Tours that include Piura
The Piura region is located on the northern coast of Peru, about 988 kilometers by road from the city of Lima. Due to its proximity to the equator, it has a hot climate, even above 30ºC. Its greatest tourist attractions are its spas and beaches with warm waters. The spas of Máncora, Pocitas, Los Órganos, Vichayito and more stand out. There are high quality tourist services such as hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, bars and more.
Tour prices in Piura
The Piura region offers excellent tourist attractions, hotel services and landscapes where you can taste one of the best cuisines in Peru. The most requested tours by tourists include Máncora, Catacaos, the city of Piura, as well as the Tumbes mangroves (in the Tumbes region). Find out the prices of the main tours!
Tours to Piura
|1 Day||Swimming with turtles tour in Piura|
|1 Day||City Tour Piura and Catacaos|
|1 Day||Tumbes Mangrove Tour|
|1 Day||Sechura Tour + Sandboarding|
|1/2 Day||Máncora Mud Pools Tour|
The provinces of Piura and its tourist attractions
The department of Piura has eight provinces: Ayabaca, Huancabamba, Morropón, Paita, Sullana, Talara, Sechura and Piura. There you can visit important tourist attractions such as Máncora, Vichayito, Sechura, Paita, the Huaringas and more. Learn more details!
Main tourist attractions
|Ayabaca||Samanga petroglyphs, Aypate archaeological zone, Cuyas forest, Chocán medicinal baths, Ayabaca patron saint festival.|
|Huancabamba||Temple of the Jaguars, Huaringas lagoon, valley of the infiernillos, El Sitán waterfall, Inca baths.|
|Morropón||Ñañañique ceremonial complex, Cerro Verde complex, El Tongo walls, Yapatera petroglyphs, Vicús archaeological zone.|
|Paita||Coastal boardwalk, Paita Plaza de Armas, Temple of San Jerónimo, Fiscal dock.|
|Sullana||The Angolo hunting reserve, the Amotape hills, the Poechos dam, Agua de leche lagoon, ‘El Cucho’ huaca, the Chira valley.|
|Talara||Máncora Spa, La Poza de Barro, Los Órganos Beach, Cabo Blanco Spa, Los Lobitos Spa, Las Capullanas Spa, Vichayito Spa, Punta Balcones.|
|Sechura||The Sechura desert, San Pedro mangroves, Ramón salt mine, the Sechura jubilee week.|
|Piura||Narihualá archaeological site, Piura Cathedral, Catacaos, Almirante Grau House Museum, Vicús Museum.|
The main activities of the department of Piura!
The department of Piura offers various activities that you can do. The main activities are walks and sports on the sunny beaches such as Máncora and Vichayito. In addition, you can visit archaeological sites and museums that reflect the history of the region. Learn more!
- Museums and historical sites – The Piura region was inhabited by settlers from ancient Peru more than two thousand years ago. The Narihualá fortress, the Aypate archaeological zone and the Vicus archaeological zone stand out. In addition, you can visit interesting museums such as the Almirante Grau House Museum.
- Beaches – Piura offers some of the best beaches in Peru. The most famous are Máncora, Vichayito and Los Órganos. There you can practice adventure sports and even do different activities such as whale watching or swimming with sea turtles.
- Delicious gastronomy – Piura offers one of the best cuisines in Peru. Highlights include dishes such as seca de chavelo, seca de cabrito a la norteña, grouper ceviche, malarrabia, sudado de cashema and more. In the city of Piura and the resort of Máncora there are some of the best restaurants.
What services should a tour to Piura include?
The department of Piura offers some of the best tourist attractions in northern Peru. And the best way to visit them is with an all-inclusive tour that offers everything you need for a pleasant and well-organized trip. Find out what a tour to Piura should include!
- Pick up from the tourist in the city of Piura or in the city of Máncora (depending on the tour).
- Tourist transportation service throughout the tour.
