Lima to Moquegua Bus
The distance between Lima and Moquegua is 729 mi (1174 km) and the travel takes about 18 hours. The transportation companies that cover this route are Oltursa, Excluciva and Tepsa, which provide bus tickets Lima - Moquegua from s/. 52 to s/. 140. Those buses leave from 3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. from the terminals of South, Center and North Lima, destination to the terminals of Av. Manuel Camilo de la Torre, located in the center of Moquegua. The climate in Moquegua is semi-warm and dry, with sunshine the whole year and temperatures of 77 °F (25 °C) of maximum and minimum of 52 °F (11 °C).
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"The City of Kings", as Lima is known, was founded in 1535 by Francisco Pizarro and became the center of Spanish power in Peru, during the colonial period.The urban planning of Lima is one of the colonial models in South America. Lima is known for its social, economical and cultural growth and stands out as the cultural center of Latin America; besides that, Lima is the home of San Marcos National University, the most ancient from America, founded in 1551.Lima is famous for being the viceroyalty capital of Peru and one of the cities most important of South America in the spanish regime period; after its independance in 1821 the city became the republic's capital. Before this period, the Baroque and Neoclassical style took the power on the streets, impregnating those architectural styles in the main constructions. The capital counts a high variety of tourist attractions that combine history and modernity, as you can see on the Historical Center. Another strong point of Lima is the food, there are many restaurants from the 3 Peruvian regions where you can live a complete gastronomical experience, given that the population is multicultural and mostly migrant. Live Peru from one of its corners, and enjoy tasting the culture that Peru offers you!
On the Early Horizon period of Peru, the region was controlled by the Pucara culture and on the Medium Horizon by the Tiahuanaco culture. In 1540 the Spanish arrived looking for new lands to settle and it was in 1541 that Moquegua was founded, at the same time than the Ilo harbor.Moquegua standed out in the fight to acquire the independence, reason why on January the 9th 1823 acquired the title of city. Moquegua was part of the independence of Arequipa and then part of the 7 provinces of the department, a position that the city conserved until the decade of 1830.