (s/. 130 if you choose a more exclusive service). The buses leave from the terminal of Av. San Martín in Huaura at 6:10 p.m., destination to the terminal of Bagua Grande. The climate of Bagua Grande is tropical, with an average temperature of 77 °F (25 °C) throughout the year.
Huaura is a historical town, known for being the crib of Peru's Independence, because next to its Plaza de Armas is located the balcony house from where the liberator José de San Martín proclaimed for the first time the Independence of Peru on November the 27th 1820. Every year the inhabitants of Huaura celebrate the anniversary of this key moment of the Peruvian History with a dramatization of the proclaim in the balcony - house. Huaura is also known for the healing capacity of the thermal baths of Picoy, where the tourists and locals arrive to relax or ease any pain. Out of the urban area you can visit the ecological areas of "Lomas de Lachay" and "Albufera de Medio Mundo", where the visitor may learn more about the biodiversity of the flora and fauna of the coastal region.
Bagua Grande is known as "the Heart of the Amazon" and it's one of the major cities because of the river Utcubamba; it's one of the main river attractions of the region that you can navigate to do ecological and adventure tourism. To witness a twilight or a sunrise in Bagua Grande is a unique experience because of the coulour scheme the sky has. The inhabitants of the city are pleasant and they accept with warmth all the visitors, without exception.The temperatures in the city are high, exceeding 86 °F (30 °C) on the hottest days. We recommend you to be prepared for avoiding mosquito bites; they are frequent on the visitors that does not use repellent.