07:00 hrs departure in 4×4 heading out on the northern Panamerican Highway to visit the Sacred City of Caral, the Oldest City in America. Continued, we visit the Fortress of Paramonga; archaeological site belonging to the Chimu culture which later was occupied by the Inca Cacique. Return to Barranca, a small city that lives on trade. Overnight. (B)
Breakfast in the hotel.
Departure to visit the archaeological complex of Sechin is one of the most important archaeological monuments of Peru, because of their age and architectural beauty. Corresponds to the Formative period, 1800-200 BC. It was discovered in 1937 by archaeologist Julio César Tello.
At the site also visit the Museum of Max Uhle site, which showcases the most important pieces obtained from the archaeological excavations and provides an overview of the history of the town of Casma. On route we will visit the city of eternal sunshine “Casma” then transfer to the city of Trujillo, also called “City of Eternal Spring”. Arrival at Trujillo check inn at the hotel.
Breakfast in the hotel.
Early departure to visit the Huaca Arco Iris or Dragon, which belong to the archaeological tourism circuit of Chan Chan. Continue to visit the largest mud city in northern Peruvian city of Chan Chan, Nikan or Tschudi Palace and its museum. Finally, we visit the Temples of the Sun and the Moon which were constructed by the Moche culture (500 years before Christ). It is said that these pyramids 130 feet tall, are the largest adobe construction on the American continent.
Return to the hotel. Overnight. (B)
Breakfast at hotel.
Early departure to visit the Historic Sanctuary “Bosque de Pomac”, in this place are preserved forest species typical of dry forest and 36 pyramids of the Moche Culture then visit the interpretation centre. Then continue to Lambayeque to visit the Sicán Museum, Pyramids and the Museum of Túcume, Royal Tombs of Sipán Museum. Return to Chiclayo. Overnight. (B)
At fixed time departure from Chiclayo in 4×4 units with direction to Chachapoyas, taking the road Fernando Belaunde Terry. We will pass by Motupe, Olmos, Pedro Ruiz and Cocachimba cities and all the microclimates as well as its geographical contrasts. After 7 hours journey we arrive to this beautiful city. Check in at the hotel. Overnight. (B, BXL)
After breakfast, we go towards the Fortress of Kuelap in our private transportation. We will have a cableway tour with fantastic views of the steep Andean mountains. Lunch included in the surrounding area. Excursion to the fortress of Kuelap, a spectacular city with pre-inca walls, hidden between mountains.
Even though Kuelap was found 60 years before Machu Picchu it is not as well known. Although through recent discoveries and its history, it has captured the attention of archaeologists and many people around the world. Return by cableway to the station. Transfer to the city of Chachapoyas. Overnight. (B)
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