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Northen Kingdom

Caballitos of totora - La Libertad

5 Days, 4 Nights

  1. Arrival in Trujillo
  2. Temples of the Sun and the Moon
  3. Trujillo - Chiclayo: Bruning Museum
  4. Tucume and Lord of Sipan
  5. Chiclayo
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$ 404.00 USD

Day 1: Arrival in Trujillo

Assistance on your arrival in Trujillo, transfer to your selected hotel.

Day 2: Temples of the Sun and the Moon - Huanchaco - Chan Chan

After breakfast. Excursion 15 minutes south of Trujillo to visit the enormous adobe constructions built by the Mochica culture in the 5th century, called Temple of the Sun, considered the largest adobe pyramid in Peru, and the Temple of the Moon, housing an extensive burial ground and some fine polychrome murals in which their deity is often printed. Is believed that both were complementary, one administrative and the other religious. Proceed to Huanchaco beach, well frequented by beach-goers and surfers, you will have the opportunity to appreciate, during lunch, the local fishermen surfing the waves in their traditional "Caballitos de Totora", little reed boats used for fishing since pre Inca times, by northern Peruvians.

In the afternoon, visit the largest mud archaeological complex of the pre-Hispanic America, Chan Chan, ancient capital of the Chimu Empire (13th Century), visiting the Temple del Arco Iris (rainbow), the site museum and the Tshudi Palace.

Day 3: Trujillo - Chiclayo: Bruning Museum

Early in the morning, after breakfast, transfer to Trujillo bus station to take bus to Chiclayo (2 hours 30 minutes aprox.). Upon arrival, transfer to your selected hotel.

In the afternoon, visit the Bruning Archaeological Museum for an introduction of the History of the Lambayeque Area. The museum houses an interesting collection of textiles, jewelry and ceramics, as well as a replica of the tomb of the Lord of Sipan.

Day 4: Chiclayo: Tucume and Lord of Sipan

After breakfast, drive 40 minutes from Chiclayo to visit the archaeological complex of Tucume or Valley of the Pyramids, an important archaeological complex of the Lambayeque culture (BC 1,000 / 1,350 AD), consisting of pyramids from which the extensive pre-columbian urban site can be surveyed.
After a typical northern dishes lunch, begin excursion to the impressive necropolis of Huaca Rajada, a Mochica funeral center where a great number of tombs have been discovered and where the tombs of the Old Lord of Sipan (3rd Century) and the Lord of Sipan (5th Century), famous for its objects in gold and semi-precious stones, were unearthed in the decade of 1980' s by Peruvian archaeologists led by Dr. Walter Alva. Transfer to your selected hotel.


Transfer and assistance on your departure. End of services.

Tour Inclusions:

2 nights accommodation in Trujillo.

2 nights accommodation in Chiclayo.

In and out transfers.

All applicable taxes.

Bilingual guided tours.

Meals as indicated in the itinerary.

1 lunch at Huanchaco, Trujillo.

1 typical lunch in Chiclayo.

Bus tickets Trujillo/Chiclayo.

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