The itinerary from Cajamarca to Guadalupe city (on the North) is 108,119 mi (174 km) of distance, what means about 5 hours on the highway. Linea is the transportation company that covers this destination. Linea offers bus tickets for an economic rate: s/.25. The buses leave at 10:45 a.m. from Av. Atahualpa, in the center of Cajamarca, and destination to a central avenue in the urban area of Guadalupe. The weather in Guadalupe is warm in the summer, with an average temperature of 86°F (30°C). It's cooler in winter, with temperatures that can ascend to 59°F (15°C).
Cajamarca is the most important city of the North mountain range of Peru and it's known as "the capital of the Peruvian carnival" for having one of the biggest carnival of the country. The city has an architectural and archeological wealth that dates from the colonial and the conquest periods. It was the scene of the capture of the last inca, Atahualpa, by the spanish people, and that was a key episode in Peru's History, because it marked the end of the Inca's Empire. Cajamarca stands out for its milk production, which is crucial for the development of local economy. The most recognised products derivative from the milk are the cheeses, butter, and the "manjar blanco" (a sweet creamy desert with canel and lemon peel). From February to March, the city turns into the "land of carnival", joining locals and visitors for the festivities of the Cajamarca's carnival. Inside the city, the Cathedral opens the doors to the visitors that look for learning more about the History and the architecture of the colonial period. The Granja Porcón is a tourist attraction you can visit on the outskirts of the city. There the visitor can feel a participatory experience in the farming life of Cajamarca; besides you can make trekkings along the woods and slopes.
Guadalupe is a city located in the heart of the Jequetepeque valley, in the department of La Libertad. A place of vast and fertile farmlands, Guadalupe is well known for being the place where the rice is better picked in Peru. The name and religious tradition come from the veneration to the Guadalupe Virgin, whose festival is amongst the most important of the city and it's celebrated with processions, typical dances and fireworks. Guadalupe also has beautiful beaches of crystaline sea, where the visitors can swim and enjoy the warm climate with the sea breeze. There are some beaches that you can't miss: Barranca, Rinconazo and Las Cruces. For the archaeological destinations lovers, Guadalupe offers different archaeological complexes of assorted historical wealth, among the ones we find Pakatnamú, achaeological center that keeps remains of the pre-Hispanic culture. In the city you can also see mansions and constructions, architectural legacy of the colonial period, which are as well part of the tourist attractions that you will find on your step in Guadalupe. Enjoy more your stay with the delicious foods, representative of the Northern flavour: "sudado de camarones, butifarra de chancho, sánguche de pavo" are some of the most outlined dishes.