Chimbote to Lima Bus
The travel from Chimbote to Lima takes about 7 hours, being a distance of 265 mi (426 km) on the highway. The transportation companies that cover this route Chimbote - Lima are Oltursa, Excluciva, Tepsa, Línea and Civa, whose rates for the route go from s/. 30 to s/. 120, depending ton the comfort you get on the trip. The buses departure starts at 12:30 a.m., the schedule continue the early morning, the morning and the evening, being the last service at 11:55 p.m. The buses leave from the terminals close to the Panamericana Sur in the city of Chimbote and arrive to Lima in the terminals of North and Central Lima. We recommend you to be prepared for the climate variations of the Peruvian capital, because there are dry seasons and humid seasons (with warm and cold temperatures).
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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.
"The City of Kings", as Lima is known, was founded in 1535 by Francisco Pizarro and became the center of Spanish power in Peru, during the colonial period.The urban planning of Lima is one of the colonial models in South America. Lima is known for its social, economical and cultural growth and stands out as the cultural center of Latin America; besides that, Lima is the home of San Marcos National University, the most ancient from America, founded in 1551.Lima is famous for being the viceroyalty capital of Peru and one of the cities most important of South America in the spanish regime period; after its independance in 1821 the city became the republic's capital. Before this period, the Baroque and Neoclassical style took the power on the streets, impregnating those architectural styles in the main constructions. The capital counts a high variety of tourist attractions that combine history and modernity, as you can see on the Historical Center. Another strong point of Lima is the food, there are many restaurants from the 3 Peruvian regions where you can live a complete gastronomical experience, given that the population is multicultural and mostly migrant. Live Peru from one of its corners, and enjoy tasting the culture that Peru offers you!