The distance from Huancambamba to Chiclayo is approximately 259 mi (417 km) and the journey takes about 11 hours on the highway. The transportation company Civa covers this route, providing bus tickets at the low-cost rate of s/ 40. The buses leave from the terrestrial terminal located in the Av. Centenario 211 at 4:00 p.m., destination to the terminal of Av. Francisco Bolognesi in Chiclayo. The weather in the city is desert and presents few rains throughout the year; the average annual temperature is 71.6 °F (22 °C). It's a weather very appropriate for the beach, prepare your luggage and keep those deatils in mind.
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.
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.