Travelling from Chiclayo to the North district Canchaque can take about 11 hours, for the distance of 216.87 mi (349 km) by ground transportation. Civa is the transport company that covers this route, with bus tickets for s/.40. The bus leaves at 2:00 p.m. from Av. Bolognesi in the center of Chiclayo city, destination to Jr. San Martín, next to the Plaza Principal of Canchaque district. The climate in Canchaque is temperate most of the year, with an average of 71°F (22°C) of highest temperatures and lowest of 57°F (14°C).
Chiclayo is the capital of the Lambayeque Province, and it’s considered a key location of the commercial activity betweeen the coast, the mountain and the jungle of the North. The Chiclayo lands have been the crib of the Mochica culture, which was developped between the 1st and 7th centuries A.D. That’s why the Lambayeque department is one of the destinations of ample attraction for the archaeological tourism. The busiest places of the city are: the Plaza de Armas, the cathedral and the basilica of San Antonio. Chiclayo has also a diverse fauna and flora, that you can discover in your route in the ecological reserve of Chaparri. If you are looking for relax under the scorching sun and a refreshing marine breeze, you have the beach Pimentel, at 15 minutes by taxi, that welcomes the traveller with a beautiful landscape, the port and the crowded beach. Don’t you miss the chance of making archaeological, cultural and summer tourism in the city of Chiclayo and surroundings.
Canchaque city is at 1198 m. above the sea level, and is located between the mountains Mishahuaca and Campanas, in the province of Huancabamba, Department of Piura. It's declared the tourist capital of Piura and it's an agricultural town, surrounded by an extensive vegetation of varied flora and fauna. The main natural attractions for the visitors are placed on the outskirts of the district and are part of an adventure circuit of outdoor experiences. The Peroles of Mishahuaca are 3 hollows produced by the erosion on the rock. The depth of those natural holes allow the visitors to enter inside them to enjoy a pleasant bath with the water of the closest gorge. The waterfalls of Chorro Blanco is another mandatory visit if what you look for is adventure in a path full of natural and unique charms. If you look for a privileged view of the city and landscape, the route to Huayanay mountain is perfect to contemplate the colour of the beautiful twilights of Canchaque sky. You can also enjoy the family experience tourism, walking with locals in their agricultural and handcrafted labors, while you learn of their experiences and you taste a delicious vetch soup or a typical pork rind with husked wheat.