The route from Jaén to Huaura takes about 15 hours and the distance you must go through is 565 mi (910 km) on the highway. Civa is the main terrestrial transportation company that covers this itinerary, offering bus tickets from s/. 91 to s/. 111. The buses leave from the main terrestrial terminal of Jaén, at 5:00 p.m., with destination the terminal Av. San Martín, in the center of Huaura city. The climate in Huaura is desert, with an average temperature of 66 °F (19 °C).
Jaén is one of the warmest cities of the country, with a hot weather of frequent rains throughout the year. Jaén is perfect for the ecotourism practice for its location; there you can find beautiful landscapes plenty of flora and fauna. The main tourist attractions inside the city are the Cathedral and the Museum Hermógenes Mejía Solf. Outside the city there are the thermal waters of Almendral, a precinct of healing and rest for the visitors. The Botanical Garden is another place you must visit if you want to know more about the different plants variety of the region.
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.