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Altitude 2,720 masl

Temperature: Warm weather Max: 26 ° C - Min: 6 ° C

Business Hours
Major banks are open from Monday to Friday run from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. Saturdays only attend half day 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Most banks have ATMs where you can perform operations 24 hours a day. Businesses generally open Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 1: 30 pm and evenings from 4 pm to 9 pm, Sundays until noon measured. There are some businesses that cater more hours a specified time.

What to wear?
Please note that the climate of Cajamarca is varied throughout the year. It has pleasant temperatures, but cold at night, which vary between 13 - 15 ° C. The period of heavy rain is between the months of February and April, so the use of thick sweaters and bags is very necessary. Between the months of May to September there is an almost total absence of rain, the sun shines almost all day and we see a beautiful, cloudless blue sky, only em rarely some light drizzles are produced known as "chirapas" without being necessary use of raincoats and umbrellas; at this time the temperature reaches 20 ° C during the morning however the low temperature for the tourist this places is preferable to wear light and warm clothing, also wear sneakers.


Telecommunications, Internet
The country code is 0051 the city code is 076, phone numbers locally only have 6 digits. You can make national or international calls at the offices of telephone companies or from public booths that are throughout the city, they are widely used magnetic cards and payphones. There are several places where you can rent computers (Internet booths) to access the Internet.

Canceling Credit Cards
Visa: (01) 372 5836
Master Card: (01) 444 3366
American Express: (01) 441 6300
Diners Club: (01) 221-2050

 


 

Entryways


By land: It is the most common form of income and less expensive, the route is Lima-Trujillo-Cajamarca (865 Km) using the Panamericana Norte Highway, with a duration of 14 h approx. by car. It communicates with Lima and the cities of the coast by the Panamericana and the cities of the Sierra on the roads of penetration Highway. Every day there are bus services to various cities of Lima and Peru. Land transport Tourism Dias, Civa, Cruz del Sur, Ormeño, Cial, Transport Línea, Transportes Atahualpa.

By Air: There are daily flights from the city of Lima (1 h 10 min approx.). Agencies: Lan Perú, LC Busre, Star Perú. Note that airlines require arrive at the airport an hour early to ensure quotas. Do not forget to reconfirm your tickets, both outward and return..

Table of Distances

Cajamarca to Lima 856 Km 13 to 14 hours approx.
Cajamarca to Trujillo 300 Km 6 hours approx.
Cajamarca to Chiclayo 263 Km  
Cajamarca to Chachapoyas 335 Km  
Cajamarca to Yurimaguas 769 Km  

Taxis                                                                         

There are many taxis in Cajamarca but none uses a taximeter. You better remember a price before boarding. The minimum charge is approximately S /. 3. 00 to S /. 3.50 for short distances (within the city) and S /. 7.00 Cajamarca to the Inca Baths Spa and Airport.

Cajamarca Tourist Information           

Regional Tourism Bethlehem Street s / n the 6th Cuadra, Bethlehem Monumental Phone: (076) 822 997                                     

 

   
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