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Chimbote is a city on the Northern Coast of Peru.

Get in[edit]

Chimbote has a modern bus 'Terminal Terrestre' 5km south of the city. The best lines from Lima are Linea, Cruz del Sur and CIVA, with reclining seats and clean services. A cheaper option is Tres Estrellas.

Get around[edit]

It is not necessary to leave the 'Terminal Terrestre' to change buses. You need a taxi if you have to go into the City (US$2).







  • Hotel Caalé, in the modern commercial district of Nuevo Chimbote, just one and a half blocks from Plaza Mayor and near banks, restaurants, pubs and retail shops [1].
  • Hotel Chimu (Ex Tourist Hotel), on the Plaza 28 de Julio, near the boardwalk, [2]. The best hotel in town, it costs around US$60 a night.
  • Hotel Antonio's, 7th block of Av. Bolognesi.
  • Hotel Felipe, located on Pardo in front of the Plaza de Armas.

Get out[edit]

Chimbote has a modern bus 'Terminal Terrestre' 5km south of the city. There are frequent buses north & south along the Panamerican Highway. Day buses go to Huaraz via the spectacular Cañon_del_ Pato & Caraz at 8am with Turismo Huaraz, or via Casma & Callán Pass, & mainly night buses go via the paved road to Pativilca. You can catch a 6am Transportes Linea bus from Trujillo to catch the 8am bus from Chimbote up the spectacular Cañon del Pato to Huaraz in the day with TurismoHuaraz.

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