Getting There in TarapotoEdit This
Daily flights from Lima make getting to Tarapoto easy. From Tarapoto, travellers can access Iquitos, the city at the start of the Amazon River or head back to the coast or north to Ecuador via Chachapoyas on the Northern Pacific to Amazon crossing.
Flights on Star Peru from Lima to Tarapoto are generally scheduled for 2:30 p.m. each day, and the flight is about one hour long. Passengers are required to check in at the airport two hours ahead of the scheduled time of the flight.
Star Peru states that if a passenger doesn't check in at least 60 minutes prior to departure, the passenger gives up any rights to the flight, and Star can rebook the flight to someone else. Also, passengers are required to call not less than 24 hours before the flight to confirm, or their ticket might be resold.
Flights on Lan Peru from Lima to Tarapoto are generally scheduled to leave at 8:35 p.m. and last about 1 hour and 20 minutes. Flights from Tarapoto to Lima are scheduled at 10:25 p.m. each day and last about 1 hour and 5 minutes. One can expect to pay about $230 for round trip, unless there is a special promotion going on.