Moche Archaeological Tour

Lima • Trujillo • Chiclayo • Lima

01

… / LIMA

Welcome to Peru!
Arrival to Lima´s airport, reception and transfer to the hotel in Miraflores district, check in (15:00 hours).
Overnight. ( – )

Lima: 154 masl

02

LIMA –  TRUJILLO

Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer to the airport to board your flight to Trujillo. Arrival, reception and transfer to the hotel to leave your luggage in custody. Rest of morning at leisure.
In the afternoon, city tour visiting the beautiful colonial mansions in Trujillo and marvel at their well-preserved and imposing portals, balconies and churches. The visit includes the Archaeological Museum of the “Universidad Nacional de Trujillo” for an overview of the regions pre-Columbian cultures.
Return to the hotel and overnight. (B)Lima • Trujillo •  Chiclayo • Lima

Trujillo: 34 masl

03

TRUJILLO

Breakfast at hotel.
At the morning, visit the Sun and the Moon amazing pyramids, the center of power in the Trujillo Valley during Moche ancient times. Get impress in front of a stunning set of mud-brick friezes on the walls of the Temple of the Moon. Then visit to a traditional family that descends from Mochica people.
Later visit the “Arco Iris Temple” or “Dragon ceremonial Temple”, from the Chimu culture. Drive to the seaside town of Huanchaco and watch the local fishermen on their traditional “Caballitos de Totora” or reed boats. Lunch in Huanchaco (Is not included) and then you will visit the ancient mud-brick City of Chan Chan. This place was home to 100,000 habitants who stubbornly resisted the expansion of the Inca Empire. The archaeological remains of Chan Chan, 6 Km. (3.7 miles) northeast of Trujillo, are rather well preserved although built with mud bricks (“adobe”). Return to the hotel.
Overnight (B).

Trujillo: 34 masl

04

TRUJILLO – CHICLAYO

Breakfast at hotel.
Departure in private vehicle to El Brujo pyramid located 34 Km north of Trujillo in the Chicama Valley. Rises about 98 feet above the surrounding desert and covers an area of roughly 330 by 330 feet. It was built with tens of thousands of adobe bricks. It walls are covered with polychrome reliefs that show war motifs, its goods, animals, plants and net-fishing. Just some years ago, a well preserved tattooed mummy of a young woman, who belongs to the Moche Royalty, has been discovered deep inside El Brujo pyramid. She has been called “Señora de Cao” and she is exhibited in the Lady of Cao Museum. Continue towards the city of Chiclayo. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight (B).

Chiclayo: 27 masl

05

CHICLAYO

Breakfast at hotel.
Visit one of the best protected dry forest areas and home to a range of wildlife, including many endemic and threatened species such as the: Andean or Spectacled Bear, Andean Condor, White-winged Guan, Sechuran Fox, Guanaco, Tumbes Tyrant. The reserve is named for the spectacular Chaparri Mountain that dominates the landscape; this mountain was sacred for the Muchik people and is still revered by Shamans throughout Peru. It is now a model community-led conservation and ecotourism project where local people benefit from protecting their natural resources. Additionally Chaparri is the centre for scientific investigation into dry forest ecosystems and the species that live there.
Overnight (B).

Chiclayo: 27 masl

06

CHICLAYO – LIMA / …

Breakfast at hotel.
In the morning excursion to the Túcume pyramids, an imposing 26 pyramids site of the Lambayeque culture. Afterwards, visit the brand new Tumbas Reales Museum and discover the historical richness there.
According time transfer to the airport to board your local flight to Lima (Not included). (B)

Lima: 154 masl

Include

 

  • Transfer in and out from / to Lima, Trujillo and Chiclayo.
  • Private transportation from Trujillo/Chiclayo.
  • Lodging for 05 nights at the hotels + breakfast.
  • City tour in Trujillo.
  • Sun and Moon Huacas + Dragon Huaca (Arco Iris) + Huanchaco + Chan Chan.
  • El Brujo Complex (Lady of Cao).
  • Visit the Chaparri Reserve.
  • Visit the Túcume + Tumbas Reales Museum.
  • Meals mentioned or according to the itinerary.
  • Personal assistance.

Not Included

 

  • Air tickets national and international
  • Travel insurance.
  • Overweight in Luggage.
  • Alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.
  • Not specified meal
  • Personal charges
  • Other not specified

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