The travel from Lambayeque to the Amazonian city of Chachapoyas takes about 10 hours, and the distance you go through is 251 mi (404 km) on the highway. The transportation company Civa covers this route on its itinerary, offering bus tickets at s/. 30. The buses leave from Av. Ramón Castilla in Lambayeque at 6:00 p.m., with destination the terminal of Av. Salamanca, in the center of Chachapoyas city. The weather in Chachapoyas is warm, with temperatures between 73 °F (23 °C) and 55 °F (13 °C) and has a rainy season from December to April.
Lambayeque is a city capital of the province with the same name, inside the department with the same name. Rich in history, the city of Lambayeque stands out for being the crib of one of the pre-Columbian cultures more important of the North Coast (and of the other Peruvian regions): the Chimú culture. This culture is direct descendant of a civilization much more ancient, whose origins are from the mythical. Sicán is the name of this ancestral civilization, which is believed arrived to the Peruvian coasts coming from unknown lands through the sea (7th century). Between the most recommended places to visit are the following: the Cathedral, close to the main park, the Municipality Palace, the San Pedro church, the museums Bruning and Tumbas Reales de Sipán, where rest the most important archaeological remains of the moche and chimú cultures. Walking through the city, you will discover viceroyalty mansions well preserved as the Casa Cuneo or the Casa Descalzi. The gastronomical tradition of Lambayeque won't leave you indifferent; in each vegetable soup you will taste the originality and variety of the Northern flavor.
Chachapoyas is an Amazonian city located in the North-East of Peru, close to the Utcubamba river. Chachapoyas history is full of events, because it was the crib of the Chachapoyas culture, which was dominated by the incas during the pre-Hispanic period. It was during the colonization period that where built a lot of monuments and buildings that still exist nowadays and are part of the architectural appeal of the city. It's one of the oldest cities of Peru and also one of the first to be transformed in a capital of department, after the Independence wars. Inside the city you will have the chance of visiting the Plaza de Armas, which colonial charm transcends the time barriers through the mansions that surround it. There is also the Pozo de Yanacu (a well), whose waters have the power of making fall in love of Chachapoyas beauty to everyone that drinks them. Another places to visit on the outskirts of the city is the archaeological remains of Yalapé and the Cóndores lagoon.