The route from Piura to the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil is at a distance of 345 mi (555 km) and it takes about 12 hours of travel on the highway. The transportation company Civa covers this route, providing bus tickets at s/. 90 (s/. 110 if you choose the most exclusive service). Buses leave from the terminal of Av. Loreto, close to the Plaza de Armas of Piura, at 7.30 p.m., destination to the terminal of Guayaquil. The climate in Guayaquil is warm most of the year and it maintains a temperature average of 80 °F (27 °C). It also presents a rainy and humid season (from January to May), followed by a dry season (from June to December).
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.
Guayaquil, also known as the “Pacific Pearl”, is the political and economic capital of Equator. It’s considered one of the most important ports in South America. Thanks to the privilege climate of Guayaquil, the city can be visited at any season of the year, because there are no extreme temperatures; nevertheless, the climate is more humid in winter (from January to May). In the central area of Guayaquil there are some tourist attractions more protruding, as the Malecón Simón Bolívar (pier) or the Barrio las Peñas (neighborhood), known for its colonial architecture and the bohemian nightlife. Besides, at one hour from Guayaquil you can enjoy the natural pools of Varadero beach, which have an environment of nice climate and good food.