North Peruvian Archaeology

Lima • Barranca • Huaraz • Trujillo • Chiclayo • Lima

01

… / LIMA

Welcome to Peru!
Upon arrival at the International Airport of Lima (Jorge Chavez) a representative of Peru 4×4 adventures/Domiruth Travel Service will be awaiting for you, then transfer to hotel. Arrival & Check inn. Short briefing about the expedition and the usage of the 4×4 units, as well as safety regulations etc.
Note: Check In 15:00 hrs.
Overnight. (-)

Lima: 154 masl

02

LIMA – CARAL – BARRANCA (TOTAL KMS LIMA – BARRANCA 192 KMS))

Breakfast.
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)

Note: We recommend you to take with you a Box Lunch (Not included in the price)
Barranca: 49 masl

03

BARRANCA – CHAVIN DE HÚANTAR – HUARAZ

Breakfast.
Departure to visit the Archaeological City of Chavín de Huántar. Belonging to the pre-Incan Chavin culture. In the western facade of the temple, Stone carved heads were nailed; simulating monstrous looking sculptures are excellent examples of lithic art of the Chavin Culture. In one of its interior galleries is the famous (Lanzón) Monolith, of 4.53 m. high. The archaeological site of Chavín was declared a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1985. We will also make a brief visit to the local Museum. Transfer to Huaraz city.
Overnight. (B)

Note: We recommend you to take with you a Box Lunch (Not included in the price)
Huaraz: 3,052 masl

04

HUARAZ – LLANGANUCO – YUNGAY – HUARAZ
Breakfast at hotel. Departure to visit the Llanganuco lagoons, turquoise lagoons which are famous in Peru and the world, located 84 kilometres northeast of Huaraz in the Huascaran National Park. Then we continue our visit to the ancient city Yungay buried by the quake and mudslide on 1970. Now a World Heritage Site. Return to the hotel and overnight. (B)
Note: We recommend you to take with you a Box Lunch (Not included in the price)
Huaraz: 3,052 masl

05

HUARAZ – CASMA – SECHIN – TRUJILLO

Breakfast.
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.
Overnight. (B)

Note: We recommend you to take with you a Box Lunch (Not included in the price)
Trujillo: 34 masl

06

TRUJILLO

Breakfast at hotel. Early departure to visit the Huaca Arco Iris or Dragon and Emerald, 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)
Trujillo: 34 masl

07

TRUJILLO – CHICLAYO (Total Kms Trujillo – Chiclayo 204 Kms
Breakfast. Early transfer to the city of Chiclayo, on route we will visit the Archaeological Museum of La Señora de Cao which is one of the most important ancient archaeological sites of the northern coast of Peru. It is located in the Chicama River Valley; this complex is a ceremonial center where you can see the legacy of 5,000 years of occupation. We will also make a brief visit to the local Museum of the site. Then we continue our journey to the Colonial City of Zaña and finally visit the Huaca Rajada Complex, this archaeological complex is the repository of many burial chambers, where they found the remains of the Moche Lords. The set is made up of two pyramids joined by a platform, where there was much evidence of gold, many pieces of its skeleton covered was covered by golden objects: a breastplate, bracelets and the sceptre of command, in addition to clothing also jewellery. Arrival at the hotel in Chiclayo. Overnight. (B)
Note: We recommend you to take with you a Box Lunch (Not included in the price)
Chiclayo: 27 masl

08

CHICLAYO

Breakfast. 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 Pyramids and the Museum of Túcume, Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum. Return to Chiclayo.
Overnight. (B)

Note: We recommend you to take with you a Box Lunch (Not included in the price)
Chiclayo: 27 masl

09

CHICLAYO – LIMA / …
Breakfast. Transfer to airport to board the scheduled flight to Lima. Arrival and assistance to address the international flight. (B)

Include

  • 08 Nights of lodging in the selected hotels.
  • Breakfast in all destinations.
  • Transfer in/out in Lima.
  • 4×4 unit from day 02 till 08.
  • Visit to the Sacred City of Caral + Paramonga Fortress.
  • Archaeological City of Chavín de Huántar + Local Museum.
  • Llanganuco Lagoon + Yungay Town.
  • Archaeological complex of Sechin.
  • Casma Town.
  • Visit to Huaca Dragon + Chan Chan + Temples of the Sun and the Moon.
  • Archaeological Complex of Dama de Cao + Zaña + Huaca Rajada.
  • Historic Sanctuary “Bosque de Pomac” + Museum of Tucume + Señor de Sipan Museum.
  • Fuel during the whole route.
  • Driver during the whole route.
  • Road taxes throughout the whole route.
  • Oxygen Tank.
  • GPS.
  • First aid kit.
  • Unlimited kilometres.
  • Leather seats.
  • Tablets and medicines for height sickness.

Not Included

  • Air tickets national and international
  • Entrance tickets to the tourist attractions (With exception to the excursions mentioned in the list of what is included)
  • Local guides in all cities (Only for those mentioned in the list which are included)
  • Travel insurance.
  • Extras.
  • Overweight in Luggage.
  • Tips.
  • Alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.
  • Not specified meal
  • Personal charges
  • Other not specified

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