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Tacna to Arequipa Bus Service
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Tacna to Arequipa Bus Distance
Bus from Tacna to Arequipa
From Tacna to Arequipa there are 231 mi (372 km) that take approximately 5 hours to go across. The terrestrial transportation company Oltursa provides bus tickets at s/ 29 and s/ 45. The buses leave from the Terminal Terrestre Manuel Odria at 1:30 p.m. destination to the Terrapuerto Internacional in Arequipa. The climate in Arequipa is desert, reason why rains are minimum and the average temperature is 59 °F (15 °C), we recommend to pack warm clothes and sunscreen to protect you from the UV rays. If you are also looking for return checkout, please ensure to check Arequipa to Tacna Bus.
Bus Companies from Tacna to Arequipa
The operators provide regulatory bus services from Tacna to Arequipa. The buses come with features like trustworthy, punctual and comfortable services at all times. The listed operators offer various types of bus transport services from Tacna to Arequipa. Some of the major bus operators between this route are:
The major boarding points in Tacna are mentioned below. These bus-boarding locations can be selected depending on the traveller’s convenience. Please note that these pick-up points vary from one bus operator to another. The boarding points in Tacna are as follows:
Dropping Points in Arequipa
The bus stops/halts at a number of drop locations in Arequipa. These dropping points usually vary from one operator to another. You can select your ideal drop point in Arequipa at the time of ticket booking. Some of the dropping points in Arequipa are:
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The first Hispanic settlements in Tacna date from 1572. In the pre-Columbian period, the territory was inhabited by different indigenous communities as the uros, lupacas and camanchacos, until the arrival of the inca Túpac Yupanqui, who conquered Tacna, adding the territory to the Incan Empire. During the colonial period there were indigenous uprisings that would cause the reduction of the population by the Spanish soldiers hands. After the independence in 1821, Tacna would be recognized as the “heroic city” for the role of the city and the locals in the achievement of the Peru’s independence. Inside the history, rich of historical events, Tacna passed from being a Peruvian city to taking part of the Chilean territory, as direct result of the Pacific War (war between Peru and Chile); at this war, part of Tacna had to be given. However, in 1929 Tacna joins again Peru, after more than 50 years being in possession of Chile. In Tacna took place the most important events of the 20th century as the “Tacnazo”, coup d’état where the military government of the president Juan Velasco Alvarado was overthrown.
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.