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The Peruvian county of Bongará, is one of the seven counties that conform the department of Amazons in Peru. It was created by Ordinance Law of December 26 of 1870.

Lima to the north with the County of Condorcanqui and the Region Loreto, to the east with the Region San Martin, to the south with the County of Chachapoyas, and to the west with the counties of Utcubamba and Luya.

Their capital is the city of, Villa of Jumbilla, is to approximately 1,935 msnm. He/she has a varied climate, it is cold in the area of Pishco Huañuna, tempered in cities like; Jumbilla, Straight line, Florida and it is warm in; Churuja, San Carlos, Yabrasbamba Jazan and Shipasbamba.

The third higher waterfall of the world is near Gocta in the county of Bongará. Also also it is among their fauna to Cute Choro of yellow line that is a species in extinction. They are also in this county other important falls of water as the waterfall of Yumbilla. among other tourist attractiveness are the "pomacochas" lagoon located in the District of Florida where is also an only exotic species of hummingbird, which is known as "hummingbird line spatula."

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Bongará inside its tourist high-priority potential shows us to the Waterfall of Gocta, the Waterfall of Yumbilla, The Waterfall Chinata and the Lagoon of Pomacochas, as some of their but tourist important resources of the category natural places, as the íconos of the tourism of this county.

Nevertheless they exist other, next a summary of the tourist resources that you/they would be categorized as natural places and that they could supplement the offer ecoturística of the County of Bongará.


Their location this in the denominated place Chaquil, District of Florida, Província of Bongará.
You arrives to this tourist attractiveness for the route that he/she goes from Chachapoyas to Pedro Ruiz 1 hour 30.' Of Pedro Ruiz to Chaquil 30' by lorry asphalted (Fernando Belaúnde Terry). Time approximate 2 hours. Transport: Automobile.

These sulfurated waters are located inside the jurisdiction of the populated center of Chaquil, from where you travels in car the highway Fernando Belaúnde Terry with address to the east in an approximate of 3' then he/she takes a path located to the left margin of the highway where you/they are located a group of wells that you/they emanate sulfurated water that is detected with easiness by the scent to sulfur and for the whitish coloration that you/they take the stones that are in contact with this water, the vegetation that this around is characteristic of a forest brow.


Their location is in him/her place denomindao Cuchulia, District of Jazán, County of Bongará.
You accesa to this tourist attractiveness for the route that he/she goes from Chachapoyas to the district of Valera 50.' Of Valera to the district of Churuja 15.' Of Churuja to the Bridge Donce - Cuchulia in car and by lorry affirmed. Then one walks 20' to arrive at the town of Cuchulia (through the Bridge Donce - Cuchulia), for a picturesque path. Of the town of Cuchulia to the Lagoon The Two Dawns 20' walking for a path. Approximate time of 02 hours. The mean of transport: Automobile and on foot.

The Lagoons of The Two Dawns are low the jurisdiction of the town of Cuchulia and you accesa to them through a picturesque road where you can appreciate the beauty paisajística of the place with vegetation and cultivations characteristic of the area The last access tract to the lagoon it is a paved road that it facilitates the arrival of the visitors. The resource has 2 mirrors the water of aspect verdusco, product of the reflection of the vegetation of its environment and the aquatic vegetation.Of a lagoon to other one walks approximately of 5' at 10' through a path.


It is located in the Bridge the Cascade - Highway Fernando Belaúnde Terry, District of Jazán, County of Bongará.
You accesa for a route that he/she goes from Chachapoyas to Pedro Ruiz 1 hour 30' by lorry asphalted. You continues the route (Highway Fernado Belunde Terrry) until arriving to the Bridge The Cascade (10') and you arrives to the Waterfall Corontachaca. Time dear 01 hour 40 minutes. Transport: Automobile.

