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Gocta to Chachapoyas Bus Service
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Bus from Gocta to Chachapoyas
The journey from Gocta to Chachapoyas is smoothly covered by a bus in undefined hours. The time to travel is dependant on Peru’s traffic, roads and climatic conditions.There are operators running their buses between Gocta to Chachapoyas bringing necessary travel convenience for several people in Peru. Usually, buses are plying from Gocta to Chachapoyas. All buses are driven by proficient drivers ensuring safety during journey
Boarding Points in Gocta
The major boarding points in Gocta 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 Gocta are as follows:
Dropping Points in Chachapoyas
The bus stops/halts at a number of drop locations in Chachapoyas. These dropping points usually vary from one operator to another. You can select your ideal drop point in Chachapoyas at the time of ticket booking. Some of the dropping points in Chachapoyas are:
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About Cataratas del Gocta
The Gocta waterfall, known locally as La Chorrera, is a waterfall located near San Pablo and Cocachimba, in the district of Valera, province of Bongará, department of Amazonas. These falls are one of the largest in the country, because they have a fall of 540 meters. To reach this destination, tourists have to go to Cocachimba and climb 2312 m.s.n.m. Throughout the road you can see a total of 22 waterfalls. In this way, you can observe several species of animals and plants, since they have registered approximately 110 species of birds. Among them, the gallito de las rocas, the Andean toucan and the spatula tail hummingbird stand out. There are also 20 species of mammals.
The history of Chachapoyas goes back to the ancestral period (7.000 years b. C.) when the first settlers of the area left traces of their past in remains on rock. However, the most important legacy of the life in this territory was left by the Chachapoyas culture (13th century AD). The Chachapoyas culture were a population of combative and fierce spirit in the battle. They opposed violent resistance to the inca’s expansion but they were defeated by the inca Tupac Yupanqui.Its Spanish foundation dates from 1538, under the name of San Juan de la Frontera de los Chachapoyas. In 1544 the settlers decided to move from the settlement of the city to an area less rough and with better weather. During the Independence war, the settlers of Chachapoyas woke up their ancestral spirit of fight to join the liberator army. On June the 6th 1821 took place the Higos Urco Battle, a legendary confrontation where the courage of the Chachapoya’s culture defeated the realistic forces, leaving heroic names as Matiaza Rimachi, an indigenous brave woman when she was defending her ideals.Nowadays Chachapoyas, since it’s the oldest and most historic tradition city, is recognized as the Amazonian capital and the entrance door to the peruvian jungle. Its location between the mountains and the beginning of the jungle gives to the city a varied and pleasant climate. The name comes from the indigenous word “sachapuyos”, which means “men of the fog” due to the peculiar fog that dominates the area of the hill Puma Urco, close to the city.