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Bagua is a County of Peru, one of the seven counties of the Region Amazons. The city of Bagua, capital of the county of the same name, it is located to the right bank of the river of Utcubamba; it is 400 m.s.n.m., in the valley of the first floor Utcubamba.

Lima to the north with Ecuador and with the County of Condorcanqui, to the east with the County of Condorcanqui, to the south with the County of Utcubamba, and to the west with the counties of Jaén and San Ignacio of the Region Cajamarca.

Bagua is of easy access, of the City of Chachapoyas to Bagua is trafficked by an affirmed highway, at one time approximate of 04 hours in automobile.

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The Square of Weapons of Bagua has an extension 100 meters long approximately for 100 meters wide. It presents characteristic constructive modern as cement floor, decoration with losetas. In the perimeter of the square garden areas are located that house a great quantity of ficus. Around the same ones 51 wooden bankings are located, with capacity to house 04 people each one. In the central part of the square, the monument erected the heroes of the field represented by the figure of a member's of the Dear Forces of Peru brass rises.


The Main Church of Bagua is a temple it presents characteristic architectural modern. The facade is of 01 single body, in her the wooden hall door is located carved relief on high and on the an arch of half point that he/she rests on its right respective feet rises. The cover finishes off in a triangular fronton and in the center of this a rosette in a circular way is located.

To the lateral of the building towers steeples of 03 bodies rise; the first of them are the cube, it is located in the inferior part of the tower and it is of rectangular plant. The second body has a structure in a square way and in the windows are located with vitrales of colors. The third body presents the constructive same characteristics that the previous one, with the difference that is smaller, and in the center a rosette in a circular way has been placed with vitrales.

In the superior corners of the third body elements called ornamental pinnacles rise, with the verticalizar objective the structure. The towers finish off in elements denominated cylindrical drums and on them domes rise with vault semiesférica; finally on these crossings white wooden color are erected.


The tourist complex of the I put of Rentema it is located to the nor - west of the city of Bagua to 377 m.s.n.m and it is conformed for the I put and the thermal waters of the same name, the hill Fidillas known as the hill "Colorado" and the archaeological place of Tomependa. He puts it is the rupture of a brunch of the oriental mountain range of you walk they, exactly of the mountain range of Colán, where the rivers converge Utcubamba, Chinchipe and Marañón (flowing of the river Amazons), the one puts of Rentema he/she has an extension of 2.4 km long. It is part of the complex; the thermal waters of Rentema that are located concluding the I put to the right margin of the river Marañón; these are in natural state and they are generally visited when the flow of the low river. We can also observe the hill good known Fidillas as hill "Colorado", where it is appreciated the layers of the eras of the cretáceo; paleontological area in which you/they are the fossil remains of dinosaurs of 225 million years that belong to the secondary era; besides great quantity of marine fossils. Finally bill with the presence of the archaeological place Tomependa, considered a residence built group of mud and stone that are in investigation works to define to the culture that belonged to the date.


It is between the Districts of The Freckle and Aramango, in the County of Bagua.

Route toward the I Put of Rentema: Of Bagua to Guadalupe in car, by lorry affirmed. Of Guadalupe to the Town of Rentema in car, by lorry affirmed. Approximate time: 30 minutes. Half of transport: Car.

The city of Bagua to be capital of county, you can consider like center of tourist distribution toward the different resources of this area that are of the category natural places in their majority.

To this resource you accesa through an affirmed highway of penetration that Bagua unites with the districts of The Freckle and Aramango in whose limits this resource is located, next to the town that adopts the name of the I put.

This phenomenon geomorfológico is product of the union of 3 important rivers like they are it Marañón that changes direction in this area, adopting in a general way an orientation of southeast, northeast; Utcubamba that comes from the southeast and Chinchipe that it travels from the north. This phenomenon gives beginning to a well-known area as the reason of the pongos. Rentema is characterized to be the loan of this group, as well as the biggest of all them, taking a longitude that surpasses those 2.4 km. long and 60 mts. of wide.

The geographical environment where it is located the I put of Rentema it is also known as the valley of the dinosaurs, where he/she has been evidence fossil of one of the first geologic stages of the planet.


The Native Community of Tutumberos is located in the town of Aramango, you accesa to the one through a highway affirmed until arriving to an orolla (Huaro) that crosses the river Marañón.

To arrive to the Native Community Tutumberos, he/she leaves of Bagua toward Aramango; 1 hour with 30 minutes in car, after Aramango to Tutumberos other 50 minutes in car, for what the dear time of trip is of 2 hours with 20 min.

This community in spite of the western strong influence, still preserve many of their cultural autochthonous patterns, captured in the architecture of their houses with the help of cane and straw, techniques for the cultivation of their products, fishing activities, it hunts, magic-religious beliefs, gastronomy and their language "Awuajun" that is continued conserving in spite of the time and it is of daily use. Tutumberos maintains the patron same cultural and/or political partner of the communities awajún that you/they are governed by a boss called apu, which is chosen by the community.

