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Fracht- und Passagierhafen von Pucallpa

Fracht- und Passagierhafen von Pucallpa

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Pucallpa is a city in the east of Peru and is the capital of the Ucayali Region.



Getting There

By Plane

FAP Captain David Abenzur Rengifo International Airport (PCL) offers flights to Iquitos and Lima.

By Bus

Buses connect Pucallpa with Lima, but it is a long ride!

By Boat

From here, you can start your travel along the mighty Amazon River by taking the boat towards Iquitos, from where there are further connections to Brazil.



Keep Connected


See also International Telephone Calls


Check the Serpost website, the national postal service (a private company), for more information about prices and options regarding the sending of postcards, letters and parcels. The post service is relatively efficient and post offices can be found in most cities and (larger) towns. Post offices generally are open from 8:00am to 8:00pm Monday to Saturday and some are open on Sundays from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Postcards are available from street vendors and shops at any touristy area, and stamps are generally available as well, though sometimes only at the post office itself. It takes at least 10 days to send a postcard to North America and prices start at S/5.5. To Europe it is S/7.8 and it takes even a bit longer, around 2 weeks. For little extra money, you can choose 'expresso' services. For large parcels and quantities, you can use both Serpost or a company like DHL which is faster and offers the same prices, though it is still relatively expensive. UPS for some reason is much more expensive in Peru!



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