fishermen's creek located at 13 km. (8 miles) west of Chiclayo, it has great activity in summer
(December - April), practice of surfing.
Here you will be able to find and know the famous "caballito de
totora" (little boats made out of straw), ancestral crafts, the
same as they were made by the Mochicans
the third century, where every morning they used to go out fishing, using a
piece of cane as a roar.
fishermen creek, located at 5 km. (3.1 miles) south of Pimentel town. Popular
located 20 km. (12.4 miles) southwest of Chiclayo. You can arrive from Santa
Rosa or from Chiclayo directly by the Pan-American Highway. Among their people
there are many artisans dedicated to the making of articles of thread and straw,
and ceramic objects. The architecture of their constructions and their residents
will transport you to the past.
City founded by
the Spaniards in 1536 with the name "Santiago Miraflores de
Zaña", had its best time during the colony reaching great
development, called the "Peruvian Seville", and for
that reason was considered as the possible capital of the Viceroyalty of Peru.
Pirates plundered it in 1686 and it was completely devastated by the overflows
of the Zaña River in 1726.
It is located to the southeast of Chiclayo, and you can visit the ruins of
the formerly opulent city. Descendants of black slaves form great part of its
Following the Pan-American Highway north, from Chiclayo, you will find the
towns of Lambayeque, Mochumi, Túcume,
Illimo, Pacora, Jayanca, Motupe and Olmos.
Small city located
at 12 km. (7.45 miles) north of Chiclayo, colonial constructions, old capital of
the department of Lambayeque. Bruning Museum.
"Capital of the
Folkloric Medicine", old occult town of sorcerers, witch doctors and
"chamanes" that are part of the spirit of the north coast of Peru.
Located at 49 km. (30.4 miles) north of Chiclayo, between Jayanca and
In many of their houses are organized at nights cure sessions where the
sorcerer use diverse objects (huacos, stone idols, bones, plants, etc.) and a
hallucinogenic beverage of the cactus San Pedro. There also exist people
dedicated to prediction and to the destructive enchantments.
Town located at 79 km.
(49 miles) north of Chiclayo, famed by the celebration of the festivities of the