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From Chimbote to the northern city of Zorritos there are 503 mi (809 km) of distance, which can take about 13 hours on the highway. Civa is the transport company that covers this travel, offering bus tickets at s/.60, the low cost price. Buses leave at 7:00 p.m. from the Terminal Terrestre of the outskirts of Chimbote, destination a main road of Zorritos centre. The weather in Zorritos is warm most of the year, with an average temperature of 79°F (26°C).
Chimbote, the capital of the Nueva Provincia de Santa is a port city of high commercial and industrial activity. Its recent history tell us that on the 20th century Chimbote was the first place of the fishing ports around the world. The city of Chimbote has a variety of tourism attractions: el Cerro de la Juventud, the Iglesia Catacumbas, the Museo de San Pedrito Pescador (a ship transformed and adapted to be a museum) and the Cerro Calaveras, a tourism viewpoint located at 100 meters of altitude. The Blanca Island is placed at 3 mi (5 km) from the coast, and it constitutes an ecological and tourist reserve shaped by a mountain that has no vegetation.
Zorritos is a northern city on the department of Tumbes, famous for its beaches and for being the ideal destination for the summer visitors and lovers of aquatic sports. Most of its touristic attraction is at the beaches and the relaxing style of the marine life of the environment. Punta Camarón is one of the most important beach cities of crystalline water and an excellent weather. Los Pinos is a beach that stands out for the presence of artisan fishers and for the practice of aquatic sports as diving and surf. Close to the beaches you can find an area of thermal baths and mud, also busy, that has supposed healing and therapeutic properties, called Hervideros. In Zorritos you can taste dishes as “ceviche de mero, chicharrón de calamar and chupe de cangrejos”, representatives of the local gastronomy flavor, based on marine ingredients.