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Av. Salaverry Nro. 840 -
Carretera Olmos Km 117
S/. 50 / 70
The route from Tarapoto to Pucará is at a distance of 291 mi (468 km) and it takes about 14 hours of travel by land. The transportation company Civa covers this route, and the buses leave at 6:15 p.m. from the terminal of Av. Salaverry of Tarapoto, destination to a main road of the urban area of Pucará. The bus tickets for this destination cost between s/. 70 and s/. 90, if you travel on the Superciva service. The climate in Pucará is tropical, with warm days that temperatures can reach 100 °F (38 °C) and drop to 86 °F (30 °C). On the highest altitude places the average temperature is 59 °F (15 °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”.
Pucará is a city placed in the province of Jaén, at the Cajamarca's department, that is characterized for being calm and warm. The Pucará's fields are outlined because of beoing fertile lands for rice production, besides the fruit valleys, bathed by the Huancabamba river waters that give to Pucará an atmosphere of natural colors. The waterfall of Alcaparrosa is one of the natural places that every tourist nature lover must visit; it's an amazing drop of water of more than 25 meters of altitude that is located at 20 minutes (by foot) from the city. Without leaving the urban area, you can also appreciate the Molino de Piedra, a historical stone mill that dates from the colonial period works and it decorates the center of the Plaza de Armas of the city. The main festival of Pucará is the Feria Patronal de Santa María Magdalena, celebrated during January and also in July. During your step in Pucará you can not miss the delicious "sudado de cashca", the carachama (a fish type very popular in Pucará), the guinea pig, the shurumbo soup, among other delicacies of the local gastronomy that you will discover in any of the restaurants that you find on the way.