Tourist Information in Máncora

Oficina de Turismo

Lacks resources and isn't as useful as the government-run iPerú tourist centers, but this office run by the local government will try to answer your questions if possible.
Tourist Information in Tumbes


Sernanp is the government department in charge of administering the Reserva de Biosfera del Noroeste region. You will need to get permission papers from it to visit any of the protected areas on your own; these are …
Police in Trujillo

Policía de Turismo

Shockingly helpful, the tourist police wear white shirts around town and some deputies speak English, Italian and/or French. This is their information office, but if you need to make a report you'll have to go to th…
Internet in Huanchaco

Internet Huanchaco

A one-stop shop where you can do your laundry and get online, or even get a haircut while you wait. Cheapest laundry in town – if you are prepared to wait for natural drying, it's just S10 per load, or S16 with mach…
Tourist Information in Chiclayo


The best spot for tourist info in town; there's an additional office at the airport and one at the Museo Tumbas Reales de Sipán in Lambayeque. If it's closed, hit up the tour agencies.
Tourist Information in Piura


A very helpful branch of the federal government's tourism information offices. It is tucked down a corridor off the road. Has maps and comprehensive transport information. The airport also has an iPerú counter.
Tourist Information in North Coast

Tourist Information Office

The small tourist information office at the Huancabamba bus station has an elementary map of the area and a list of accredited brujos (witch doctors) and curanderos (healers).
Medical in Trujillo

Clínica Peruano Americana

Offers some of the best general medical care in town, with English-speaking doctors. It charges according to your means, so let the clinic know if you don’t have medical insurance.
Police in Piura

Policia de Turismo

Dedicated police force for visitors. This is the place to report robberies. It's behind the main police station – the Comisaría de Piura.
Hospital in Máncora

Medical Center

If you get stung by a ray or break a bone, head to this full-service clinic at the far northern entrance to town.