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Av Bolognesi 801. Term... -
Av. Tumbes Norte 948
S/. 35 / 50
The distance from Piura to Tumbes is 178 mi (287 km) and it takes about 5 hours of travel. The transportation company Oltursa covers this route, providing bus tickets at s/. 125 and s/. 165. Buses leave from the terminal located in Av. Bolognesi, in the center of Piura, at 7:15 a.m. with destination the terminal of Av. Tumbes Norte in the city of Tumbes. The weather in Tumbes is humid and semi-warm throughout the year, with an average temperature of 80 °F (27 °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.
Tumbes is located close to the mouth of the Tumbes river, on the Guayaquil gulf, not far from the border with Ecuador. Due to its location, Tumbes has a semi-tropical climate, sunny most of the year. Tumbes has a beautiful littoral, composed mostly by a high diversity of ecosystems, among the ones are the mangroves and the tropical wood of the Pacific. It’s the perfect area for practicing nautical sports and eco-tourism. Inside the city, the main tourist attractions are the breakwater, the main square and the Plazuela Bolognesi.