Birds Ancash



  • Ancash Department
  • State Santa
  • Chimbote district
  • Location 9 ° 4’28 ” S 78 ° 35’37 ” W / -9.07444 , -78.59361
  • Latitude 09 ° 08’S
  • Longitude 78 ° 31’W
  • Altitude 5 asl
  • Lima 558 miles Distance
  • Foundation December 16, 1906
  • Distance Arequipa to Lima 430 km 1,009 km from Lima
  • 142 km from 257 km from Huaraz Trujillo
  • Population 328987 (2007 ) people



The buses depart daily from Lima to Chimbote in the evenings , between 8h and 23h. Chimbador ground terminal ( Urbanization October 27th Panamerican Highway north) is where they get most of interprovincial buses. Chimbote also has Lt. FAP Jaime Montreuil Airport, located on the Pan American Highway. No flights for the time being and from Chimbote today


The place where the present city of Chimbote stands was inhabited since pre-Hispanic times cas . Several nearby archaeological sites provide evidence of this. During colonial times, the place was also quickly inhabited . Thus, historians . Registered to . In 1774 he appeared for the first time the current name of the fishing port , . Document the Archbishop of Lima. The reference tells ” the former village of Santa Maria de la Parrilla (Santa) , has annexed a small fishing village named Chimbote .” Centuries later ^ that town became the center of flour exporter world’s largest , more precisely fish ‘ 1970.Chimbote last decade is , today, a powerhouse . Standing steel Peruvian fishing industry , which consequently has generated a high degree of pollution in the area . In turn , the city is forced to travel from Lima and other cities of the center and south of the country to step: Peruvian solid bearing. However, the next 200 km of coastline south of the Ancash region are an endless paradise of coves , bays , coves and beaches that seem rather whimsical continuation of the solid making up the Cordillera Blanca and descend towards the Pacific Ocean. The , mostly desert , Ancash coast offers ideal spots for fishing and diving . So , there are a number of beaches that remain obscure despite its relatively easy access from the North Pan-American Highway . This coastal strip also find some of the most important archaeological sites that were used as ceremonial centers and pilgrimage . Sechin is the oldest and largest of them , which is not yet finished revealing all his secrets.


Square and near Chimbote was almost entirely destroyed in the earthquake of 1970. Today, Square Armases ” an open space surrounded by the Cathedral and the municipal building that did not arise at all that this city could haber1 had history. ‘s Victor Raul Haya de la Torre Avenue connects the square with square blocks Grau distance . Besides a public pool in the Nursery , which runs regularly from 9 am to 20 pm not much else to see in this city . thing good is the outside

Nepeña Valley Valley rock 25 km southeast of Chimbote, at the height of 405 km north Panamericana an asphalt road will be diverted to this lie : where there are large fields of sugar cane, sugar belonging to the hacienda of San Jacinto. There are also several archaeological sites including Cerro Blanco, Pañamarca and Walls . Of these sites , highlights the second , a. 11 miles away by road through the village Chaplaincy , from where you can see structures and three adobe pyramids of Moche period the coastal route

Vesique – SAMANCO:

Vesique is located south of the bay of San maimed , 20 km southeast of Chimbote. Relatively symmetrical form Chimbote Bay , it is a fairly wide sandy beach which is populated during the summer season there are restaurants offering ceviches and other seafood dishes a little south of this beach lies Samanco harbor , where there is a trade intense fish during the summer months . A number of beaches known locally as The Lovers , Cerro Blanco and Cerro Colorado. The detour to access these beaches is at km 405 of the North Panamericana.


Located 42 km southeast of Chimbote, is probably the point of the best known and busiest ancashino coast, so vacationers as Huaracinos Lima and Chimbote . It is a seaside resort located in a fairly enclosed bay in horseshoe shape . You do not have sand but stones boulder type, but that does not stop ‘ that one goal to its protected from the winds calm waters of the Pacific . The ends of the beach are full of small residential areas to remain silent during the winter and filled with joy during the summer. Tortugas is an ideal place for fishing or diving. But it also has a great reputation for their ceviche ever recommended theconical Gastón Aquarius. There are some good food and comfortable lodgings. The detour to access this spa is at km 392 of the North Panamericana.


