The route by bus from the northern city of Guadalupe to Cajamarca takes about 4 hours, the distance between both cities is 111 mi (179 km). Linea is the terrestrial transport company that covers this itinerary, offering bus tickets low-cost for s/.25. The bus leaves at 12:05 p.m. from the terminal of Av. Nila Cerruti in the centre of Guadalupe. The bus destination is Av. Atahualpa, the main road of the urban area of Cajamarca. The climate in Cajamarca is dry and mild, with an average temperature of 59°F (15°C). The maximum temperature is 70°F (21°C) and the minimum 43°F (6°C).
Guadalupe is a city located in the heart of the Jequetepeque valley, in the department of La Libertad. A place of vast and fertile farmlands, Guadalupe is well known for being the place where the rice is better picked in Peru. The name and religious tradition come from the veneration to the Guadalupe Virgin, whose festival is amongst the most important of the city and it's celebrated with processions, typical dances and fireworks. Guadalupe also has beautiful beaches of crystaline sea, where the visitors can swim and enjoy the warm climate with the sea breeze. There are some beaches that you can't miss: Barranca, Rinconazo and Las Cruces. For the archaeological destinations lovers, Guadalupe offers different archaeological complexes of assorted historical wealth, among the ones we find Pakatnamú, achaeological center that keeps remains of the pre-Hispanic culture. In the city you can also see mansions and constructions, architectural legacy of the colonial period, which are as well part of the tourist attractions that you will find on your step in Guadalupe. Enjoy more your stay with the delicious foods, representative of the Northern flavour: "sudado de camarones, butifarra de chancho, sánguche de pavo" are some of the most outlined dishes.
Cajamarca is the most important city of the North mountain range of Peru and it's known as "the capital of the Peruvian carnival" for having one of the biggest carnival of the country. The city has an architectural and archeological wealth that dates from the colonial and the conquest periods. It was the scene of the capture of the last inca, Atahualpa, by the spanish people, and that was a key episode in Peru's History, because it marked the end of the Inca's Empire. Cajamarca stands out for its milk production, which is crucial for the development of local economy. The most recognised products derivative from the milk are the cheeses, butter, and the "manjar blanco" (a sweet creamy desert with canel and lemon peel). From February to March, the city turns into the "land of carnival", joining locals and visitors for the festivities of the Cajamarca's carnival. Inside the city, the Cathedral opens the doors to the visitors that look for learning more about the History and the architecture of the colonial period. The Granja Porcón is a tourist attraction you can visit on the outskirts of the city. There the visitor can feel a participatory experience in the farming life of Cajamarca; besides you can make trekkings along the woods and slopes.