Ucayali Peru Boats on Yarinacocha Lagoon- Luis Gamero
Welcome to Pucallpa Pucallpa, is the departmental capital and is located 802 km (498 miles) from Lima in the jungle on the banks of the Ucayali River. Originally populated by native communities of Shipibos, the region underwent a demographic explosiong during the rubber boom, an era in which the first groups of migrants settled here. It is currently an excellent destination for enjoying the charms of the jungle, or a jumping-off point for boats
going to Iquitos, in the department of Loreto, heading into the heart of the Peruvian Amazon. Altitude Pucallpa 154 masl (505 feet)
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