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Paracas to Arequipa Bus

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Paracas to Arequipa Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Oltursa 09:45 18:45 14 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE

Paracas to Arequipa Bus

The route from the beach-city of Paracas to the majestic city of Arequipa is at a distance of 483 mi (777 km) and the travel takes about 12 hours on the highway. The transportation company Oltursa covers this route with low-cost tickets from s/. 85 to s/. 135. Buses leave from the terminal, located in a central avenue of Paracas, at 11:15 p.m. Their destination is a terminal on the central area of Arequipa. The climate in Arequipa is dry and mild, with clear skies and sunny days.

OTHER BOARDING & DROPPING POINTS IN

Paracas

  • Av. Paracas

Arequipa

  • Terrapuerto Arequipa

Why book a Paracas to Arequipa bus with redBus?

You can also time-to-time redBus offers while booking your bus tickets online from Paracas to Arequipa. Follow a simple, fast and secure bus booking procedure. This helps save time and also helps to create a joyful travel experience!

About Paracas

In the current territory of Paracas, it flowered the ancestral civilisation of the culture known as Paracas, during the pre-Incan period. This culture was characterized by its textile art, very advanced for that period, due to its funerary rituals and the cranium trepanations, which were made to remove bad spirits. The Paracas culture is also known for deforming their heads until having them lengthened with a conical shape. The archaeological remains of this culture were found by the archaeologist Julio C. Tello in 1925. In 1820, six ships disembarked at its coast, and were part of the Ejército Libertador, from the Freedom Expedition of Peru, commanded by the General José de San Martín. The name Paracas means “sand rain” due to the strong winds that bring sand remains, typical of this territory (those winds reach speeds of 20 miles/32 kms per hour).

About Arequipa

The name Arequipa comes from the quechua word “ari-que-pay”, that refers to a legend about the inca Mayta Cápac; in the legend his subjects, impressed by the beauty of the place, asked him to stay and the inca answered: “yes, stay” (ari-que-pay).In the inca period the incas left the Arequipa territory in search of new places to conquer. The official foundation of the city took place in 1540, by the Spanish who arrived there to take advantage of the mines of the area in the colonial period.The city prospered quickly due to its advisable location in the mining transit path, becoming the most important commercial city, and standing out for its loyalty to the Spanish crown.During the republic, Arequipa was the place where concentrated most of the uprisings and social and political conflicts, what (later on time) would deserve its title of “Hero city of the free people of Arequipa”. Nowadays the city of Arequipa is one of the metropolis of higher economic, cultural and touristic importance inside the country.

FAQs

Q-1 ) How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Peru?

A: You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Peru by logging on to the official website of redBus which is redbus.pe/en/ . The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.

Q-2 ) How do I book a bus from Paracas to Arequipa?

A: You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you’d rather not do that, you can visit redbus.pe/en/ and book your seat within 5 minutes.

Q-3 ) Do I need to print out my bus ticket before boarding?

A: There are two main scenarios that you might fall into when you have to board a bus. Now, if your boarding point is at any terminal in redbus.pe/en/ , passengers will have to take a print out of the bus ticket that has been sent to the email in a PDF format. The second scenario is when your boarding point is a bus stop and not a terminal. In this case, you will receive an M-ticket that you will have to produce before boarding your bus. If the operator does not provide an M-Ticket, you will have to take a printout of the ticket (PDF) that has been sent to the registered email ID that you have used to book the bus ticket on the redBus website. Some operators might levy a charge if these conditions are not followed.

Q-4 ) Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?

A: Yes, you can. But this feature is limited to only a few bus operators in Peru. Look for the reschedule icon before booking your ticket.

Q-5 ) How do I pay for my bus ticket on the redBus website?

A: There are a number of different modes of payment offered to customers. Customers can either pay by credit card, debit card, or they can select any of the banks listed when you click the “FPX (Peru Online Bank Transfer).



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