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Av. San Martin Nro. 137 -
Terminal Terrestre Lot...
S/. 60 / 80
The travel from Huaura to Chimbote takes about 1 hour, going through a distance of 204 mi (329 km) on the highway. Civa is the transportation company that covers this route, with bus tickets at s/. 70, or s/. 90 if you look for a more exclusive service. The bus leaves from the terminal of Av. San Martín in Huaura at 11:45 p.m. destination to the Terminal Terrestre of the central area of Chimbote. The climate of Chimbote is temperate and desert at the time, with temperatures from 77 °F (25 °C) to 59 °F (15 °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.
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.