The route from Tarapoto to Huaura city is at a distance of 553 mi (890 km) and it takes about 27 hours of travel. Civa is the transportation company that covers this destination, with bus tickets from s/. 111 to s/. 142. Buses leave at 12:45 p.m. from the Av. Salaverry, located in the central area of Tarapoto city. Their destination is the terminal of Av. San Martín, in the center of Huaura. The climate in Huaura is desert and humid, with sunny days and moderate temperatures, an average of 66 °F (19 °C).
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”.
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.