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Centro to Terminal Pomata Bus Service

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5 hrs 0 mins
Terminal Pomata
PEN 200.00

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Travel by Bus from Centro to Terminal Pomata

Traveling from Centro to the Pomata district gives you the opportunity to have a great experience thanks to the amazing landviews of the Peruvian highlands. During the journey, the bus crosses beautiful destinations such as Camaná, Mollendo and Moquegua, to finally reach Pomata, where you'll have an overview of the Titicaca lake. Remember that the journey from Centro to Pomata lasts approximately 23 hours.

About Terminal Pomata

Pomata is a district located in Puno, very close to the Titicaca lake. Its name is peculiar because it comes from the Aymara phrase "puma uta", which translated into Spanish would mean "the house of the puma". It was a land of great importance within the government of the third Inca, Lloque Yupanqui, because he used its height and its position near the lake to create a strategy of military resistance. Different records show that the Spaniards arrived here in 1533, and that it would be a year after that Fray Tomás de San Martín officially founded it with the aim of expanding the Catholic religion.

Time of travel from Centro to Terminal Pomata

Getting to Pomata from the center implies a very comfortable route that takes up to 23 hours. Usually transport companies use the Panamericana Sur Highway and the 1S Highway to go to Pomata as they are the safest and fastest. It is very likely that the bus makes brief stops at specific points so that traveleres can walk for a while and / or have lunch, but this should be consulted beforehand with the transport company to avoid any bad information. Once you enter the department of Puno, the traveler must be careful because the height will increase and with it the probability of suffering from soroche (or altitude sickness).

Climate of Terminal Pomata

The Pomata district has a cool climate characteristic of Puno, where the annual temperature ranges from -2°C to 17° C. If you are looking for the best season to go, then the ideal is to visit Pomata between mid-October to mid-December, to avoid temperatures below 0 ° C.

Hotels in Terminal Pomata

● Hostal Casa de Rosita

- Address: Jr. Jose Giral S / N, Pomata.

- Services: Very close to the center of Pomata, it has a great view of a beautiful garden and the best services so that you always feel comfortable.

● Pirwa Hostel Puno

- Rate: From S/50

- Address: Jirón Puno 184.

- Services: A simple but very well decorated hotel that offers a first class service so you can rest easy.

● Ecolodge Copacabana

- Rate: From S/147

- Address: Av Costanera S / n.

- Services: It is a very well decorated house that has a colorful garden and stone constructions, excellent for living a trip different from others.

Restaurants & Bars in Terminal Pomata

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The most tourist places in Terminal Pomata

● Temple of Santiago Apostle: It is a very beautiful temple thanks to its architecture. Made with reddish stones, the formation is always praised because of its prismatic profiles and its catacombs, where you can see remains of members of the church of the Altiplano.

● Chatuma beaches: A beach in the Altiplano! Here in the Pomata district you can find a beach with crystal clear water and white sand. It has a low frequency of visitors at the moment, so everyone should take advantage.

Important city dates of Terminal Pomata

● Feast of the Virgen del Carmen - July 16: This is a very important holiday in Pomata that is accompanied by artistic events such as band of typical music, colorful parades and masses officiated by the archbishop.

● Feats Santiago - July 24 to 26: The apostle Santiago is a very important figure in the department of Puno, and Pomata is no exception. In the honor of the apostle food fairs, textile fairs, bullfights, and more are held!

● Feast of the Virgin of the Rosary - All October: It is one of the most important festivals in Pomata, in which a great stop is made with up to 9 folk ensembles that sing and dance for the virgin. It's a beautiful show that many tourists want to see.

How to move around Terminal Pomata?

To move around in Pomata, the tourist has 2 options: public bus, commonly regulated by the municipality or the authority in charge, or taxi, driven by a citizen who provides the service.

● Public bus: It is the most popular way of transporting within the city, as well as being very economical. The fare, also called a ticket, does not usually go up from S/5 per person. The public bus has different stops where it picks up passengers, so the trip can be a bit slow.

● Taxi: This is the fastest way of transport within the city. It does not have stops, so it goes straight to the desired destination. You can contact it on the avenue or by calling a company or through an application. The rate here is usually higher, usually exceeding S/10.

How to get to Terminal Pomata?

● Pomata by bus: Going to Pomata by bus is a very good option if you want to save on your ticket. Although there are few bus companies that go to Pomata, they exist and have different schedules for you to choose the one that best suits your itinerary.

● Pomata by train: There is currently no train arriving in Pomata due to the few roads that Peru has.

● Pomata by plane: Unfortunately, it is not yet possible to go to Pomata by plane, but you can reach Juliaca by plane and from here take a bus to Pomata.

Terminals in Centro and Terminal Pomata

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Operators of the route Centro to Terminal Pomata

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About Terminal Pomata

Terminal Pomata is one of the most interesting cities in Peru, not only because of its tourist attractions but also because of the warmth of its people and its rich cuisine. It is undoubtedly one of the best tourist destinations for any traveler. If it is the first time that you are traveling to this city, the preferable thing to do would be to stay for a minimum of 3 days to help you explore it thoroughly.

About the route to Terminal Pomata

redBus offers the most convenient way to travel by road to Terminal Pomata. Terminal Pomata is a favorite destination spot for travelers and people who want to spend a little vacation time and enjoy special moments and experiences. Travel time usually varies depending on the amount of traffic, weather conditions and road conditions.


How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Peru?

You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Peru by logging on to the official website of redBus which is . The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.

How do I book a bus from Centro to Terminal Pomata?

You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you’d rather not do that, you can visit and book your seat within 5 minutes.

Do I need to print out my bus ticket before boarding?

There are two main scenarios that you might fall into when you have to board a bus. Now, if your boarding point is at any terminal in , passengers will have to take a print out of the bus ticket that has been sent to the email in a PDF format. The second scenario is when your boarding point is a bus stop and not a terminal. In this case, you will receive an M-ticket that you will have to produce before boarding your bus. If the operator does not provide an M-Ticket, you will have to take a printout of the ticket (PDF) that has been sent to the registered email ID that you have used to book the bus ticket on the redBus website. Some operators might levy a charge if these conditions are not followed.

Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?

Yes, you can. But this feature is limited to only a few bus operators in Peru. Look for the reschedule icon before booking your ticket.

How do I pay for my bus ticket on the redBus website?

There are a number of different modes of payment offered to customers. Customers can either pay by credit card, debit card, or they can select any of the banks listed when you click the “FPX (Peru Online Bank Transfer).

What clothes should I wear in Pomata?

As Pomata is a district of cool weather that can have low temperatures of 0°C, we suggest you pack warm clothes to maintain your body heat even on the coldest days. A sunscreen should also be worn to prevent the skin from burning becaue of the ultraviolet rays.

Can I have soroche in Pomata?

Yes, in Pomata the possibility of having soroche is high. We suggest that you take a pill (which you can find in any drug store), it will reduce the discomfort.