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Av. Piura 509
S/. 35 / 69
The route from Piura to Máncora is at a distance of 112 mi (181 km) and it takes about 3 hours of travel on the highway. The transportation company Oltursa covers this route, providing bus tickets at s/. 125 (or s/. 165 if you choose the most exclusive service). Buses leave at 7:15 a.m. from the terminal of Av. Bolognesi in Piura, destination to the terminal of Av. Piura, in Máncora, parallel to the Panamericana Norte. The climate of the beach-city of Máncora is semi-tropical dry, with maximum temperatures of 97 °F (36 °C) in summer, and minimum of 62 °F (17 °C) in winter.
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.
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!