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.
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