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About Tarapoto

The city was founded in August the 20th 1782 by the Spanish bishop Baltazar Jaime Martinez de Compagnon y Bujanda.In the Suchiche lagoon there was abundant palm tree called Taraputus or barriguda, the na...me that the bishop took to found the city of Tarapoto.From September the 14th 1906 the city began to be part of the San Martin department, fact that has allowed a great tourist and commercial development.
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Travel tips for Tarapoto

-It’s located at 356 meters at... the bank of the Shicayo river.
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Tarapoto weather

Best time to visit Tarapoto

- The best period to travel to Tarapoto is from June to September.

Climate in Tarapoto

-The average temperature of Tarapoto is 78.8 °F (26 °C) with a quite important humidity (around 80%).-The rainy season goes from February to April.

The things to do in Tarapoto

Accomodations in Tarapoto

La Posada Inn
Location: San Martin, 146
Rate: 55-110 soles
The hotel is very beautiful and calm, although it’s located in the downtown. We recommend you to ask for a room with a balcony.

Important dates in Tarapoto

Tourist WeekJulyTarapota has a tourist week in July, from the 8th to the 19th, when it’s celebrated the Santisima Cruz de los Motilones de Tarapoto, the patron saint of Tarapoto. In this festival you can appreciate typical dances, foods, handicrafts, that the visitor can participate in.


Do I need to make an account on the redBus website to book a bus?
No, you do not need to make an account with redBus to book a ticket. But, it is advisable to make an account to help speed up the booking process the next time you need to book a bus ticket. redBus offers a number of discounts and offers as well and you can easily avail these offers if you are registered with redBus.
What is an M-Ticket?
An M-Ticket is the virtual replacement of your bus ticket printout. An M-Ticket is an SMS that’s sent to your registered mobile number the moment you have successfully booked a bus ticket on the official website of redBus. The M-Ticket will basically contain details of your bus ticket such as timing, pick-up and drop-off points, vehicle registration number, PNR, and TIN numbers as well. The M-Ticket procedure has been an eco-friendly initiative employed by redBus to help reduce the amount of paper being used.
How do I book my bus ticket at Tarapoto?
You can either visit the bus operator counter of your choice or you can visit the official website of redBus. The user-friendly and interactive website offers a step-by-step process of booking a bus ticket in a matter of minutes. The site offers a lot of useful information such as bus timings, fares, pick-up and drop-off points, and much more.
Is it safe to use my debit or credit card to book a ticket on the redBus website?
redBus has invested a lot to ensure that their customers are protected at all times and not just during their journey. redBus hosts a secure platform where transactions can be made safely. With over 180 million satisfied users, history should tell you exactly how secure it is to make a payment through the redBus website or app.