About La Victoria
La Victoria is one of the districts of the city of Lima, it has its own flag and shield that are used in important dates. Important avenues such as Manco Cápac Avenue and Mexico Avenue cross here. In its beginning, La Victoria was the district of the working class, although over time it expanded and generated a lot of economy to change this.
Time of travel from Pucallpa to La Victoria
Between Pucallpa and La Victoria there is a distance of 731 kilometers, so the trip can last between 15 to 16 hours, depending a lot on the weather conditions. During the road it is possible to pass through Ticlio, which is a high-rise destination, so it is recommended that you take a pill and a caramel of lemon during the journey.
Climate of La Victoria
The weather in La Victoria depends a lot on the season in which the trip is made. For example, in summer it is very likely that the district has a high temperature and is hot; the opposite occurs in winter, where La Victoria can have a cold climate. The best time to travel is during winter, that is, during the months of June and mid-October.
Hotels in La Victoria
● Great Hotel
- Rate: From S/45
- Address: Av. Abancay 554.
- Services: A very simple hotel but with excellent decoration. It has a Victorian-style patio and a games room.
● 1900 Backpackers Hostel
- Rate: From S/61
- Address: Av. Garcilaso de la Vega # 1588.
- Services: Ideal for all travelers who have a tight budget, also has a very central location.
● Inkakusi Backpacker
- Rate: From S/75
- Address: Cervantes Street 154.
- Services: The tourists who have stayed here highlight the great staff that this hotel has, as well as the delicious breakfast.
● Hostal Jazal
- Rate: From S/82
- Address: Arequipa 220 Avenue.
- Services: If you want a hotel with a central location, then Hostal Jazal is ideal for you.
● Hostal Las Camelias
- Rate: From S/92
- Address: Jiron Montero Rosas 976.
- Services: A hotel that has WIFI, cable television and its own bathroom.
Restaurants & Bars in La Victoria
● Café Sakura Restaurant
- Address: Canada Avenue # 881, La Victoria.
- Services: A place where you will find delicious food at an excellent price. Many consumers leave here happy.
● La Chura Arequipeño Restaurant
- Address: Av. Nicolas Arriola # 777, La Victoria.
- Services: Here you can try excellent Arequipa food to enjoy the northern seasoning. The recommended dish is the dry meat with beans.
● Chez Wong
- Address: Enrique León García # 114, La Victoria.
- Services: A very nice place to spend as a family and enjoy Sunday. The Ceviche is its star dish, so don't hesitate to try it!.
● TEN 15 - Lounge Bar
- Address: Jirón Antonio Baso # 1015.
- Services: Enjoy excellent alcoholic drinks and the most delicious snacks here.
The most tourist places in La Victoria
● Huaca Santa Catalina: It is a huaca built during the Late Intermediate and Late Horizon periods and served as an administrative and religious center. It was part of Qhapaq Ñam, a network of roads built by the Inca Empire.
● Our Lady of Victories Church: Located very close to the popular Manco Capac square, it was a proposal of the then archbishop of Lima Manuel García Naranjo. Its large dome always attracts attention because at first glance its size is not proportional to the structure.
● Emporio Comercial de Gamarra: It is a very popular industrial zone because different products are found at a very comfortable price. It is usual for people to come here to buy clothes.
Important city dates of La Victoria
● Fiesta de Santa Rosa de Lima - May 3th: Santa Rosa de Lima was born in the town of Quives and dedicated a large part of her life to charities. She is known for curing the sick in her room.
● Feast of the Lord of Miracles - October: The veneration of this image comes from the 17th century, during the Colony. Painted by a black slave in a church in Pachacamilla, it was one of the few walls that survived the catastrophic earthquake of those years.
● Creole Song Day - October 31th: The Creole waltz is a variant of the European genre that became popular in the poorest areas.
How to move around La Victoria?
To move around in La Victoria, the tourist has 2 options: public bus, commonly regulated by the municipality or the authority in charge, or taxi, driven by a citizen who provides the service.
● Public bus: It is the most popular way of transporting within the city, as well as being very economical. The fare, also called a ticket, does not usually go up from S/5 per person. The public bus has different stops where it picks up passengers, so the trip can be a bit slow.
● Taxi: This is the fastest way of transport within the city. It does not have stops, so it goes straight to the desired destination. You can contact it on the avenue or by calling a company or through an application. The rate here is usually higher, usually exceeding S/10.
How to get to La Victoria?
● La Victoria by bus: You can reach the district of La Victoria by bus, although not directly. You must depart from your hometown to Lima, for which there are countless schedules due to its popularity, and from the terminal take a public bus or taxi to the district.
● La Victoria by train: There is currently no train arriving in La Victoria due to the few roads that Peru has.
● La Victoria by plane: At the moment it is not possible to go to La Victoria directly by plane. The possibility is to go to Callao by plane and from here go by taxi to the district of La Victoria.
Terminals in Pucallpa and La Victoria
● Terminal Pucallpa (Carretera Federico Basa Mza. S/N Lote. 1-A).
● Terminal Pucallpa (Av. Centenario Km. 4300).
● Terminal Pucallpa (Calle Las Gardenias s/n, Pucallpa).
● Terminal Plaza Norte (Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte - Independencia)
● Terminal Javier Prado (Av. Javier Prado Este 1091)
Operators of the route Pucallpa to La Victoria
● GM Internacional.
● Movil Bus.