Lima to Talara Bus
The distance from Lima to Talara is 702 mi (1130 km) going throuth the highway and the travel takes about 18 hours. The main transportation companies that cover this route are Excluciva, Tepsa and Civa, which provide bus tickets Lima - Talara from s/. 60 to s/. 150. The buses leave from 2:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. from the terminals of North and Central Lima, destination to the terminals of Av. Ignacio Merino, main road of Talara. The climate in Talara is very warm, with temperatures that reach 80 °F (27 °C) and drop to 64 °F (18 °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!
Talara is located in northwestern Peru and is a city in the Piura Region. Due to its oil reserves and its ability to produce aviation fuel, Talara hosted a United States air base during World War II. It is currently known and visited for its beaches. Along the coast of the province of Talara, we find towns such as Máncora, Los Órganos, Cabo Blanco, Lobitos, Negritos, where you can swim and surf.
In Talara, the climate is arid subtropical, with a hot season from January to April and a relatively cool season from June to November. The average temperature in summer (DIC-ABL) is 32º C and between 26º and 30º C for the remaining seasons
Hotels in Talara
The city of Talara has a wide range of hotels and lodgings, the prices of which are suitable for all budgets. The availability of hotels throughout the city give you the facility to fully enjoy your stay.
Restaurantes & Bars in Talara
You can eat delicious dishes and at a good price in Talara. Talara offers diverse marine dishes. Due to its proximity to the port, it has typical dishes such as "ceviche", "chupe de langostinos" and "chicharron de pescado"
The most tourist places in Talara
● La Plaza Grau de Talara: It is a meeting point for the people of Talara. Was built with noble material and has a modern look and has green and well-kept gardens. In its surroundings we find the mother church La Inmaculada and places dedicated mainly to commerce such as shops, markets, among others.
● El Mirador Cristo Petrolero: It measures approximately 15 meters, on its right hand stands a dove that would symbolize peace, while its other hand points towards the town. It is built on the top of a platform or plank based on noble material and a steel frame.
● Iglesia La Inmaculada: Internally, this temple has a very striking decoration, highlighting its imposing main altar, where you can see a beautiful altarpiece composed of 6 bodies, the same one that represents one of the main attractions of this church. This building was rebuilt in the sixties of the last century, since previously the structure of this temple was made of wood and was destroyed by a fire.
● Oil refineries and wells: They have been in existence for almost a century and represent an important part of the history of oil in Peru. These plants are currently operating and are in charge of refining the crude oil that is also extracted from these wells.
● Lobitos beach: It is located just 18 kilometers from the urban area of the city. It is one of the best known beaches in Talara and has a certain fame, since here is the largest left wave in South America, so the place is ideal for practicing high adrenaline sports such as surfing, water skiing and fishing. sporty.
Important dates in Talara
● March 24- Carnivals: Carnival parties are held, the festivities last for a month, prior to Holy Week.
● 1 week of October- Piura Jubilee Week: It is a Week where the cultural and tourist riches of the area are combined, among the events that are scheduled are: The coronation of the Piura Jubilee Week, in addition to impressive Corsicans.
● October 12 - Señor Cautivo de Ayabaca: The tour that takes place in tribute to this Señor Cautivo de Ayabaca is important since it passes through all those that are specially decorated for this occasion with beautiful floral rugs. The procession always ends with a mass that is celebrated in homage to this Lord and then goes to the Church, where the faithful spend the night in the company of the Lord to demonstrate their devotion to him.
● December 8 - Immaculate Conception: Traditional celebrations are held in honor of the Immaculate Conception and summons a large number of parishioners who show their great religious devotion.
How to move around Talara?
To get around the city of Talara you can travel by:
• Bus: It is the traditional transport and the value of the ticket is S / 1.00, on average.
• Taxi: The rate is slightly higher than by bus, around S / 7.00.
How to reach Talara?
Talara by bus: The distance from Lima to Talara is 1130 km traveling by road and the estimated travel time is 19 hours.
Gastronomy in Talara
The dishes that you cannot miss when visiting Talara are:
• Seco de cabrito.
• Patasca. La patasca.
• Arroz con pato.
• Sopa de pata de res.
• Tollito aliñado.
• Tamales de choclo.
• Picante de raya.
Things to buy in Talara
The souvenirs that you can buy in Talara are:
- Straw Fabrics
Talara and some neighboring cities (Piura and Amotape) served as the backdrop for the short novel Quién mató a Palomino Molero? scored by Mario Vargas Llosa when we have the information. The history of Talara has always been influenced by its oil territory. That is why it is also known as the Capital of Black Gold.
Lima and Talara Terminals
· Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte
· Terminal Javier Prado
· Terminal La Victoria
● Terminal Talara
Bus operators of the route Lima to Talara
● Ittsa Bus
In Talara you can enjoy a magnificent climate and visit its beaches that, due to their proximity to the city, will make it easier for you to move around. In addition, you can do a gastronomic route tasting delicious typical dishes of the northern region