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Desaguadero to Ica Bus Service
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Desaguadero to Ica Bus Distance
Bus from Desaguadero to Ica
The travel from Desaguadero city to Ica is 675 mi (1086 km) and the route by land can take about 21 hours. The transport company Civa covers the route Desaguadero - Ica, offering bus tickets for s/.110 to s/.140. The buses leave from a terminal of the main avenue of Desaguadero at 11:30 a.m. Their destination is the terminal of Av. Lambayeque, in the centre of Ica city. The weather in Ica is warm and desert, with hot days and temperatures that can reach 97°F (36°C) in the summer. If you are also looking for return checkout, please ensure to check Ica to Desaguadero Bus.
Boarding Points in Desaguadero
The major boarding points in Desaguadero are mentioned below. These bus-boarding locations can be selected depending on the traveller’s convenience. Please note that these pick-up points vary from one bus operator to another. The boarding points in Desaguadero are as follows:
Dropping Points in Ica
The bus stops/halts at a number of drop locations in Ica. These dropping points usually vary from one operator to another. You can select your ideal drop point in Ica at the time of ticket booking. Some of the dropping points in Ica are:
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The territory of Desaguadero was inhabited from the pre-Incan period by several indigenous communities and little tribes which were the origin of the Lupaca kingdom. This kingdom consisted of inhabitants of the aymara ethnic group, who for a long time controlled the high Andean plateau lands until being conquered by the powerful Incan culture, at this time under the leadership of the inca Mayta Cápac. During his control, the inca ordered to build a bridge made of “totora” (large reed). This bridge was known as Chacamarka. “Chaca” means “place where the river crosses” and “marka” means “town”. The complete interpretation is “place where you cross the river to get to the town”. With the Spanish arrival the few things that remained of the Lupaca kingdom’s splendour disappeared due to the constant sacking and destruction. Nevertheless, the aymara were for a while under a special consideration, owing to their indomitable and rebel character. The residents of the city gave up the name of Chacamarka to accept the name of Desaguadero, since it’s the place where the Titicaca waters flow (“desaguar” means drain). The district was created during the Independence period, but it was in 1954 that it was established legally. The waters of the river separate the Peruvian side from the Bolivian side. The Peruvian side is located inside the Chucuito province and the bolivian side at the province of Ingavi.
In the Ica territory flowered 2 of the most important cultures that lived in this part of the continent. The Paracas culture (600 B. C. - 100 A.D.) and the Naza culture (100 A.D. - 800 A.D.) were the first civilizations of Ica, followed by the Chincha culture (800 A.D. - 1476 A.D.), but there are not many registers of the last one. With the expansion of the Incan Empire, the end of the Chincha culture would arrive, consolidating as new power of the territory of Ica until the arrival of the Spanish and the subsequent conquest. After the foundation by the Spanish, Ica would become a commercial region, characterized by its textile and winemaking industries, which saw its origin in 1540, when Nicolás de Ribera el Viejo produced the first eau-de-vie with the Ica raisins.