The best time to visit Moyobamba is in february, when the temperature is nicer and the Mid Year Feast of the Cross of Motupe is celebrated. The main feast is also celebrated in august, although the temperature is way lower during that month
The climate in Moyobamba is tropical; even the driest of months has a lot of rain. The average temperature is 73 °F. The anual rainfall reaches 1354 mm on average.
Location: South of Moyobamba
Situated in a remote area, this is a waterfall from the Gera River, which are particularly attractive due to the variety of the falls, which make it look like parallel waterfalls. The place is also surrounded by exotic vegetation. The waterfall also supplies the people of Calzada and Yantaló.
Location: 20 minutes away from Plaza de Armas
Natural lookout spot which allows one to witness all Moyobamba. It is located near restaurants and clubs so you will be able to enjoy a meal and drinks along with the view.
Location: 15 miles from Moyobamba
The most attractive of the Lahuarpia Waterfall are the small lakes formed by the falls where tourists swim and enjoy a relaxing bath. There are two different waterfalls, separated by a 10 minute walk during which you will be able to see the flora and fauna of the region.
Location: 18 miles from Moyobamba
Its crystalline waters make it one of the most attractive spots in Moyobamba. Nowadays the place has minimal infraestructure which allows visitors to rest in Tambos and a handrail to assist in the climb.
Location: 1.8 miles away of the city, on the road to the San Mateo hot springs
Price: S/. 0,50
Natural reserve where you can admire over 150 different orchid species.
Location: 3.1 miles outside of Moyobamba
Coming from the San Mateo mountain, medicinal waters reach the hot springs. They have crystalline waters and six pools designed to make better use of the water. There are also regular pools, a soccer field, a playground, and other services
Location: 4.3 miles outside of Moyobamba
Natural spot which is a popular local attraction. It has sulphuric baths with medicinal properties and bathers can swim on them via two pools made of stone.
Location: Jr. Del Mayo
Located in the Tahuishco natural viewpoint, it is one of the most popular clubs among moyobambeans.
Location: Corner of Pedro Canga and Serafín Filomeno
Price: around at S/. 25
Contact: (094) 561034
Typical peruvian rainforest dishes. We recommend the saltado de cecina and the bananas with peanut butter or cheese.
Location: Highway to Hot Springs km 2.5
Price: around S/. 30
Contact: 958 856 443
Restaurant with typical food which also has a pool and offers rooms to stay the night. It is located near the hot springs.
Location: Av. Canaan
Contact: (042) 561606
Inn that has a pool and small lakes with paiches, river fish that is offered in the restaurant. They have typical food of the region.
Dish similar to the amazonean juane, but with pork meat instead of rice.
|Feast of Saint John Baptist||(23 and 24 of June)||One of the biggest feasts in the peruvian amazonia. Simbolizes the purification of water and thanks the gifts of nature. During this days locals reflect on their lives and the meaning of union and kinship among the people of the rainforest area.|
|Lamas Carnival||(Juanuary and February)||During two months the people of Lamas celebrate carnivals with different events such as the Changanakuy dance, which means a duel to represent courtship between men and women.|