A cheerful and hospitable city, Piura is located in the department of the same name on the coast on Peru’s northern border. Land of talented craftsmen, extensive desert and abundant oil, fertile valleys and beautiful resorts, Among the letter, the best- known is Máncora, one of the finest anywhere on the Peruvian coast, together with its adjoining beaches.

General facts

Altitude: 29 m.a.s.l.

Climate: Tropical and dry. The rainy season lasts from January to April

Average annual temperature: 28 °C (max. 35.2 °C and min. 16 °C)

Transport from Lima: Bus, car, air