The travel from Huaura to the Amazon city of Chachapoyas is at a distance of 688 mi (1107 km) and it takes about 22 hours by land. Civa is the transportation company that covers this route, with bus tickets at s/. 110 (or s/. 130 in the most exclusive service). Buses leave at 6:10 p.m. from the terminal of Av. San Martín in Huaura, destination to the terminal of Av. Salamanca, in the center of the urban area of Chachapoyas. The climate of Chachapoyas is considered temperate, with days of moderate rain and maximum temperatures of 73 °F (23 °C) and a minimum of 55 °F (13 °C).
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.
Chachapoyas is an Amazonian city located in the North-East of Peru, close to the Utcubamba river. Chachapoyas history is full of events, because it was the crib of the Chachapoyas culture, which was dominated by the incas during the pre-Hispanic period. It was during the colonization period that where built a lot of monuments and buildings that still exist nowadays and are part of the architectural appeal of the city. It's one of the oldest cities of Peru and also one of the first to be transformed in a capital of department, after the Independence wars. Inside the city you will have the chance of visiting the Plaza de Armas, which colonial charm transcends the time barriers through the mansions that surround it. There is also the Pozo de Yanacu (a well), whose waters have the power of making fall in love of Chachapoyas beauty to everyone that drinks them. Another places to visit on the outskirts of the city is the archaeological remains of Yalapé and the Cóndores lagoon.