This beautiful city has resorts, cultural heritage, archeological remains, and an excellent tourist infrastructure. In addition, it is a commercial center and distribution center. Among its buildings, there are the Iglesia de la Compañía and the Cathedral. Also, it has big colonial houses with representative balconies.
It possesses important archeological remains, as the Chanchan's citadel, Huaca de la Luna, and the Huaca del Sol, which corresponds to the biggest clay pyramid of Perú. Other discovery is the mummy of the Señora del Cao.
It is known as the City of the Eternal Spring and the Capital City of the Sailor, with folkloric dances. It has beautiful resorts as Huanchaco, where is possible to practice surfing, enjoy the sea, and contemplate the typical " reed mace horses", rafts that the fishermen continue using to sail on the coasts of Perú.
Attractions: Resorts, culture, museums, archaeology, architecture, gastronomy, handicraft, folklore, flora, fauna.
Activities: Nautical sports, surfing, fishing, hiking, historical tours, recreational activities, photography.
How to get there: All year long.
When to go:
Airway, to Rodríguez Ballón International Airport. By land, through Panamericana Highway. By train, through the railroad to the south.
Food, transportation, accommodations.
Surroundings: Alhuéscar, Montánchez.