One of the most symbolic places in Peruvian history: Located in the northern Andes, it is the capital of the department of Cajamarca. It is famous for its many attractions, beautiful scenery and colourful carnival. A visit to the reason room, half a block from the Main Square is essential.

 General facts

Altitude: 2,720 m.a.s.l.

Climate: Temperate, dry and sunny by day, cold at night.

The rainy season runs from November to March

Average annual temperature: 14 °C (max. 21 °C and min. 5 °C)

Transport from Lima: Bus, car, air