The travel from Tumbes to Lima takes about 20 hours, going through 824 mi (1327 km). Oltursa, Excluciva, Tepsa and Civa are some transportation companies that cover this route, with bus tickets from s/. 80 to s/. 190, in the schedule from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. from the terminals located in Av. Tumbes, in the central area of Tumbes. In Lima, the terminals are located in North and Central Lima, both close to the urban area. We recommend you to be prepared for the changeable climate in Lima, because it varies between 3 climates: sub-tropical and desert, with humidity most of the year. If you are also looking for return checkout, please ensure to check Lima to Tumbes Bus.
Bus Companies from Tumbes to Lima
The operators provide regulatory bus services from Tumbes to Lima. 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 Tumbes to Lima. Some of the major bus operators between this route are:
The major boarding points in Tumbes 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 Tumbes are as follows:
Dropping Points in Lima
The bus stops/halts at a number of drop locations in Lima. These dropping points usually vary from one operator to another. You can select your ideal drop point in Lima at the time of ticket booking. Some of the dropping points in Lima are:
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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.
"The City of Kings", as Lima is known, was founded in 1535 by Francisco Pizarro and became the center of Spanish power in Peru, during the colonial period.The urban planning of Lima is one of the colonial models in South America. Lima is known for its social, economical and cultural growth and stands out as the cultural center of Latin America; besides that, Lima is the home of San Marcos National University, the most ancient from America, founded in 1551.Lima is famous for being the viceroyalty capital of Peru and one of the cities most important of South America in the spanish regime period; after its independance in 1821 the city became the republic's capital. Before this period, the Baroque and Neoclassical style took the power on the streets, impregnating those architectural styles in the main constructions. The capital counts a high variety of tourist attractions that combine history and modernity, as you can see on the Historical Center. Another strong point of Lima is the food, there are many restaurants from the 3 Peruvian regions where you can live a complete gastronomical experience, given that the population is multicultural and mostly migrant. Live Peru from one of its corners, and enjoy tasting the culture that Peru offers you!