Cultural Main Manifestations:

Man: Itapac; skirt species made of cotton. It crowns or tawa, made of feather of birds.
Woman: Buchak, dress that covers from the neck to the ankles. He/she has a discovered shoulder.

Instruments: Quena, pinkui, small drum, manguare (it is used like alarm).

Dances: The men and women dance separately, mixed dance doesn't exist. These are related with the work, friendship and other works.

The anem nakubo; it infuses value to which goes of hunt.
The icano, directed to the beings of the nature to request them helps.


The Waterfall Nunparket is in the Town of The Future, in the district of Aramango.

Routes toward the Waterfall Nunparket, of Bagua to Aramango 1 hour with 30' in automobile, by lorry affirmed. Of Aramango to New Esperanza 1 hour with 10' in car, by lorry affirmed. Of New Esperanza to the waterfall 4 hours, walking. It distances approximate: 40 km. Approximate time: 6 hours with 40 min. Half of transport: Automobile and on foot.

The journey toward the Waterfall of Numparket. He/she begins in Bagua through an affirmed highway that it crosses cultivation fields, coffee, rice fields and other products of bread to take until arriving to the district of Aramango, from where you continues the road for 1 hour with 10 minutes for a highway affirmed to New Esperanza's town. The landscape is typical of a tropical area.

From New Esperanza the walk begins to Numparket that has a time average of duration of 3 hours with 30 minutes and that it will depend on the climatological conditions and the physical yield of who visits the resource. From their beginning the road is through a surrounded path of vegetation and it is common to observe cedar, cane, ferns, he/she mentions, horse line, some tracts are muddy and other they are paved.

The main difficulties that are in this journey are related to the lack of bridges in some gulches or rivers that are in passing obligatory, due to the relief of this area the journey he/she has different levels of difficulty, in some tracts inclined slopes exist and in other voyages. In the final tract of the journey the atmosphere you more humid and muddier restitution, due to the influence of the waterfall in the place.

The fall of water of the resource has an approximate height 90 meters from the high of a rocky formation, and the level of water varies during the months of summer and of winter. The erosion of the waters has generated a gulch in the area that serves at the same time as desfogue. The vegetation that is in the resource is properly of a humid area as ferns, líquenes, Huicungos, elephant ear.

Flora and fauna of the place you caracterisa for the existence of cedars, cane of sugar, ferns, he/she mentions, horse line, líquenes, elephant ear, huicungos and butterflies.


The Waterfall the Tiger is Pitec, District of Copallín on the other hand.

The routes toward the Waterfall The Tiger is the following one: Of Bagua to Copallín 45' in automobile, by lorry affirmed. Of Copallín to Change Pitec 40' in automobile, by lorry affirmed. Of Change Pitec to the waterfall The Tiger 4 hours walking. Total approximate time: 5 hours with 25 min. Half of transport: Automobile and on foot.

From the town of Change Pitec you an uneven path travels, for 4 hours approximately walking, where it is observed agricultural landscapes with others of vegetation characteristic of the area. The waterfall falls from the high of a mountainous structure covered with vegetation. Their approximate height is of 40 meters and the flow of water will depend on the rains.

The vegetation that surrounds to the resource is the following ishpingo, laurel, cedar, rolde, bejuquillos, yours, I pasture; that are natural habitat of parrots, butterflies, cockerel of the rocks, turkeys cirilos, monkeys, bears anthills, paujil, Turks, field hens, among other.


The Lagoon The Future is located in the Populated Center The Future, on the other hand Pitec, District of Copallín.

Routes toward the Lagoon The Future: Of Bagua to Aramango 1 hour with 30.' Approximate time: 1 hour with 30 min. Transport: Automobile and on foot

The lagoon The Future is located in the populated center of the same name, district of Aramango and it is part of the hydrological wealth of the department. He/she has an approximate extension of 02 km, it is characterized to have a mirror of water of brown aspect due to the sand that composes this resource. To this lagoon a handmade small jetty has adapted where the residents practice the trout fishing that is part of the wealth ictiológica of the resource. The lagoon is a component of the valley of the area of Aramango where pineapples, bananas and yuccas take place.

As almost in all territory amazonense, the communication roads are constituted in a problem that hinders the easy interconnection among the towns like it is the case of the highway that unites The Future with Aramango that is a trail carrozable that is affected by the fluvial constant precipitations that hinder the access of vehicles.


The Valley of Huarango Pampas is located in the County of Bagua

Route toward the Valley of Huarango Pampas: Of Bagua to Huarango Pampas (15 min.), in car. Time: 15 minutes Transport: Car.

The county of Bagua is characterized to have wide, showy and fertile valleys, dedicated exclusively to the production of rice, the waters of the rivers that travel its territory taking advantage.

To 5 minutes for the affirmed highway, in this county you avizora the Valley of Huarango pampas located to the right margin of the river Utcubamba, called this way to find this tree in almost all their extension. The access to this valley one can make through 02 routes.

