Oxapampa is a town in Peru.
Oxapampa is a city in the Pasco Region, 1814 meters above sea level. It is set on a fertile plain on the Río Huancabamba, a tributary of the Ucayali, 81 km from La Merced. A third of the inhabitants are descendants of a German-Austrian community of 70 families that settled in 1859 at Pozuzo, 80 km upstream, and spread later to Oxapampa.
Oxapampa can be reached by bus. Within Oxapampa, you can get around by mototaxi or by bus.
Bus from Lima
Empresa de Transporte Lobatophone: +51 1 325 3019address: 2101 – 2117 Av. 28 de Julio, La Victoria
Turismo Oxabus E.I.R.L.phone: +51 1 423 3667address: 1575 Av. 28 de Julio, La Victoria
Bio Westreicherphone: +51 63 790 681Small zoo with a colony of Australian emus. Serves food and drinks also.
Catarata de AnanaWaterfall
Catarata Rio TigreA waterfall with a pedestrian suspension bridge over the river.
La FloralpCheese factory producing 21 varieties. There's a taste testing room overlooking the factory floor where you can see a short video about cheese making. You can also buy cheese here.
Hacienda Yanachagaold Hacienda Yanachaga (now Prosoya).
Iglesia de Santa RosaIn the Plaza de Armas you can visit the Iglesia de Santa Rosa, an interesting church made of wood. Other houses can be seen in the city but aren't as well preserved as it is.
Misión de Quillaz in QuillazúA beautiful church from 1881, when friars established to evangelize the jungle natives.
Native Community of TsachopenThey are "modern" but preserve their customes and labours. They make fine pottery and funny jewellery from plants seeds.
PiscigranjaSmall trout farm, you can buy uncooked trout here. There's also a tame blue Macaw that flies around here called George.
Pulgar Verdeaddress: Las PalmerasOrchid garden. Open every day.
Tunqui CuevaA small cave.
El WharapoEl Wharapo, established 1890 is famous for its drink made from sugar cane, Aguardiente. You can see the cane liquor being produced and you can buy 1 litre for S/10.
Selvamonos Music and Arts Festival of OxapampaA two-day music festival that takes place in late June/early July at the foot of Chemillen Yanachaga Park, a protected area of the Central Selva, and recognized as a biosphere reserve. A cultural week precedes the festival, and there are arts, design and environmental fairs.
- Fresh trout
- Cane liquor
Otto's BarThe Oxapampa Sour is a real experience. Aguardiente (cane liquor).
Hospedaje Freyphone: +51 63-462267address: Av. San Martin Cercado (A 1/2 Cdra. Grifo Joar) 105
Hostal Ariasphone: +51 63-536841address: Jr. Bolognesi 238
Café Hospedaje Ruffnerphone: +51 63-462513address: Jr Bolivar (1 cuadra de la Plaza de armas)
Hostal Papaquellphone: +51 63-337070address: Jr. Bolognesi 228
Hostal San Fernandophone: +51 63-337047address: Jr. Tomas Schauz
Albergue Turístico Böttgerphone: +51 63-462377address: Jr. Mariscal Castilla 6ta Cdra.
Hospedaje El Trapichephone: +51 63 - 462049address: Jr. Mullembruck 1ra. Cuadra (100 mt from the Estadio Municipal)
Hospedaje Esperanzaphone: +51 63 - 462352address: Jr. Bolivar 756
Hospedaje Frau Carolina Eggphone: +51 63-462331address: Av. San Martín 1085
Hospedaje Loechle Sintyphone: +51 63 - 462615 - 462180address: San Martín Cdra. 12 (Psje. San Alberto 110)
Hospedaje D' Palma Lodgephone: +51 63-462123address: Final de la Prolongación Thomas Schauss
Hospedaje Don Caluchophone: +51 63-46-2109address: Av. San Martin No. 411