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Cusco to Puerto Maldonado Bus Service

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10 hrs 10 mins
Puerto Maldonado
PEN 40.00

Cusco to Puerto Maldonado Bus Distance

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Cusco to Puerto Maldonado Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Maldonado Tours 19:00 21:00 11 hrs 0 mins
Wari Palomino 20:00 20:00 9 hrs 0 mins
Grupo Iberia 21:30 21:30 11 hrs 0 mins
Turismo Molina 20:30 20:30 9 hrs 0 mins
Turismo Tisoc Hermanos 21:00 21:00 12 hrs 0 mins

Cusco to Puerto Maldonado Bus

The distance from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado is 289 mi (465 km) and it takes about 10 hours on the highway. The main transportation companies that cover this route Cusco - Puerto Maldonado are Civa, Transzela, Tepsa and Excluciva. The bus tickets cost from s/. 35 to s/. 80. We recommend to choose a bus service with bed for more comfort. The buses leave in the evening from s/. 6:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. from the Terminal Terrestre located in Vía Evitamiento, in the city of Cusco, destination to the terminal of Av. Circunvalación, in the urban area of Puerto Maldonado. Puerto Maldonado has a climate sub-tropical and it's a very rainy area, being the warmest month November, with an average temperature of 79 °F (26 °C). The coldest month is July, with an average temperature of 73 °F (23 °C).



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    About Cusco

    Cusco or Cuzco (both graphical symbols are acceptable according to the RAE, Real Academy of the Spanish language) is the main destination that you can get to know on your trips through Peru. Learn more about it in this section.The legend tells that Cusco was founded by 2 ancestral patriarchs, who, due to the design of the deity Sun, emerged from the Titicaca lake with the mission of putting in order the Andean men’s life. They would be the beginning of the vast Incan Empire, which as time goes by would reach its maximum glory consolidating as a powerful State. In 1911 the American explorer Hiram Bingham would refind the incan citadel to the world’s eyes with the discovery of Machu Picchu. From that day the growth of Cusco has been exponential, turning to be one of the most visited worldwide tourist destinations and favourite place for national and foreign tourists to “discover” the beauty of the Machu Picchu citadel on its travel to Cusco.

    About Puerto Maldonado

    The city was founded on July the 10th 1902 by the first commissioner and supreme representative of the Government, Don Juan S. Villalta. The name pays homage to the explorer Faustino Maldonado, who went across the water of the Madre de Dios river. Ten years later, Puerto Maldonado was declared as the capital of Madre de Dios; however, in 1985 took place officially the foundation of the city of Puerto Maldonado.

    Puerto Maldonado Weather

    The weather in Puerto Maldonado is tropical, with enjoyable temperatures throughout the year. However, we recommend traveling between April and October, as this is the dry season. The average temperature in Puerto Maldonado varies between 21 and 32 °C. 

    Hotels in Puerto Maldonado

    ● Copasu Hotel

    - 540 Ernesto Rivero Avenue Puerto Maldonado, Peru

    - Price: From S/ 200.00

    - Services: It has individual, double, and triple rooms. 24-reception. Room service. Wifi. Includes breakfast.

    ● Hotel Enai

    - Madre de Dios highway, km. 3, Puerto Maldonado, Peru

    - Price: From S/ 373.00

    - Services: It has individual and double rooms. 24-reception. Pool. Restaurant. Bar. River view. Includes breakfast.

    ● Hotel Cabaña Quinta

    - 422 Moquegua Street, Puerto Maldonado, Peru

    - Price: From S/ 242.00

    - Servicios: Cuenta con habitaciones individuales y dobles. Piscina. Restaurante. Bar. Recepción 24 horas. Servicio al a habitación. Incluye desayuno.

    Restaurantes & Bars in Puerto Maldonado

    ● La Semilla Cafe

    - 26 de Diciembre Avenue, Puerto Maldonado 17001 Peru

    - Price: From S/ 8.00

    ● Cacao Center

    - 504 Billinghurst Street, Puerto Maldonado 17001, Peru

    - Price: From S/ 16.00

    ● Sahoda Restaurant

    - C-4 Billinghurst Street, Puerto Maldonado 17001, Peru

    - Price: From S/ 18.00

    Tourist Places in Puerto Maldonado

    ● Plaza Major: Ideal to start your trip to Puerto Maldonado, the plaza major is located at the heart of the city. Have a refreshing beverage or an ice cream, and get amazed by the incredible view of the statues and monuments. Near the plaza, you can see the biodiversity obelisk, a 8-floor tower that offer a panoramic view of the city.

    ● Tambopata National Reserve: Puerto Maldonado is sinonym of nature and biodiversity. One of the most important reserves is Tambopata, one of the widest tropical rainforest protected areas. Thanks to the nearness of the city, it is pretty easy to visit from Puerto Maldonado. You can see many different species of plants and animals like toucans, tapirs, anacondas, and black alligators, among others.

    ● Sandoval Lake: Take a boat trip through the Sandoval lake and its calm waters. Enjoy the amazing flora and fauna of this place with guided visits. Don't forget your sunscreen and comfy clothes to enjoy this adventure.

    Important Dates in Puerto Maldonado

    ● June 23 and 24th – San Juan Festivity: Representative festivity of the Peruvian Amazon. Activities like dances, parades and beauty pageants are held on this date, as well as religious ceremonies to pay homage to the Saints.

    ● July 10th – Puerto Maldonado anniversary: Every July 10th the Puerto Maldonado anniversary is celebrated. Among the main activities of this event is the marathon, as well as many parades and cultural activities that involves every citizen. 

    How to move around Puerto Maldonado?

    - Mototaxis: This is one of the most common ways to move around Puerto Maldonado, specially towards near destinations.

    - Taxi: Taxis help moving through Puerto Maldonado safely and quickly. 

    How to reach Puerto Maldonado?

    Puerto Maldonado by bus: You can reach Puerto Maldonado from Cusco very easily. The trip takes from 10 to 12 hours approximately.

    Gastronomy in Puerto Maldonado

    You can taste dishes like:

    - Tacacho with cecina

    - El Chapo

    - Pataraschca

    - El Masato

    Puerto Maldonado Facts

    Puerto Maldonado pertenece a la provincia de Tambopata, una de las 3 provincias que conforman el departamento de Madre de Dios. Gracias a la construcción de la carretera Interoceánica, esta ciudad es ahora un punto más accesible desde ciudades del sur del país como Arequipa, Cusco, Puno, entre otros.


    Bus Operators on the Cusco to Puerto Maldonado Route

    ● Maldonado Tours

    In Conclusion:

    Puerto Maldonado awaits with many different adventures.


    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 Cusco to Puerto Maldonado?

    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).

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