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Travel by Bus from Caraz to Chimbote
The road journey from Caraz to Chimbote is pleasant and relaxing. At redBus, we work with different bus companies that operate on this route with well-maintained buses and experienced drivers. Although the travel time varies from one bus operator to another because of traffic and climatic conditions, our continuous availability of bus services between Caraz and Chimbote reduces uncertainty and offers convenience for travelers.
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Caraz is a city located in the Department of Ancash, at the shores of the Santa River, within the Callejón de Huaylas valley. It is the second most important city of the department after Huaraz, its capital. Caraz was occupied long before the Spanish arrival, first by the Chavín and afterwards by the Recuay, Huari and Inca, civilizations which managed to gain control over the local chiefdoms and effectively rule the valley. Caraz was created as a city by Simón Bolívar, and was oficially recognized as such the 29th of december of 1856. Its name derives from quechua qaaray, which refers to Agave Americana plant which grows in the area. Due its location, Caraz is an attraction to those looking for adventure tourism, as it is near beautiful snow peaks such as the Alpamayo. It also has an important historical and cultural heritage in the city, along with many interesting archeological sites.
It was the settlement city of different cultures as moche, wari, recuay, chimu and inca, in different historical periods. It’s believed that the name comes from the words “muchic, chin and pot”, that put together mean “closed port”. On the begining of the 20th century the district of Chimbote is created, later that the city had grown during the 19th century, due to the port and commercial activities. The already named Puerto Mayor reached the position of biggest production fishing port of the world on the middle of the 20th century. Even nowadays Chimbote stands out for being the seat of the fishing and iron and steel industries of Peru.