mancora to Tumbes Bus
The travel from the paradisiacal city of Máncora to the city of Tumbes takes about 2 hours, going through the distance of 66 mi (106 km). Oltursa is the main transportation company that covers this route, giving low-cost tickets for this route from s/. 35 to s/. 60. Buses leave from the terminal of Av. Piura, in Máncora, on the schedule from 5:20 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Their destination is the terminal of Av. Tumbes, located in the central urban area of Tumbes. The climate of Tumbes is very warm, with temperatures that oscillate from 84 °F (29°C) to 70 °F (21 °C).
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It's been many centuries since the Tallanes were the first inhabitants of Máncora. Nowadays, 105 years after its official foundation, Máncora, which took its name from a large property close to the Chira river, has been transformed in a beach-city with nearly 10000 residents. Máncora is a tourist reference worldwide, famous for the beaches of indomitable waves, its flourishing tourism development and its incomparable landscapes.
The history of the first inhabitants of Tumbes dates back to the pre-Incan period and it’s linked to the Tumpis culture, a noted ethnic group of navigators, who reached to be considered the best of the Peruvian North coast. They were also expert sculptors using as main material different mollusk shells species of the region.During the incan period, Tumbes was subdued to the power of the inca Pachacútec, and was transformed into an important administrative center of the incan culture. But it was during the peak of the inca Huayna Cápac control that Tumbes had an strategic relevance, building temples, roads and homes.With the Spanish arrival in 1532, the incan culture and the West culture met in Tumbes territory. Then the Spanish knew for the first time the strength and vitality of the indigenous warriors; some fighted for the possession, while others resisted invasion at the named Combate de los Manglares (Manglares combat). Later, during the Independence war, Tumbes would be the first city to achieve its independence in January the 7th 1821.At the armed conflict of 1941 against the neighbour country Ecuador, the people from Tumbes had an essential role, collaborating actively in the patriotic fight for defending the peruvian sovereignty. It was in 1942 that Tumbes raised as Department category, as recognition to its unconditional support, effort and sacrifice for achieving the victory of the Peruvian nation.