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Av. Del Ejercito 285 -
Av. San Martin Nro. 137
S/. 50 / 70
The travel from Trujillo to Huaura takes about 6 hours and is at a distance of 254 mi (409 km) on the highway. The terrestrial transportation company Civa covers this route, providing bus tickets from s/. 63 to s/. 86. Buses leave at 9:00 p.m. from the Av. Del Ejército, in the center of Trujillo, destination to the terminl of Av. San Martín, main road of Huaura city. The climate of Huaura is characterised for being desert and humid (due to the proximity to the coastal area), with an average temperature of 66 °F (19 °C).
Trujillo is a coastal and northern city, known as the “Eternal Spring City”, due to its warm and nice climate which is maintained the whole year. It’s located not far from Chan Chan, capital of the Chimú nation. Close to the city you can find numerous historical wonders and archaeological centers, legacy of more than 12 thousand years of antiquity, left by the main people that inhabited the region. The historic center of Trujillo is placed inside the area that was fortified during the colonial period, and that’s why some constructions are still preserved; among them, some stand out: the Cathedral, the Archbishop’s Palace and the Monastery El Carmen.
Huaura is a historical town, known for being the crib of Peru's Independence, because next to its Plaza de Armas is located the balcony house from where the liberator José de San Martín proclaimed for the first time the Independence of Peru on November the 27th 1820. Every year the inhabitants of Huaura celebrate the anniversary of this key moment of the Peruvian History with a dramatization of the proclaim in the balcony - house. Huaura is also known for the healing capacity of the thermal baths of Picoy, where the tourists and locals arrive to relax or ease any pain. Out of the urban area you can visit the ecological areas of "Lomas de Lachay" and "Albufera de Medio Mundo", where the visitor may learn more about the biodiversity of the flora and fauna of the coastal region.