The travel from Piura to Sullana takes about 1 hour, going through the distance of 22 mi (36 km). Oltursa is the transportation company that covers this route, with low-cost bus tickets form s/. 5 to s/. 10. Buses leave in the schedule of 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. from the terminal of Av. Bolognesi, one of the main roads in Piura. In Sullana, the bus arrival will be to the Terminal Terrestre more crowded of the city. The climate in Sullana is desert and with no rains, with an average temperature of 73 °F (23 °C).
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.
Sullana, the city located on the bank of the Chira river, is also known as the Pearl of Chira or the city of the Eternal summer, due to its tropical weather and warm with sunny days. The Plaza de Armas is one of the main attractions that the visitors and locals can visit inside the city. At the Plaza and surroundings you may appreciate the hybrid developmentof the urban culture of Sullana, where modernity and Andean tradition converge. Another tourist attraction is the Plazuela Grau, where you can find a monument in honour of the admiral Miguel Grau, the most important hero of the naval history of Peru. The ecological tourism is the other type of tourism to do in Sullana. The Chira river offers the possibility of exploring the natural environment through sailing. You can rent a boat or board an embarkation to fish in its water or even practice an aquatic sport.