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Chiclayo to Cajamarca Bus Service

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Transtur Imperio 14:00:00 00:00 14 hrs 0 mins

Chiclayo to Cajamarca Bus

The route from Chiclayo to Cajamarca can be traversed in 6 hours, going through the distance of 157 mi (253 km) by land. The transportation company Linea covers this route with bus tickets from s/. 25 to s/. 80, in the schedule from 10:45 a.m. to 10:45 p.m. The buses leave from the terminal of Av. Bolognesi, in the outskirts of Chiclayo center, destination to the terminal of Av. Atahualpa, placed in the outskirts of Cajamarca. If you travel in summer, we recommend you to be prepared for a warm weather that alternates with intense rains and sunny days.

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    About Chiclayo

    The name of the city comes from Chidayep and Chiclayoc, words in mochica language which mean “green that hangs”. It was the place where the culture mochica was born in the period of 0-600 B.C. Its foundation took place in 1560, during the colonial period, as a rural house; this lasted until the republic period, when the city started to grow due to its commercial importance and privileged location. Today we can appreciate on the outskirts and museums the legacy of a large culture moche, which dominated the valley centuries before. Declared the “capital of the friendship” for its hospitality, charm and good disposition of the residents, Chiclayo is the place where every traveller who likes history, good food and beaches with a good climate can’t miss.

    About Cajamarca

    It’s one of the most ancient cities of Peru and of the Inca Empire. The first inhabitants were Huacaloma, Layzon, Cumbe Mayo, and Otuzco who settled in Cajamarca about 3.000 years ago. The city was a witness to ferocious battles between the Incas and the conquerors during the Peru Conquest and besides that, Cajamarca was where Francisco Pizarro captured Atahualpa, the last Inca who refused to subject himself to the Christian faith and culture. It’s known as the most Spanish city in Peru.

    Cajamarca Weather

    Because it is located very close to the Equator, it has a mild winter and a hot and rainy summer in February. Its average temperature ranges from a maximum of 20 ° C and a minimum of 5 ° C.

    Hotels in Cajamarca

    Cajamarca has a wide variety from 3-star hotels to hostels for backpackers or backpackers so you can find all kinds of options, ideal for all tastes and possibilities.

    ● Urune Tambo Boutique Hotel

    - 114 Bellavista Street, Cajamarca, Perú

    - Price: From S/.200.00

    - Services: It has individual, double, triple, and family rooms. Wifi. Includes breakfast. 

    ● Hotel Los Gladiolos

    - 222 Los Gladiolos Street, Cajamarca, Perú

    - Price: From S/.40.00

    - Services: It has individual, double, triple, and family rooms. Wifi. Includes breakfast. 

    ● Hotel Tartar by Prima Collection

    - Km. 3.5 Highway to Otuzco Cajamarca, Perú

    - Price: From S/. 210.00

    - Services: It has individual, double, triple, family rooms, and suites. Restaurant. Bar. Balcony. Wifi. Playard. Includes breakfast.

    Restaurants & Bars in Cajamarca

    Many of Cajamarca's traditional dishes come from the Incas. Some of them, however, is a mixture of spices that were not known as ways of cooking, a few centuries ago. The most recognized dishes are the Cajamarca-style guinea pig spice, chicken broth, and quinoa soup, among many other dishes.

    ● Paprika Restaurante Cajamarca

    - 707 Cruz de la Pierda Street, Cajamarca

    - Price: From S/.41.00

    ● Restaurante Salas

    - 637 Amalia Puga Street, Cajamarca

    - Price: From S/.18.00

    The most tourist places in Cajamarca

    ● Santa Catalina Cathedral: Located in the Plaza de Armas, is the main example of baroque architecture in the city. It is owned by the Catholic Church and was declared a Cultural Historical Heritage of the Nation of Peru on December 28, 1972.

    ● Monumental complex of Bethlehem: There are three important buildings: The church and the hospitals for men and women.

    ● Santa Apolonia Hill: From Santa Apolonia hill you can see the entire city of Cajamarca. It was where the capture of Atahualpa took place, a fact that marked a milestone in the history of all of America.

    The most important dates in Cajamarca

    ● February 11 - Creation of the City of Cajamarca.

    ● February 22 - Carnival of Cajamarca: Is the most important festival in the city. with a parade of Corsicans, queens, a great variety of dishes, and typical drinks.

    ● October 07 - Start of the Tourist Week

    How to move around Cajamarca?

    There are 2 options to mobilize in the city of Cajamarca, tourists can choose the public bus, commonly regulated by the municipality or taxi, managed by a citizen who provides a service.

    ● Public bus: It is the most popular form of transportation within the city, as well as being very economical. The rate does not usually rise from S / 3 per person. The public bus has different stops where it picks up passengers, so the trip can be a little slow.

    ● Taxi: This is the fastest way of transportation within the city. This means of transport goes straight to the desired destination. You can take one on the streets, call a company, or through an application. The rate here is usually higher, usually exceeding S / 10.

    How to reach Cajamarca?

    Cajamarca by bus: You can reach Cajamarca from Chiclayo very easily by land. The trip takes 6 hours approximately.

    Gastronomy in Cajamarca

    In the city of Cajamarca, you will try delicious dishes such as:

    - Cuy frito con picante de papa.

    - Caldo verde.

    - Chicharrón con mote.

    Things to buy in Cajamarca

    The most typical souvenirs that you can buy in Cajamarca are:

    - Sweets based on White Manjar.

    - Jora's Girl.

    - Carnival attire.

    Cajamarca Facts

    Cajamarca is located in the north of Peru at an altitude of 2,750 meters above sea level. With a sub-humid climate, with seasonal rains and frequent periods of drought, Cajamarca has a dry, temperate, and sunny climate during the day, which drops at night with temperatures between 21ºC and 6ºC respectively. For 3 months it becomes the capital of the Peruvian Carnival, merging its traditional spirit with joy, debauchery, beauty, and enjoyment of youth as a counterpart to the most modern.

    Bus operators of the route Chiclayo to Cajamarca

    ● Transportes Chiclayo

    ● El Cumbe

    In Conclusion:

    It is a destination that you cannot miss, especially in the carnival season. The songs are heard in every corner, and no one is saved from a bucket of water. But not all year is a party, and Cajamarca knows it. Among its beautiful landscapes and places of interest, Cajamarca offers us to relax in Los Baños del Inca, the most beautiful and popular thermal spa in South America.


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    How do I book a bus from Chiclayo to Cajamarca?

    You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you’d rather not do that, you can visit and book your seat within 5 minutes.

    Do I need to print out my bus ticket before boarding?

    There are two main scenarios that you might fall into when you have to board a bus. Now, if your boarding point is at any terminal in , passengers will have to take a print out of the bus ticket that has been sent to the email in a PDF format. The second scenario is when your boarding point is a bus stop and not a terminal. In this case, you will receive an M-ticket that you will have to produce before boarding your bus. If the operator does not provide an M-Ticket, you will have to take a printout of the ticket (PDF) that has been sent to the registered email ID that you have used to book the bus ticket on the redBus website. Some operators might levy a charge if these conditions are not followed.

    Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?

    Yes, you can. But this feature is limited to only a few bus operators in Peru. Look for the reschedule icon before booking your ticket.

    How do I pay for my bus ticket on the redBus website?

    There are a number of different modes of payment offered to customers. Customers can either pay by credit card, debit card, or they can select any of the banks listed when you click the “FPX (Peru Online Bank Transfer).