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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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 in July the 10th 1902 by the first commissioner and supreme representative of the Government, Don Juan S. Villalta. The name pay 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 capital of Madre de Dios; however, in 1985 took place officially the foundation of the city of Puerto Maldonado.