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RouteFirst BusLast Bus
Chimbote to Lima00:0523:59BOOK NOW
Chimbote to La Victoria00:1023:59BOOK NOW
Chimbote to Terminal Plaza Norte13:3123:45BOOK NOW
Chimbote to Trujillo02:1019:00BOOK NOW
Chimbote to Javier Prado00:0523:50BOOK NOW

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Lima to Chimbote00:2523:59BOOK NOW
La Victoria to Chimbote00:2523:59BOOK NOW
Terminal Plaza Norte to Chimbote09:3023:50BOOK NOW
Javier Prado to Chimbote11:4523:35BOOK NOW
Los Olivos to Chimbote00:2523:35BOOK NOW

About Chimbote

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 ci...ty 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.
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Travel tips for Chimbote

-If you travel with your family, visit the Vivero Forestal, located in the Panamericana Norte. It’s a beautiful and calm place where you will find lagoons, gardens, animals and adventure games. You will also have the chance of horse riding and playing football.-If you wish to go for a walk, we recommend you the Boulevard Isla Blanca, a quiet place where you will appreciate sculptures on marble, coloured fountains and special areas for children; you will have also the viewpoint (Mirador), just at 15 minutes from Chimbote center, close to the tunnel Coishco.-The Cerro de la Juventud is a stop nearly obligatory. There you can find the Cruz de la Paz that measures about 26 meters and gives light to all Chimbote; the catacombs, the Plaza del Niño and the Santuario del Señor de la Vida.Chimbote is not a very big city, so you can move around by foot during the day. If you n...eed to go out of the city limits to get to know other tourist attractions, the best option will be to take a taxi or a “colectivo” (a shared taxi). The collectors of the colectivos can help you if you don’t know very well where you are going to, the same as the people on the streets. Don’t frighten to ask, the locals are very nice.As an industrial city, characterized for its fishing production and factories, Chimbote must always struggle with the pollution of the environment, which can be seen on the dark of the sea and the smell of the air streams (due to the factories, where the fish flour is processed). Be cautious to carry your personal objects and try to have always coins on the hand to avoid putting out your wallet, considering that the streets, as in many commercial cities, can present risks. Don’t forget to bring a windbreak clothing, sunglasses and sun cream.
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Chimbote weather

Best time to visit Chimbote

The best period to visit Chimbote is in June, when takes place the Festival of San Pedrito de Chimbote, the patron saint.

Climate in Chimbote

The climate in Chimbote is desert, since its located close to the tropics, the Peruvian coast and Los Andes mountain range. Rains are lacking and there is an average temperature of 82 °F (28 °C) in summer and 55,4 °F (13 °C). There are winds throughout the year.

The things to do in Chimbote

Chimbote, the capital of the Nueva Provincia de Santa is a port city of high commercial and industrial activity. Its recent history tell us that on the 20th century Chimbote was the first place of the fishing ports around the world. The city of Chimbote has a variety of tourism attractions: el Cerro de la Juventud, the Iglesia ...Catacumbas, the Museo de San Pedrito Pescador (a ship transformed and adapted to be a museum) and the Cerro Calaveras, a tourism viewpoint located at 100 meters of altitude. The Blanca Island is placed at 3 mi (5 km) from the coast, and it constitutes an ecological and tourist reserve shaped by a mountain that has no vegetation
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Accomodations in Chimbote

Hostal Chimbote
Location: 205, Avda. Pardo
Price: 18 soles and up
The rooms are decent, but with no hot water to take a shower; a great option for the people who look for a low budget accomodation.

Important dates in Chimbote

Easter(April)Chimbote has a well-planned Easter that is lived with traditional fervor, but also with a joyful colour. There are processions and parades through the streets. There are proposed exquisite plates based on fish (but the price grows due to the demand).
The Festival of San Pedrito de Chimbote(June 29th)Every last week of June the city celebrates the most important celebration, San Pedrito de Chimbote, which worships the patron saint. The central day is the 29th, when locals gather in front of the church to bring the saints statue out to be processed along the bay in a boat and through the main avenues of the city.