The travel from Huaura to Tarapoto takes about 27 hours by land and it makes a distance of 803 mi (1292 km). Civa is the main transportation company that covers this destination in its itinerary, offering bus tickets from s/. 111 to s/. 142. Buses leave at 6:10 p.m. from Av. San Martín, in Huaura's centre. Their destination is the Av. Salaverry, main road in the centre of Tarapoto. The weather in Tarapoto is warm, with an average temperature of 28 °C. The maximum temperature is 89°F (32 °C) and the minimum is 68°F (20 °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.
Tarapoto is also known as the “palm trees city” and it’s the city most populated of the San Martín department. The city offers beautiful landscapes, as well as a diverse flora and fauna. The tourist destination is also very appreciated for its waterfalls and the adventure tourism; you can do rafting, trekking and outdoor trips. Due to the altitude and the mountains that surround the city, Tarapoto has a climate chillier than other cities of the Peruvian Amazonia. The dry seasons are from June to October and another from December to February. In this Amazonian city you will enjoy the most varied typical dishes that the jungle can offer to you, as the “camarones” or the popular “juanes”.