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Ica to Desaguadero Bus Service
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Ica to Desaguadero Bus Distance
Bus from Ica to Desaguadero
The route from Ica to Desaguadero city takes about 20 hours of travel on the highway and the distance is 676 mi (1088 km). Civa is the terrestrial transportation company that covers this route in its travel itinerary, with bus tickets from s/. 111 to s/. 142. Buses leave at 5:30 p.m. from the Av. Lambayeque, in the central area of Ica city. The buses destination is the terminal on the outskirts of the city of Desaguadero. The climate in Desaguadero is temperate, with an average temperature of 46 °F (8 °C). If you are also looking for return checkout, please ensure to check Desaguadero to Ica Bus.
Boarding Points in Ica
The major boarding points in Ica 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 Ica are as follows:
Dropping Points in Desaguadero
The bus stops/halts at a number of drop locations in Desaguadero. These dropping points usually vary from one operator to another. You can select your ideal drop point in Desaguadero at the time of ticket booking. Some of the dropping points in Desaguadero are:
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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.
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.