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Rioja

Rioja, east of the Andes mountain ranges, is the gateway to the Amazon area. Its privileged geographic location brings picturesque landscapes with mountains, valleys, waterfalls, caves, river springs, raised bogs, lakes and a diverse flora and fauna. Rioja is also known as the «City of Hats» due to the quality of the hats made from bombonaje fibers.

Geographical location

In northern Peru in the upper Mayo river valley, 20 km west of Moyobamba.

PopulationRioja

About 42 000.

Altitude

848 m.


Average temperature

January: 22,7 °C, February: 22,7 °C, March: 22,8 °C, April: 22,8 °C, May: 22,5 °C, June: 22,1 °C, July: 21,7 °C, August: 21,9 °C, September: 22,4 °C, October: 22,8 °C, November: 23,2 °C, December: 23,1 °C.

 

Average rainfall

January: 135,1 mm, February: 134,2 mm, March: 180,2 mm, April: 147,4 mm, May: 104,0 mm, June: 79,8 mm, July: 72,3 mm, August: 73,4 mm, September: 106,7 mm, October: 156,8 mm, November: 145,1 mm, December: 122,5 mm.

 

Average relative humidity

January: 75,1%, February: 76,6%, March: 79,1%, April: 79,4%, May: 78,7%, June: 78,5%, July: 77,5%, August: 75,0%, September: 75,6%, October: 76,9%, November: 75,4%, December: 74,9%.

Source of statistical data: Weatherbase.

Photo: ANDINA.



Travel programs:
Roundtrip Northern Peru   PTW-PER006

Northern Peru

13 days / 12 nights

Round trip: Lima, Chiclayo, Chachapoyas, Karajía, Kuelap, Leymebamba, Gocta, Tarapoto, Lamas, Lago Lindo, Laguna Azul, Tarapoto, Lima.

Adventure Tarapoto   PTW-TAR002

Adventure Tarapoto

6 days / 5 nights

Tours in the «Alto Mayo» river valley, around Tarapoto with the folkloric Lamas, the Ahuashiyaku waterfall, the Laguna Azul lake and the Lago Lindo eco-reserve. Free time to use resort facilities.

     










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