The Fall of Water of Corontachaca has its origin in the height of the mountain range that furrows the district of Jazán in the County of Bongará Department of Amazons. Their fall of water has an approximate height 40 meters and he/she will give in a puddle of accumulation, the same one that desfoga in the River Utcubamba due to its proximity to the lateral of this grave, the scent of sulfur prevails for what is believed that the property of these waters should be sulfurated and with medicinal properties miner. It is emphasized that Corontachaca is of easy access and visible for the travelers that traffic for the highway Belaúnde Terry that is located to 10 meters of the same one, to the right margin of the Bridge The Cascade. The vegetation that surrounds to this resource is not dense, prevailing grass and ferns.


It is located in the District of Churuja, County of Bongará.
You accesa for the route that he/she goes from Chachapoyas to the district of Valera (Bongará) 50.' Of the district of Valera to the district of Churuja 15' in car by lorry affirmed, then one walks 50.' Time dear 01 hour with 55 minutes. Transport: Automobile and on foot.

Fall of water of a single level, with an approximate height 30 meters. In the inferior part of he/she fell her of water he/she is formed a stony puddle that serves as a they retain of water and he/she is linked with a small desfogue creek. The flow of the fall of water varies, increasing in the months of winter and diminishing during the months of summer, with a permanent fall of water. The water according to the flow changes color, being white scums in rain seasons and transparent crystalline lens in shortage of the same ones. The low part of the fall, it is surrounded of vegetation, while the part of support of the fall, is rocky and without vegetation. The access to this resource is made through a private property, a signal road of access doesn't exist to the resource.


It is in the denominated place San Carlos, District of San Carlos, County of Bongará.
You arrives for the route that he/she goes from Chachapoyas to Pedro Ruiz 1 hour with 30', by lorry affirmed. Of Pedro Ruiz to San Carlos 25', by lorry affirmed. Dear time of 01 hour 55 minutes. The mean of transport: Automobile.

The building is located in front of the Square of Weapons of San Carlos' town, district of the same name. The main cover is of a single body with wall gable-wall; stone base, adobe and without lining. The main door and the lateral door are wooden without presenting any type of ornamentation in their decoration. In the superior part of the cover of feet, an architectural element in a square way is located that serves as ventilation and illumination to the high choir. The cover is to two waters and of tiles in the lateral of the enclosure buttresses are observed that stand out of the external adornment of the wall. In the interior part the temple has a single ship, the floor is of earth and the covered with even and knuckle, is a structural element introduced by the Arabs in Spain, for then to be brought to America, place where it was used as ordinary solution for all the roofs to two waters, the roof is covered for cane.

This structural element is possibly formed by two wooden beams of ishpingo that unite in the vertex forming "even" and an element traverse "knuckle" that is located approximately to a third of the vertex. In the head of the ship, before the wall testero the altarpiece bigger fact rises in wood, it consists of two bodies and five streets; in the first body we find in the central street the sacrarium, flanked by columns and decoration by way of an altarpiece; the first niche of the left street houses Sacred Domingo's image and the second adopt to the Pattern of the church San Carlos; in the street lateral right the niches house the Virgin of the Nativity and San Juan respectively. In the second body the niches present reduced arch, the same as in the first body. The central street houses to Resuscitated Christ's image, the streets lateral lefts contain San Francisco's images and San Antonio respectively, while the street lateral right houses to the images of the Virgin of Corobamba and San José.

The altarpiece finishes off in a fronton curved mixtilíneo in whose center finds the Eternal Father's image.


It is located in the denominated place San Pablo, District of Valera, County: Bongará.
You consents to San Pablo for the route that he/she goes from Chachapoyas to the district of Valera (Bongará) 50' in car by lorry affirmed. Then he/she takes the deviation that leads at one time to San Pablo's Town approximate of 17 'in car, by lorry affirmed, in not well conservation state. Time approximate 01 hour with 7 minutes. Half of transport: Automobile.

This square has characteristic of modern constructions as the cement use for the traffic sidewalks as much in its perimeter as in its interior, and to the side of the same ones bankings of wrought iron structure are located with wooden boards. The area of the garden is in a triangular way and it presents 10 spaces dedicated for this end, divided by the sidewalks. In the central part of the square a surrounded pileta of stone of 3 bodies of a fence of circular stone is located with iron grills.


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