The route from Chiclayo city to Huancabamba town can take about 11 hours on the highway, going across 217 mi (350 km). Civa is the transport company that covers this itinerary, offering bus tickets for s/.40. The bus leaves at 2:00 p.m. from Av. Francisco Bolognesi in the center of Chiclayo, destination to the Terminal Terrestre de Huancabamba. The weather in Huancabamba is hot and mild, with a temperature that oscillates from 75°F (24°C) to 55°F (13°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.
Huancabamba is the capital of the province of the same name, located in the North-East of Peru. Inside the urban area the main tourist attractions are: the Plaza de Armas and San Pedro Church, that preserves an old clock and an inpressive tower of panoramic view. You may also visit the Museo Municipal, where remain the archaeological rests of the Huancapampa culture. Outside the city, the charms of Huancabamba are multiplied in a huge variety of natural attractions. The main of those attractions is "Las Huaringas", a set of 14 ponds known for its therapeutic and magic - religious potential, where the shamans and healers of the region go to practice rituals of flowering and purification. The most important ponds are Shimbe, la Negra and the Inca Pond. To get there the traveller must do a tour by foot or on horseback. Another mystic destination is the Valley of Infiernillos, a place where the rock formations reproduce strange natural forms of an usual beauty. The waterfall of El Sitán is another of the natural landscapes that wait for you in Huancabamba.