Amazonas Information

Amazonas Facts
Amazonas Facts

Amazonas Facts




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Climate in Amazonas:

Average Maximum 24° and minimum 18° C). The rain season runs from December to March. Because of the state of the roads, it is best to visit the department of Amazonas outside the rain season.

Climate in Kuelap:

The rainy climate and the steamy forest mean the best time of year for visiting is from May to September, although the climate is always hot (maximum 22°C and minimum 13°C).

Access to Amazonas:

The best route is overland from Lima-Chiclayo-Chachapoyas (1,225 km), a 24-hour drive by car. Another overland route is that of Lima-Trujillo-Cajamarca-Celendin-Chachapoyas (1,199 km), a 26-hour trip. There are no direct commercial flights, but one can charter flights from Chiclayo.

Access to Kuelap:

The Kuelap fortress lies 74 km (5 hours) southwest of the city of Chachapoyas. The city, capital of the department of Amazonas, is 410 km from the city of Chiclayo. There are no regular flights, but groups can charter planes in Chiclayo.


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