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Trujillo to Chimbote Bus Service

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Trujillo to Chimbote Bus Distance

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Trujillo to Chimbote Bus Timings & Fare

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America Express 11:30 19:45 4 hrs 30 mins

Trujillo to Chimbote Bus

The route from Trujillo to Chimbote is at a distance of 81 mi (130 km) and it takes about 2 hours on the highway. The transportation companies Oltursa and Linea cover this route, providing bus tickets from s/. 10 to s/. 65. The buses leave from the terminals located on the surroundings of the center of Trujillo in the schedule from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., destination to the terminals of Chimbote center. The climate of Chimbote is desert and mild, with temperatures that average maximums of 75 °F (24 °C) and minimums of 59 °F (15 °C).



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    About Trujillo

    Trujillo was founded in 1534 by Diego de Almagro, under the name “Villa of Truxillo”. With the passing of time Trujillo would consolidate as one of the most important cities of the Peruvian viceroyalty, for being an administrative and commercial center, essential for the colonial system. During the independence period, Trujillo had a relevant role on Peru’s Independence, what gave the surname of “Ciudad Benemérita y Fidelísima a la Patria” (“Meritorious city and Faithful to the Homeland”). Besides that, it was the first city to break free from Spain. During the 19th century, and later that the Moche and Chicama valleys emerged as settlements of the sugar industry and the economy grew, new residents came to the city; mostly were european immigrants, what contributed to the development of a local esthetic, since the constructions took breathing from the neoclassical style.

    About Chimbote

    It was a 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.

    Chimbote Weather

    The climate in Chimbote is dry. Its average annual temperature can vary between 15 ° C to 24 ° C. Summer is characterized by being short and hot, while the winters in this town are cloudy and cool.

    Hotels in Chimbote

    The city of Chimbote has hotels for all tastes, from hotels where you can go alone, as a couple, and even as a family. This town can offer you different accommodations that can cover all your interests and please all your comforts, be it fun, tranquility or business.

    Restaurantes & Bars in Chimbote

    The gastronomy of Chimbote has a lot of versatilit. Its main attraction is the seafood that attracts most tourists thanks to its incredible ceviches, causa and different broths, they also have delicious meats and wines for tasting.

    The most tourist places in Chimbote

    ● Cerro de la Juventud: A place where you can climb the mountain to appreciate the beautiful view of the bay, as well as feel the fresh air.

    ● Museum of San Pedrito Pescador: This museum is a tourist site in the city that was reconditioned into an old fishing boat by the Archbishop of Chimbote.

    ● Hornillos Waterfall: This beautiful area on the outskirts of Chimbote is ideal to spend a different time and be able to swim in freshwaters. After a two-hour trip from Chimbote and a short walk, you will be able to admire the incredible waterfall surrounded by extensive vegetation.

    ● Malecón Grau: Being one of the most recognized tourist places in Chimbote, the Malecón Grau is a mandatory stop for all tourists, with large spaces for walking and resting. The boardwalk has a monument to Grau, as well as a beautiful view of the bay with well-kept green areas. It also has parking.

    ● Isla Blanca: Being a fishing town, Chimbote could not miss a place to appreciate nature. The White Island is located northwest of the city and its name is due to the guano of the birds that inhabit the island, where you can see seagulls and pelicans from the safety of your boat.

    Important dates in Chimbote

    ● January 25th: Festival of the Virgin of La Candelaria in Puno.

    ● June 1st: Civic Week of Nuevo Chimbote.

    ● Month of June: San Pedrito Patronal Festival.

    How to move around Chimbote?

    To be able to move around the city of Chimbote there are two options that are the most common among the population: public transport, which are buses with different routes or taxi, a private and independent service.

    ● Public bus: This transport system in the city is the most frequent, not only because of its frequency and popularity but also because it encompasses different places in the city with its multiple routes and stops. In addition, it is quite inexpensive, the rate per route does not amount to more than S/. 3.00 per person.

    ● Taxi: With regard to taxis, this is an independent service provided by a local citizen, which will charge you depending on the distance traveled. Although it is much faster and safer, the charge for this transport service can exceed S /. 8.00, which you can request through the application or directly on the street.

    How to reach Chimbote?

    Chimbote by bus: Traveling to Chimbote from Trujillo is pretty easy, as the cities are close to each other. The approximate travel time is 2 hours.

    Gastronomy in Chimbote

    The gastronomy in Chimbote is unique, that's why you should try these dishes:

    - The ceviche

    - The fish cause

    - The juicy

    - Jeta broth

    Things to buy in Chimbote

    Typical Chimbote purchases include: 

    - Crafts of all kinds. 

    - Goldsmithing. 

    - Marine products.

    Bus operators of the route Trujillo to Chimbote

    ● America Express

    ● Civa

    ● Excluciva

    Chimbote Facts

    Chimbote limits to the north with the districts of Santa and Coishco and from the north of the Santa River, with the department of La Libertad (districts of Chao and Guadalupito, province of Virú); to the east it borders the districts of Macate and Cáceres in Peru and to the south with the district of Nuevo Chimbote. It was created on December 6, 1906 and is the ninth most populous city in Peru. According to official census results, it has a population of 425,367.

    In conclusion:

    Chimbote is a beautiful city that adapts to all tastes. With an extensive amount of accommodation, you can go alone, as a couple or family, enjoying great gastronomy and entertainment. In addition to giving you a close encounter with nature.


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