The route from Chiclayo to San Ignacio city is 247 mi (397 km) of distance and the duration of the travel is about 11 hours by land. Civa is the transport company that has this destination on its route list, with bus tickets from s/.30 the cheapest service. Buses leave from the terminal Av. Bolognesi placed in the Chiclayo centre at 6:45 p.m. Their destination is the terminal of Av. San Ignacio, in the central area of San Ignacio city. The climate in San Ignacio is in general temperate and very nice, with temperatures that fluctuate from 71°F (22°C) to 78°F (26°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.
San Ignacio is known as “the Coffee land”, because coffee production is the main activity of the local farmers and also the city is famous for the bees honey and the density of the woods. It’s located at the department of Cajamarca, at the northern extreme of Peru, next to the border with Ecuador. At 8 mi (13 km) from the city you can find the Pinturas Rupestres de Faical (cave paintings) which it is believed date from 5.000 years ago. During this route you will appreciate the hunt scenes on the rock painted by the ancient residents of the area. Another touristic place you can visit is the Arrebiatadas lagoon, where the visitors go looking for mystic and therapeutic experiences. The Santuario Nacional Tabaconas Namballe is a natural site perfect for eco-tourism, because there are dense woods of mist and a rich flora and fauna, characteristic of the region. If you look for participating of a festival of San Ignacio we recommend you to visit the city at the end of September, for the festival of Santo Patrono San Ignacio.