Departamento de Piura Travel Guide

  • Local fishermen at Mancora
    Local fishermen at Mancora
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  • Máncora... so many beautiful sunsets!
    Máncora... so many beautiful sunsets!
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  • Tuk tuks!
    Tuk tuks!
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  • Beach Walks

    Máncora Things to Do

    After relaxing a few hours in a beach chair, it was great with a long walk along the beach... There are many birds on the beach, searching for food in the sand or flying in large flocks just over your head. I have no idea what kind of birds, but many – and in all sizes...If you walk right from the hotel, you can follow the beach to the Mancora...

  • Motor Taxis

    Máncora Transportation

    Hotel Casa de Playa is located a few kilometres outside Mancora, and if you don’t want to walk to town, a motor taxi is the best form of transportation. However the ride is a little bumpy and dusty - especially when driving on dirt road, but not too bad in my opinion. There are some full-covered motor taxis and they are better to handle the dust –...

  • Tuk-tuks

    Máncora Warnings and Dangers

    Tuk tuk drivers are notorious for trying to rip you off. I was told before arriving that getting to my hostel would cost no more than 1 or 2 soles. My tuk tuk driver agreed to 2 soles and off we went. On arrival he said 'No, 5'. I gave him the 2 we agreed upon. When taking a tuk tuk try to make sure you have exact change and don't use notes.



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  • Vicus Museum

    Piura Things to Do

    A good museum to gain an overall impression of the Vicus culture. There is a gold vault in the basement, which is open Tuesday - Friday and costs S/.4 - this exhibits items found in Vicus tombs in the NW of Peru.Loos on the ground and first floor.Has a place to leave hats, small bags, etc.Can be absolutely stiflingly hot, 'cos they don't appear to...


    Piura Hotels

    Calle Libertad 875, Piura, PE

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Solo

  • Very good!

    Piura Restaurants

    Has an extensive menu of mostly Northern Peru dishes. All the ones we tried were very good. The portions are huge, so you might consider sharing. The restaurant is open all day but lunch, being the main meal of the day for Peruvians, is the busiest time. The one time we ate in the evening, there were only two other tables with diners - not that it...


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