The route from the Amazonian city of Pedro Ruiz to Chiclayo is at a distance of 237 mi (381 km) and the travel takes about 9 hours on the highway. The transportation company Civa covers this route, providing bus tickets at s/. 30. Buses leave at 7:30 p.m. from a main road of Pedro Ruiz, destination to the Av. Bolognesi, in the center of Chiclayo. The weather in Chiclayo is desert and warm, with an average temperature from 70 °F (21 °C) to 80 °F (27 °C).
Pedro Ruiz Gallo is a city located between beautiful and green valleys. It's the capital of the Jazán district, at the department of Amazonas. Trade is the main activity, because it's a town to pass by to go to Chachapoyas and the oriental area of Peru. In spite of being a town to pass by, in Pedro Ruiz the visitor can do ecological tourism, going through the valleys Cocatapampa and Cushibamba, while he contemplates the majesty of the Utcubamba river. During your stay in the city don't forget to taste the main typical dishes of the region, as the "juanes con yuca", "cecina" and the "purtumute", accompanied by the most representative drinks of the Amazonia as the "guarapo" and the "chuchuhuasi".
Chiclayo is the capital of the Lambayeque Province, and it’s considered a key location of the commercial activity betweeen the coast, the mountain and the jungle of the North. The Chiclayo lands have been the crib of the Mochica culture, which was developped between the 1st and 7th centuries A.D. That’s why the Lambayeque department is one of the destinations of ample attraction for the archaeological tourism. The busiest places of the city are: the Plaza de Armas, the cathedral and the basilica of San Antonio. Chiclayo has also a diverse fauna and flora, that you can discover in your route in the ecological reserve of Chaparri. If you are looking for relax under the scorching sun and a refreshing marine breeze, you have the beach Pimentel, at 15 minutes by taxi, that welcomes the traveller with a beautiful landscape, the port and the crowded beach. Don’t you miss the chance of making archaeological, cultural and summer tourism in the city of Chiclayo and surroundings.