The distance from Tacna city to Ica is 586 mi (943 km) and it takes about 15 hours on the highway. Oltursa, Excluciva, Tepsa and Civa are the main transportation companies that cover this route, with bus tickets from s/. 105 to s/. 170. Buses leave from the terminals of Tacna in the schedule from 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., destination to the terminals of Av. Lambayeque in Ica. The climate in Ica is dry and sub-tropical, with an average annual temperature of 71 °F (22 °C). If you are also looking for return checkout, please ensure to check Ica to Tacna Bus.
Bus Companies from Tacna to Ica
The operators provide regulatory bus services from Tacna to Ica. 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 Ica. 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 Ica
The bus stops/halts at a number of drop locations in Ica. These dropping points usually vary from one operator to another. You can select your ideal drop point in Ica at the time of ticket booking. Some of the dropping points in Ica 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.
In the Ica territory flowered 2 of the most important cultures that lived in this part of the continent. The Paracas culture (600 B. C. - 100 A.D.) and the Naza culture (100 A.D. - 800 A.D.) were the first civilizations of Ica, followed by the Chincha culture (800 A.D. - 1476 A.D.), but there are not many registers of the last one. With the expansion of the Incan Empire, the end of the Chincha culture would arrive, consolidating as new power of the territory of Ica until the arrival of the Spanish and the subsequent conquest. After the foundation by the Spanish, Ica would become a commercial region, characterized by its textile and winemaking industries, which saw its origin in 1540, when Nicolás de Ribera el Viejo produced the first eau-de-vie with the Ica raisins.