In the first route he/she crosses the river Utcubamba through a captive raft from a pier, this sector of the river is used as spa by the community. The approximate time of trip from the city of Bagua is of 15 minutes

The valley is favorable couple to carry out activities related to the ecoturismo and to the rural tourism; for its warm climate, the exotic of its landscapes, agricultural fields and for its people's kindness. In this territory it is common to find rice fields, palms, huarangos, coconuts, among other species.

In this valley a hill that is used as natural mirador exists from where you can appreciate the valley in its maximum splendor and the journey of the river Utcubamba, from this place the Hill is also observed I Trim glass Paw, place where he/she is practiced witchcraft rituals and chamanismo as the residents of the valley count.


The Waterfall Chinin is located in the District of Aramango.
The waterfall Chinin or more conosida for the bagüiinos like Tsuntsuntsa, it is a fall of water of approximately 40 meters, located 409 m.s.n.m.; of crystalline waters, of a temperature that you/they fluctuate between the 15 ºC and 20 ºC; in their journey they form a main puddle in first o'clock fallen and then their formed waters reflect but puddles until ending in the river Marañón their welcoming environment very well conserved by the native of the place they make it an ideal place for the visitor, contained by a thick floresta, where the day can pass enjoying their waters.


The Caverns of Change Pitec is located in the District of Copallín.
Located 1335 m.s.n.m. and at a distance of 25 Kilometers from the city of Bagua. To arrive at the caverns we descend for some stairways until meeting here with a rocky headland below the lands that sustain to the town, two caverns they are observed, the first with a depth 123 meters to same that is located up to about 10 meters of the path that drives us. The second are the deepest ending up overcoming the 300 meters, here one can observe nice formations of stalagmites and stalactites, of dry characteristics. Also in these caverns they have been able to make discoveries of human skeletons, what evidences the intervention of some groups nómades. After visiting the caverns we will be able to enjoy the refreshing waters of the gulch of Copallín, where one can enjoy pleasant moment of rest; inside some beautiful places.


San José's Waterfall is located in the District of Copallín.
Located in the proximities of the Village San Tall José in the district of Copallín, to some 32 kilometers of the city of Bagua to 1460 m.s.n.m. to be able to arrive to the waterfalls one walks from San Tall José's Village, for around 30 minutes from San Tall José's Village, Surrounded of a great floresta diversity and wild fauna characteristic of the humid mountains, besides sembríos of cocoa and coffee. The waterfalls, are three beautiful fallen continuous, of an approximate height 50 meters that you/they form extensive puddles in their journey, capable for the bathroom and the amusement of the visitors.


The Caverns of The Palm are located in the District of Copallín.
The Palm is here a Village of the District of Copallín they are some beautiful caverns, hide-and-seek among the coffee plantations of property of Mr. Milner Montalvo Guerrero. The access is narrow but in its interior one can walk completely erect, he/she only has a living room that overcomes the 40 meters; but in this reduced space he/she keeps capricious formations of stalagmites and stalactites, formations like the bud, the virgin; or perhaps the immense waterfalls of until 4 meters that constitute a beautiful and enigmatic place, complementary the sembríos of coffee and cocoa are to the environment, where one can enjoy some agricultural activities, besides some pottages of the place.


The Waterfall of Nazareth is located in the District of Imaza.
Nazareth is a native community that is to 101 km of the city of Bagua, to a height of 282 m.s.n.m. , the waterfall of Nazareth is located on the way to the east at 2 hours, the waterfall of Nazareth is located 315 m.s.n.m.; it is a beautiful fall of 18 meters, of clear waters, of an approximate temperature of 20 ºC, where we can enjoy a welcoming and pleasant rest, to enjoy their waters is possible also to enjoy in the journey that of the beauty of the forest, their flora and fauna.


The Native Community of Wawas is located in the District of Imaza.
Wawás is located to 89 kilometers of the city of Bagua, to 387 m.s.n.m.; it is also a native very picturesque community for their surroundings it is taken a bath by a nice gulch that themselves calls gulch of Wawás; Wawás is a beautiful community where its population cohabits in perfect harmony with the nature, here we will be able to always enjoy the hospitality of her residents attentive to assist us and to become trained her most important customs and traditions; you/he/she stands out in her environment the flora diversity and fauna that you/he/she allows the visitor to be taken a beautiful experience, in the practice of the tourism vivencial.


The Port of Imacita is located in the District of Imaza.
The Port Imacita is one of the last centers populated in the jurisdiction of the County of Bagua, it is located to 116 km of the city of Bagua, it is a commercial important port, between the right margin of the river marañón and the sector Tuyagkuwas, in the margin left. From this place it is considered navigable to the river Marañón, and from here you can travel in coasters, sin you sin, or boats toward Santa María of Cenepa Snow in Condorcanqui, or the river, living a great adventure enjoying the flora and fauna.


The cavern of Churuyacu is located in the District of The Freckle.
Cave is you located at a hour of the district of The Freckle, among you hibernate and sembríos of coffee. Their entrance is had an accident, its interior with big and narrow passages, great quantity of stalactites and estalacmitas.


The Canyon The Sandbank is located in the District of The Freckle
Natural impressive court of the mountain range of Andedes carried out by the gulch The Freckle.



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