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Av. San Martin Nro. 137 -
Av. San Martin De Porr...
S/. 70 / 90
The route from Huaura to Cajamarca takes about 13 hours, going through a distance of 443 mi (713 km) on the highway. The transportation company Civa covers this route, with bus tickets from s/. 90 and s/. 110. The buses leave from the terminal located in Av. San Martín in Huaura, destination to the terminal of the center of Cajamarca city. The climate of Cajamarca is temperate and dry, with maximum temperatures of 70 °F (21 °C) and minimum can drop to 43 °F (6 °C).
Huaura is a historical town, known for being the crib of Peru's Independence, because next to its Plaza de Armas is located the balcony house from where the liberator José de San Martín proclaimed for the first time the Independence of Peru on November the 27th 1820. Every year the inhabitants of Huaura celebrate the anniversary of this key moment of the Peruvian History with a dramatization of the proclaim in the balcony - house. Huaura is also known for the healing capacity of the thermal baths of Picoy, where the tourists and locals arrive to relax or ease any pain. Out of the urban area you can visit the ecological areas of "Lomas de Lachay" and "Albufera de Medio Mundo", where the visitor may learn more about the biodiversity of the flora and fauna of the coastal region.
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.