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Av. Francisco Bolognes... -
Jr. San Martin Km 109
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 has been recognized as the tourist capital of the Piura district. In this region a delicious coffee is grown and exported to Europe. Various fruits are cultivated, as the custard apple and lucuma. It's also an abundant vegetation area, where we find trees as poplars. Besides that in Canchaque there are multiple routes to do trekking, with diverse levels of difficulty and in those tours you can admire waterfalls as Los Perales or Chorro Blanco and petroglyphs as El Diablo. In those routes you can as well admire a variety of butterflies, among other animals. Among the festivals, we stand out the Anniversary, Canchaque was founded in September the 5th 1904 and every year at this date it's celebrated with sports and cultural and religious activities and fraternity lunches. We stand out the Virgen del Carmen and San Juan Bautista, in July and June. It's a place of leafy vegetation and a lot of nature to admire.