The itinerary from Huaura to Pedro Ruiz city makes 629 mi (1012 km) and takes about 21 hours of travel on the highway. Civa is the main transportation company that covers this destination on its travel list, offering bus tickets from s/. 101 to s/. 121. Buses leave at 6:10 p.m. from the Av. San Martín in the centre of Huaura city, destination a principal road in Pedro Ruiz. The climate in Pedro Ruiz is tropical, with an average temperature of 70°F (21°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.
Pedro Ruiz Gallo is a city located between beautiful and green valleys. It's the capital of the Jazán district, at the department of Amazonas. Trade is the main activity, because it's a town to pass by to go to Chachapoyas and the oriental area of Peru. In spite of being a town to pass by, in Pedro Ruiz the visitor can do ecological tourism, going through the valleys Cocatapampa and Cushibamba, while he contemplates the majesty of the Utcubamba river. During your stay in the city don't forget to taste the main typical dishes of the region, as the "juanes con yuca", "cecina" and the "purtumute", accompanied by the most representative drinks of the Amazonia as the "guarapo" and the "chuchuhuasi".