The travel from the paradisiacal city of Máncora to the city of Tumbes takes about 2 hours, going through the distance of 66 mi (106 km). Oltursa is the main transportation company that covers this route, giving low-cost tickets for this route from s/. 35 to s/. 60. Buses leave from the terminal of Av. Piura, in Máncora, on the schedule from 5:20 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Their destination is the terminal of Av. Tumbes, located in the central urban area of Tumbes. The climate of Tumbes is very warm, with temperatures that oscillate from 84 °F (29°C) to 70 °F (21 °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!
Tumbes is located close to the mouth of the Tumbes river, on the Guayaquil gulf, not far from the border with Ecuador. Due to its location, Tumbes has a semi-tropical climate, sunny most of the year. Tumbes has a beautiful littoral, composed mostly by a high diversity of ecosystems, among the ones are the mangroves and the tropical wood of the Pacific. It’s the perfect area for practicing nautical sports and eco-tourism. Inside the city, the main tourist attractions are the breakwater, the main square and the Plazuela Bolognesi.