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Bosque de Pómac – Batan Grande

The «Santuario Histórico Bosque de Pómac» (Historical Sanctuary Bosque de Pómac) emerged from the «Zona Reservada de Batán Grande» Bosque de Pómac, Batan Grande(Reserved Zone Batán Grande) to preserve the landscape-cultural unity of the tropical dry forest with the archaeological complex Sican. The protected area includes the world's largest and densest forest with carob trees and 36 truncated pyramids of the Sican culture. In 1995, the «Señor de Sicán» with his gold mask was discovered in the «Huaca El Oro» pyramid.

Geographical locationBosque de Pomac, Batan Grande

40 km northeast of Chiclayo.

Altitude

From 80 to 300 m.

Extension

5887,38 ha.


Climate of the nearby city of Ferreñafe:

Average temperature

January: 25,1 °C, February: 25,9 °C, March: 26 °C, April: 24,8 °C, May: 23 °C, June: 21,2 °C, July: 20,2 °C, August: 19,6 °C, September: 19,8 °C, October: 20,6 °C, November: 21,4 °C, December: 23,7 °C.

 

Average high and low temperature

January: 30,3 °C / 20 °C, February: 31,1°C / 20,7 °C, March: 31,3 °C / 20,7 °C, April: 30 °C / 19,6 °C, May: 27,8 °C / 18,3 °C, June: 25,7 °C / 16,7 °C, July: 24,7 °C / 15,7 °C, August: 24,2 °C / 15,1 °C, September: 23,9 °C / 15,7 °C, October: 25,3 °C / 15,9 °C, November: 26,4 °C / 16,5 °C, December: 29,5 °C / 17,9 °C.

 

Average rainfall

January: 2 mm, February: 5 mm, March: 18 mm, April: 4 mm, May: 1 mm, June: 0 mm, July: 1 mm, August: 0 mm, September: 0 mm, October: 2 mm, November: 1 mm, December: 1 mm.

Source of statistical data: climate-data.org.

Photo: ANDINA.



Travel programs:
Rundreise Nordperu   PTW-PER006

Northern Peru

13 days / 12 nights

Round trip: Lima, Chiclayo, Chachapoyas, Karajía, Kuelap, Leymebamba, Gocta, Tarapoto, Lamas, Lago Lindo, Laguna Azul, Tarapoto, Lima.

     
Tumbas Reales del Señor de Sipan   PTW-CHT001

Chiclayo  and Surroundings

5 days / 4 nights

Huaca Rajada, Tucume, Museum Tumbas Reales de Sipán, Bosque de Pomac (Batan Grande), Museum Sicán, Chaparri, City tour in Chiclayo and witch market.

     
Huanchaco   PTW-CHT002

Trujillo and Chiclayo

8 days / 7 nights

Pyramid of the Sun, Pyramid of the Moon, Chan Chan, Huanchaco, City tour in Trujillo, El Brujo, Museum La Señora de Cao, Huaca Rajada, Tucume, Museum Tumbas Reales de Sipán, Bosque de Pomac (Batan Grande), Museum Sicán, Chaparri, City tour in Chiclayo and witch market.











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