To go from Tarapoto to Pedro Ruiz city you have to do a travel that takes about 14 hours, being a distance of 188 mi (303 km) on the highway. Excluciva and Civa are the terrestrial transportation services that cover this route, with bus tickets from s/. 70 to s/. 98. Buses leave at 5:45 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. from the Av. Salaverry, in Tarapoto's city. Their destination is a main road of the urban area of Pedro Ruiz. The weather of Pedro Ruiz is tropical and there is a rainy season (March is the most rainy month). The average temperature is 69 °F (21 °C), the maximum 71 °F and the minimum 68 °F (20 °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”.
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".