The travel from Mollendo to Lima is at a distance of 587 mi (945 km) and it takes about 15 hours to go through. The terrestrial transportation company Tepsa provides bus tickets at s/ 90 and s/ 125 for this route. The buses leave at 7:30 p.m. from the Terminal Terrestre of Mollendo direction to the terminals located in the urban area of Lima. The Peruvian capital presents a desert climate, with a level of rains nearly nonexistent, with an average temperature of 66.2 °F (19 °C). It's recommended to take sunscreen and light clothes in cotton without forgetting a coat to keep you warm.
Mollendo belongs to the province of Islay and in the pre-Columbian period its territory was controlled by the Chiribaya culture. In the incan period diverse tribes were settled there, but it was always important its proximity to the sea, that turned it into the second port in the republic period; because of it different cultures from around the world came to the town with their customs and styles, reflected in diverse constructions of the city. The attractions that will capture every traveller are the beautiful beaches of fine sand as the Primera Playa, which has the entertainment of Complejo Turistico Playa Uno or Segunda Playa, the pier Ratti with an unforgettable twilight, or the Mejia lakes where you can observe falshy animal species. The most representative dish is the "perol de mariscos", a delight that combines wafer and limpets with "ceviche de pescado" and "chicharron de pulpo", "zarza de lapas" and "sudado de machas", that are quite appetizing. The most important festival of Mollendo is the anniversary of the city in January that includes religious celebrations, parades, folklore dances and a competition of beauty and it lasts several days; other festivals are Easter and Fiestas Patrias. In Mollendo you will enjoy a relaxing and happy stay, admiring the twilight on the beach and tasting the delicious food of the place.
Named the "city of kings" when it was founded in 1535 under the hispanic foundation, it was known as Limaq by the local natives, which means "chatty". Lima is famous for being the viceroyalty capital of Peru and one of the cities most important of South America in the spanish regime period; after its independance in 1821 the city became the republic's capital. Before this period, the Baroque and Neoclassical style took the power on the streets, impregnating those architectural styles in the main constructions. The capital counts a high variety of tourist attractions that combine history and modernity, as you can see on the Historical Center. Another strong point of Lima is the food, there are many restaurants from the 3 Peruvian regions where you can live a complete gastronomical experience, given that the population is multicultural and mostly migrant. Live Peru from one of its corners, and enjoy tasting the culture that Peru offers you!