Capital of the department of Lambayeque ,In the department of Lambayeque on the North West coast of Peru. Cradle of the Chimu and Mochica civilisations, it contains the main museums of pre – Hispanic archaeology in the north of the country. The Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum has attracted the attention of the whole world; in the city of Lambayeque, the Brüning Museum displays valuable ceramic, metal and textile objects.

General facts

Altitude: 29 m.a.s.l.

Climate: Semi Tropical. The rainy season runs from February to April

Average annual temperature: 22 °C (max. 33 °C and min. 17 °C)

Transport from Lima: Bus, car, air