The route from Máncora to Piura is at 114 mi (183 km) of distance and the travel takes about 3 hours by land. Oltursa is the main transportation company that covers this route Máncora - Piura, providing bus tickets from s/. 35 to s/. 145. The buses leave in the schedule from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. from the terminal of Av. Piura, in Máncora, destination to the terminal of Av. Bolognesi, close to the Plaza de Armas in the center of Piura. The climate in Piura is desert, with temperatures that vary from 71 °F (22 °C) to 100 °F (38 °C); in summer the maximum temperature can go over 104 °F (40 °C).
Máncora is the perfect place for surf, diving and sea life lovers in general. It's a beach-city located between Piura city and the department of Tumbes, characterised for the tourist activity and wealthy of marine fauna, from where is prepared the biggest variety of typical dishes of the coastal region. The beaches represent the greatest attractions because of the crystalline waters and turquoise tonalities, besides the pale colouring of the sand. The climate of Máncora is pleasant and sunny most of the year and the most crowded beaches have an infrastructure for the comfort of the visitors. Máncora is the axis of the beaches that form the beaches group. Vichayto, Pocitas (Máncora Chico) and Los Órganos are some of the most renowned of the Northern coast of Peru and the coast of the Pacific sea. The summer of Máncora and the natural charm of its beaches is waiting for you!
Piura is the capital of the Piura region. It is located in the center West of the region in the "Valle del río Piura" (river Piura's valley) at the north of the biggest peruvian desert, Sechura, very close to the Equator border. Piura is considered as one of the best places in Peru to eat a cevicheand the variety of fish and shellfish. Some says the secret of their food comes from the way they are seasonning...Piura is also known for its warm climate and is named the city of the "eternal summer". Besides, Piura counts with various museums of religious art and pre-Columbian pottery, as many galleries where you can appreciate the paintings of the most famous artists. In Piura stands the famous house museum of the admiral Miguel Grau, the hero of the Pacific war.