La Gramita is 85 km southeast of Chimbote and is a classic lovers camp , The Huaro can be located at one end of rock joined to the coast by sand that is covered by the sea : during high tides . That’s when it becomes an island . There are two beaches , one on each side of this kind of promontory. ‘ The one to the north is protected from the wind. The South has been dubbed Crescent . Both are ideal for camping. A little further south is the Gramita , a fishing cove another point which is usually very busy camp lovers . During the summer season there are restaurants that prepare ceviche and other marine delicacies fished there themselves . Northeast of the beach, which was occupied -Ce has ” 5,000 years. Soon you can see their original structures Aldas archaeological complex is located.


A number of beaches starting a journey from Snakes to about JH km to the south, in the resort of Tuquillo . These beaches lying between 121 and 129 km southeast of Chimbote has diminutive names : The Pocita , The Cocinita or Gramita . l \ are easily accessible, but it worthto you to visit them for their beauty. It is good place for diving and fishing .


A 172 km southeast of Chimbote, this is the last recommended ancashino beach coastline. It is a quiet cove with long sandy beach and sea. South beach living . Artisanal fishermen. Some of them may serve as a guide to find a good neighborhood fishing or diving


Chair is located Casma Huaraz highway , 5 km southeast of Casma. This archaeological site is one of the most important ceremonial centers of the coast and the pre-Hispanic Peru . . Sechin Bajo consists of five buildings, an underground gallery and a Half-submerged square is today the oldest structure found in Peru , with more than 5,000 years old can visit : 8h to 17h. Admission for adults is S / . 5.50, students, S / . 3 The main structure is a square temple, which has at its monolithic facade of stone carved with images of warriors flanking the main entrance. Amid the fighting , you can see stones carved with images of organs , arms and heads of victims scattered on the battlefield. ‘ The whole image aparaten staged a bloody battle , both the victors and the remains of the vanquished. Sechin Archaeological Complex that includes a low area and high area was initially explored by archaeologist Julio C Tello in 1930 the first excavations and research conducted on the site. Became clear that it was a ceremonial center and an important cultural center of its time relazados studies in recent decades by German archaeologists who have proven Sechin was inhabited 5,500 years ago



Singular and authentic on where you look and taste , the duck casmeño ceviche is a dish that no traveler should miss. Unlike a fish ceviche , is a sweaty tender duck marinated dams : orange and lemon juice , which are best culinary expression at restaurants in Casma.


Lovers of camps have on the coast of Ancash idyllic to have an unparalleled experience on the beach places. The coast of this region has at least a dozen places to camp and explore. Whimsical marine environments, archaeological sites or playing water sports. The anglers ‘ can make a delicious grilled fish


If ancashino coast beaches are ideal for fishing or camping mainly Tortugas spa , located in a cove with calm water is . Ideal for boat pasearen Place . Unlike activities like him. Diving or surfing , requiring technical and can only be done individually , so gentle a small boat tour is an experience that can be shared in – family or with a group of friends.


Located some 15 km sweated Casma , Chanquillo (also spelled : Chankilllo ) is not your typical archaeological destination. 1 Studies by the Peruvian archaeologist Ivan Ghezzi confirmed that this site was not necessarily just a strength or a cross -ceremonial , how it felt for a long time, but also a solar observatory : very . Probably the oldest dresses There are 13 towers, where the ancient Peruvians have made ​​astronomical observations about 2,300 years ago during the solstices and equinoxes. The continent. This architectural complex is situated high on a hill and comprises three thick walls of stone and concentric ovoid with five , four and three inputs respectively from the outer wall to the interior.


In 2007, it unveiled . Finding of 13 towers lined up on a hill in chanquito down from the ancient Peruvians have made ​​2,300 years ago especially solar observations during the solstices and equinoxes. Each of the towers measure two to six meters in diameter and are aligned on the edge of the hill. Each of the structures have two staircases in both north and south sides , leading to the top of the tower, for a long time no one had understood the presence of this row of towers forming thorn in the back of a dragon


Mariano Valderrama gourmet and author of several books about Peruvian cuisine , one huarique suggests that no one should overlook, on the route between pativilca casma and at the height of 345 km the raft stopped at a roadside restaurant better known as the cove the Gramita travelers who frequent the route home offers a tasty ceviche chanque fried tranboyo of cheetah and sweaty and broth ato killed first