- Entrance to all tourist attractions.
- Professional tourism guide.
- Tourist hotel service (for tours of 2 days or more).
These are the main tourist attractions of the Piura region
The department of Piura has eight provinces where there are dozens of very famous tourist attractions. The most popular among visitors are, without a doubt, its spas: Máncora, Vichayito, Los Órganos, Pocitas and more. There you can even practice adventure sports and other incredible activities. Learn more!
The resort of Máncora has several kilometers of warm beaches where there are hotels, restaurants, nightclubs and bars that attract hundreds of local and international tourists. There you can surf, swim with turtles, snorkel, yoga and even go horseback riding or simply enjoy the sunset.
The Vichayito spa is located 173 kilometers from the city of Piura. It is a spa with some more exclusive aspects compared to Máncora. It also offers beautiful sunsets, adventure sports, hotels of various qualities and the best of Piura gastronomy.
The town of Sechura is located 50 kilometers from the city of Piura. It is famous for being one of the largest deserts in Peru. It is famous for the quality of its crafts as well as its beaches and activities that can be done there such as sandboarding. It is also famous for the San Pedro mangroves.
Questions and answers about the trip to the Piura region
The Piura region is famous for its beaches and spas where some of the best tourist hotels in Peru are located. But in Piura there is much more to see and do. Find out the most frequently asked questions and answers about the trip to ‘the city of eternal summer’.
What are the main tourist attractions of Piura?
The main tourist attractions of Piura are Máncora, Vichayito, Sechura, the city of Piura and more.
What are the most representative dishes of Piura?
Piura stands out for its exquisite gastronomy. The most recognized dishes are: seca de chavelo, seca de cabrito a la norteña, grouper ceviche, malarrabia, sudado de cashema and more.
What is the weather like in the city of Piura?
The climate in the city of Piura is dry and hot with temperatures that vary from a maximum of 35ºC. up to a minimum of 16ºC. (average annual temperature of 24ºC). For this reason it is recognized as ‘The city of eternal summer’.
How to get to Máncora from Piura?
The Máncora resort is located 181 kilometers by road from the city of Piura. You can get there through an all-inclusive tour or through a trip by public transportation bus (vans) that you take on Sánchez Cerro Avenue in the city of Piura. The trip costs 30 soles and takes approximately 2 hours 30 minutes.
How to get from Lima Piura?
Piura is located 988 kilometers by land from the city of Lima, capital of Peru. It can be taken by plane (flight of 1 hour 45 minutes) or by land (bus trip of approximately 20 hours).
What are the best hotels in Piura?
The best hotels in Piura are: Casa Andina Premium Piura, Wyndham Costa del Sol Piura, Hotel Holiday Inn Piura, Dom Hotel, Suites del Mar Máncora, Hotel Grandmare & Bungalows Máncora, Hotel el Gran Caimán Pira and more.
How to swim with turtles in Piura?
The Swimming with Turtles Tour in Piura Full Day tour includes this adventure that takes place out to sea. The service includes hotel pick-up, transportation (by boat), professional guide and the necessary equipment for this adventure.
Is Piura dangerous?
Piura is a region on the northern coast of Peru where there are crime rates. However, robberies are more common on the outskirts of the city and not in the tourist center. Máncora, in the region’s seaside resort, has good security.
In which restaurants to eat in Piura?
The Piura region is famous for its delicious gastronomy where restaurants such as: La Plaza Bar & Grill, Tayanti, Restaurant La Tomasita, Restaurant Tao Bar, Restaurante Paprika, El Nuevo Ajicito, Pokego de Máncora, La Mosca en la Sopa de Máncora and more stand out. .
How to visit the Tumbes mangroves from Piura?
You can visit the Tumbes mangroves from Máncora on an all-inclusive tour. Another option is to travel to Pizarro port in Tumbes and make the trip on your own (take interprovincial buses from Piura to Tumbes for 5 hours 30 minutes).