Denominated as the city of the palms, it was founded in 1772 It owes its
name to the existence in their origins of a palm called " taraputus
". Its climate is warm and the temperature oscillates between the
29º C and 37º C.
Province of Moyabamba. - located 860 meters about sea level Capital of
the department of San Martin.
The exuberant vegetation and the climatic conditions of this area have
made a perfect paradise for the conservation of the natural resources
as the wild orchids; protected today for the national legislation against
The folklore of this department has a lot of wealth and peculiarity The
songs and legends that are intoned during the festivities are plentiful.
The craft is beautiful and delicate in the elaboration of pottery with
fine and beautiful decoration also standing out the making of hats and
there are a great variety of dishes and typical drinks that characterize
to the region.
Typical dishes. Inchicapi, juanes of rice, ninajuane, cured meat with
tacacho, sausage, inchicucho, poroto shirumbe, timbuche.
Masato, seven roots, chuchuhuasi.
March is the tourist week of the city of Moyabamba.
The most beautiful flowers in the world
beauty, subtle fine, ephemeral existence. All are the adjectives that
come to our mind when we have the opportunity to admire an orchid in flower.
Often, we don't repair in watching beyond the forms and colors of these
plants and we fall in the error of considering them alone as a touch of
elegance of the nature. However, there is much more a fascinating natural
history when they are observed thoroughly; they reveal us the true beauty
of these jewels of the vegetable Kingdom.
The orchids constitute the biggest group of plants with flowers of the
planet. They represent a line of own evolution that took place in the
lapse of millions of years between twenty and thirty thousand different
The variety in their shapes and structures don't have parallel with any
other vegetable group in the Earth.
In spite of the risk that implies to have established a relationship of
narrow interdependence with their polinizers, the orchids have been diversified
as few vegetable groups in the planet.
Our aim is the education for the conservation and preservation of the
orchids. sharing this natural inheritance with the lovers of the nature.