To travel from Tocache to Lima takes about 15 hours on the highway and is at a distance of 439 mi (707 km). Tepsa is the terrestrial transportation company that covers this route, providing bus tickets from s/. 51 to s/. 100. Buses leave from a main road of Tocache city at 7:00 p.m., destination to the terminal located in the area of Lima center, in the city of Lima. The climate of Lima is subtropical, desert and humid. Due to the different climates that Lima has, the temperatures are not very low nor very high, with an average temperature of 66 °F (19 °C) and in the summer it can reach 84 °F (29 °C).
Tocache is a city of the San Martín region and it’s the capital of the province with the same name, at the High Jungle. Tocache is wealthy in natural tourist attractions owing to its location and subtropical humid climate, favorable to the formation of rivers and streams. At about 45 minutes from the city is located the Atusparia waterfall, placed in the middle of the amazonian vegetation. Another amazing waterfall is Tiesto at an altitude of 80 meters; you have the option of being soaked in its refreshing water. If you go on across the way of the natural beauty of Tocache you will arrive to the eco lagoon of Huayranga, where the visitors can camp and admire the different bird kinds that live there. If you want to visit archaeological sites, we recommend you to go to the Montecristo petroglyphs, stones sculpted by the Chachapoyas ancestors, located in Shunté district. The festivals that you can’t miss in Tocache are the Festival del Plátano, la Expo Cacao and the Fiesta Patronal de San Juan Bautista. The main dishes you can taste in Tocache are the following: “juane”, “juane de yuca”, “pescado a la hoja” and the “cecina”, with the typical drinks of the jungle, “chicha de maíz” and “licor de cacao”.
Named the "city of kings" when it was founded in 1535 under the hispanic foundation, it was known as Limaq by the local natives, which means "chatty". Lima is famous for being the viceroyalty capital of Peru and one of the cities most important of South America in the spanish regime period; after its independance in 1821 the city became the republic's capital. Before this period, the Baroque and Neoclassical style took the power on the streets, impregnating those architectural styles in the main constructions. The capital counts a high variety of tourist attractions that combine history and modernity, as you can see on the Historical Center. Another strong point of Lima is the food, there are many restaurants from the 3 Peruvian regions where you can live a complete gastronomical experience, given that the population is multicultural and mostly migrant. Live Peru from one of its corners, and enjoy tasting the culture that Peru offers you!