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Celendín is a city in the Department of Cajamarca & Region of Celendín.

Get in[edit]

There are several buses daily from Cajamarca that should not cost more than 10 soles, & twice weekly from Leimebamba. There are daily buses from Chachapoyas to Leimebamba. There are also combis (S/.10) that leave when they fill up and collectivos (S/.15).

Get around[edit]

Celendín is small so walking is easy, there are also mototaxis and taxis that cost S/.1 to anywhere in town.



  • Llanguat hot springs are about an hour from Celendin by car or three hours hiking. It has a semi-tropical climate so bug spray is necessary. Camping spots are available and you can ask the owner to make you dinner but there will not be many options--chicken or chicken.
  • Chachapoyas ruins can also be accessed from Celendin, then you can return by bus to chiclayo or continue on to Iquitos to get the full jungle tour.



There are lots of restaurants of varying prices.



  • Hospedaje, with parking, café & tours.
  • Naranja Mecanica is the most comfortable hostal in town and is only a block off the plaza. If they are full, there are other places to stay as well.

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