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Trujilllo and Chiclayo Tour 3 Days

$595.00

The Moche Route: Chiclayo and Trujillo tour.

SKU: TCT3D01 Category: Tags: ,

TRIP OVERVIEW

TRIP CODE: TRU3D01
TYPE SERVICE: Private Service
TYPE ITINERARY: Customize
ACTIVITIES: Cultural & History, Family Friendly
DESTINATION: Trujillo, Chiclayo

 This tour package is fully customizable according to your interest and needs.  Trujillo and Chiclayo Tour; The Moche Route
In this tour, you will enjoy and explore the diverse cultures and archaeological sites in the northern coast. You will spend one night each in Trujillo and Chiclayo. This Trujillo and Chiclayo Tour includes visits to Museum of Royal Tombs, archaeological site of Sipán and Túcume. You will also stop at Paiján between the trip to Trujillo and Chiclayo. There you will see the popular Peruvian paso horses’ colorful show. You will also visit Chan Chan which is near Trujillo and is a 500 acre complex of palaces which were built by pre-Inca Chimú culture. You will also get to see the Moche Temples of the Moon and the Sun.

Highlights

  • Explore Sipan’s Royal Tombs and discover the golden treasures of the Lords
  • Enjoy the Wonder of the Peruvian Archaeology in the North Coast
  • Across the North Peruvian desert to Trujillo and the Moche pyramids of the Sun and Moon
  • Visit the pre-Inca city of Chan Chan, and the picturesque beach resort of Huanchaco
  • Archaeology in the Northern Coast of Peru, Trujillo and Chiclayo Tour
  • The complex houses artefacts from the most illustrious rulers of the Mochica culture including the Lord of Sipan

TRIP ITINERARY

Day 1 – Arrival to Trujillo – Moon Temple & the pre-Inca city of Chan Chan
On arrival in Trujillo, assistance at the airport and transport to your hotel
At 10:00AM the tour will start, you will visit the large flat topped pyramids known as Huaca de la Luna. These pyramids were built between 0 and 800 A.D by Moche culture. These pyramids are an amazing example of long term achievement of archaeology.
Afterwards, you will head towards the coast through Trujillo to a nearby Huanchaco beach resort. Here you will try out some of Trujillo’s delicious seafood at a restaurant which overlooks the Pacific Ocean. The fishermen paddle around the sea and try to collect sea species from the Pacific Ocean while kneeling on caballitos de totora.
Then you will move towards Chimu’s capital and great center, Chan Chan. You will arrive at Chan Chan which is one of the biggest adobe cities built. Initially, it was a sequence of 9 massive palaces that belonged to Chimú realm’s successive rulers. After visiting and exploring Chan Chan, you will head back to Trujillo where you will stay for the night. Overnight at the Hotel in Trujillo
Meals included: Lunch

Day 2 – Trujillo to Chiclayo: Visit the archaeological site of El Brujo & Peruvian Paso Horses
Breakfast at hotel; pick up from the hotel at 9:00AM you will drive towards Chiclayo in a private car. Throughout this journey on the Pan-American Highway, you will witness changing scenery from coastal Peru. In this trip, you will also visit El Brujo, an archeological site on the way to Chiclayo. A tattooed priestess mummy was discovered from this site, buried with military and ceremonial accoutrements. El Brujo was also featured in the magazine of National Geographic for this discovery. After El Brujo, you will visit Huaca Cao where the governor and priestess of the people of Moche, The Lady of Cao (La Señora de Cao) were discovered. Due to the tattoos on her legs and arms, jewelry and pottery, ‘The lady of Cao’ attracts the most attention than the other tombs. This mummy has been placed at the Museum of Cao which can be directly seen from Huaca Cao. You may also visit the museum.
You will be served a delicious lunch at a Paiján hacienda. Here, you will also enjoy a beautiful and colorful exhibit of horsemanship of local Peruvian Paso Horses as well as their riders. Their art is a combination of music and dance of northern Marinera. Your journey towards Chiclayo will continue where you will stay overnight.
Overnight at the Hotel in Chiclayo
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3 – Chiclayo: Huaca Rajada and the Royal Tombs of Sipán
After a delicious pick up from the hotel at 9:00AM, you will visit Huaca Rajada complex. This comprises of 2 large pyramids which are made from adobe mud. In the front of these two pyramids is a platform with 2 royal mausoleums. The Huaca Rajada is also known as the ‘cracked pyramid’ due to all the deep gulleys battered into its edges. These eroded platforms yielded marvelous antique treasures from different tombs buried deep. These tombs belonged to the pre-Inca culture of Moche, who used to live 1,500 years ago in north coast valley of Peru.
You will head back to Chiclayo for a northern style Peru lunch. Afterwards, you will continue towards Lambayeque where you will visit Sipán Museum’s Royal Tombs. This contemporary building represents the Moche pyramid style and the main reason for its construction was keeping the priceless and stunning objects which were discovered at Sipán. You will see the incredible collections of precious and priceless objects like headdresses, ear plugs, shell and stone necklaces, images and symbols. The headdresses used to be displayed and worn at Moche ceremonies. You will also learn about the historical significance of these objects. You will also get to visit an exhibit of animated waxworks of retinue and lords of Moche court. This will allow you to get a glimpse of the dazzling and unfamiliar world of that era which thrived at the time Europe was being engulfed into the Dark Age after the fall of Roman Empire.
You trip will end with a drive to the airport in the afternoon as per your flight schedule to Lima.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

PRICES PER PERSON

HOTEL CATEGORY Single Room Double Room Triple Room
Tourist US$ 665 US$ 595 US$ 581
Superior Tourist US$ 826 US$ 672 US$ 658

Is there any additional cost for Solo Travelers?
Yes, there is an additional cost for single travelers; make an inquiry about it.

What’s included 3-day Trujillo & Chiclayo tour?

  • Accommodation: 2 night(s) in hotel(s) in Trujillo and Chiclayo
  • Excursions: Trujillo and Chiclayo
  • Entrance fees to parks and cultural sights: Trujillo and Chiclayo
  • Transfers: All airport transfers, Hotel pickup and drop-off, all transfers are assisted by English-speaking staff.
  • Transport: minivan, on foot
  • Meals: According mentioned in the itinerary
  • Local top quality English-speaking guides to accompany visits and excursions
  • 24 hour support by our local staff

Services not included

  • International airfare, domestic airfare within Peru, airport departure taxes (Approximate cost US$ 31.00 international flights, and US$ 7.40 for each domestic flight)
  • Tips on included excursions, visas, travel insurance, personal items
  • Pre & post tour accommodation
  • Spending money – allow approximately US$ 35-50 per day to cover meals, snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips and any extras

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