Lima to Moyobamba Bus
The distance from Lima to Moyobamba is 669 mi (1077 km) and travelling on the highway it takes about 28 hours. Civa is the terrestrial transportation company that covers this route, providing bus tickets Lima - Moyobamba at rates from s/. 110 to s/. 140. The buses leave at 3:10 p.m. from the terminals located in 2 central areas of Lima: North and Central Lima. In Moyobamba the buses will leave you at the terminals of Av. Grau, one of the main roads of the city, close to the Plaza de Armas. The climate in Moyobamba is tropical and rainy, characterized for being one of the nicest of the jungle, with temperatures that can ascend to 86 °F (30 °C) the warmest days. We recommend to be prepared for the cold, because at night the temperatures can drop to 50 °F (10 °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!
Moyobamba is the oldest city in the Peruvian Amazonia. According to Garcilaso de la Vega, Tupac Yupanqui conquered the province in the name of the inca. Its foundation is attributed to spanish captain Don Juan Pérez de Guevara the 25th of July 1540 with the name Santiago de los Ocho Valles. Its name comes from the quechua Muyupampa, which means "circular plain", having been considered during the conquest as a base of operations for incursions to other areas.
Moyobamba is also known as the "City of Orchids", because it is possible to find over 3500 different species of Orchids in the outskirts of the city, and every year the ""Festival of Orchids"" is held at the end of October which is a celebration that gathers tourists from all over the world.