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ARCHAEOLOGICAL TRUJILLO
Chan Chan, La Libertad


   4 Days / 3 Nights

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  1. Arrival in Trujillo
  2. Sol y Luna - Huanchaco - Chan Chan
  3. Brujo Complex
  4. Trujillo

 

Day 1: Arrival in Trujillo

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

Day 2: Sol y Luna - Huanchacho - 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 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 during lunch.
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, the site museum and the Tshudi Palace.

Day 3: Brujo Complex

After breakfast, drive 30 minutes north from Trujillo to the archaeological complex of El Brujo (the Shaman) containing three large buildings constructed in different eras: Huaca Prieta, the oldest construction on Peruvian coast; Huaca El Brujo, a pyramid from the Mochica culture and Huaca Cao Viejo, with an old Christian church. Actually, scientific works are being done on its magnificent and recently discovered remains. Return to your selected hotel for overnight.

Day 4: Trujillo

Transfer and assistance on your departure. End of services.

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Photos:

Totora ponies, La Libertad
Marinera Norteña   Trujillo

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IATA

(International Air Transport Association)
Affiliation Code: 91-5-008-0
Telephone Number: (+511) 222-4353

COTAL
(Latin America Confederation of Travel Organizations)
Affiliation Code: AC1812
Telephone Number: (+5411) 4393-5696 (based in Argentina)

APAVIT
(Peruvian Association of Travel Agencies)
Affiliation Code: AO683
Telephone Number: 011-511-433-1111

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