The coastal city of Tumbes on the border with Ecuador is best known for its beaches, mangroves and tropical forests. If you want to visit the city or continue traveling in the area, it is best to take a plane. Because the Capitán FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez de Tumbes Airport is the fastest way to get from Lima to the northernmost coastal region of Peru.
In fact, many of the travelers come to Tumbes for a vacation on the beach or to surf. Surfers have one of the many opportunities in Peru to find the perfect wave. The beaches and hotels are sometimes quite far from the city, so the Tumbes airport is mainly a starting point to continue the trip. However, the city of Tumbes also offers a place worth seeing. For example, if you want to take a trip to history, you can visit the archaeological site Cabeza de Vaca. The ancient Inca city is only 5 kilometers from Tumbes. For nature lovers, the Palo Santo Ecological Park offers. In addition to the animals that live in the park, there is a viewpoint that allows a panoramic view of Tumbes and its surroundings.