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The best period to visit Pucallpa is in June for the Fiesta de San Juan, when there are typical dances and several competitions. There is also the Anniversary of Pucallpa in September to participate in.
The maximum temperature in Pucallpa is 100.4 °F (38 °C) and the minimum 75.2 °F (25 °C). In June takes place the friaje de San Juan, which lasts about 3 to 4 days.
Location: Alamedas with Jr. Masisea
We recommend the refreshing drinks of the area.
Location: Jr. Inmaculada
Ecological bar where you can take pleasure in the delicious and aphrodisiac drinks made of amazonian fruits.
Location: Mariscal Caceres
It’s famous for the motorbikes you find at the entrance, El Espejito is the favourite place of the pop and rock lovers.
Location: Jr. Libertad 374
Price: s/ 15
Hours: from 7:30 am to 5 pm
It’s a good place to take lunch and eat well. We recommend the dish El viajero.
Location: Mariscal Cáceres 389
Price: s/ 20
Phone: (061) 571246
Hours: from 11 am to 4 pm and 7 pm to 11 pm
We recommend you to taste plates made of doncella and palmito salad.
Location: intersection between jirones Ucayali, Tacna, Tarapacá y 9 de diciembre
It’s an old plaza de armas of the city, that stands out for the big clock in a tower of 25 meters (82 feet). In the same tower there is a lighthouse that long time ago was used to guide the boats that arrived to this place.
Location: on the right side of the Yarinacocha lagoon.
There is amazonian flora and exotic animals. When you go through this garden, you can arrive to the Ishismi lake, where you can do rides on a boat and go fishing.
Location: at 114 mi (183 km) from Pucallpa
From this place you have a view over the famous Velo de la Novia and La Ducha del Diablo
Location: at the km 4 going through the old highway of Yarinacocha
At this place stands out the huge lupuna (a tree from the intertropical area), that is 200 years old. If you look with attention, in one of the branches there is a metal cross that protects, according to the locals, from rare beingsas goblins and giant animals that used to come at night.
Price: s/ 20 and s/ 10 for the guide
The lagoon is located at 6.2 mi (10 km) from Pucallpa. You will enjoy rides on a boat, fishing and resting at the sand beaches or getting to know the communities.
Location: at 45 min from Pucallpa in a boat. It’s connected to Yarinacocha through a stream that you can sail in light boats and so get to know a little bit more of the daily life of the shipibas and cocamas.
|Fiesta de San Juan
|(June the 24th)
|It’s a festival well-known due to the handicrafts, nautical competitions and competitions of typical dances, among others.
|Anniversary of Pucallpa
|(September 23rd to 30th)It’s a festival where you can appreciate the typical handicrafts of the area as well as the gastronomy. Doubtless an excellent week to go to Pucallpa and enjoy their customs.