The Peruvian Northern at a Glance
|Tour Lenght:||06 days / 05 nights|
|Activities along the Tour:||Cultural, Archaeological.|
|Places to visit along the Tour:||Lima / Trujillo / Chiclayo.|
|Fixed Departures:||Upon request.|
|Minimun Number of Participants:||02 pax|
|Tour Price|| From: US$ 480
(Domestic Flights Not Included)
Day 01: Lima – Arrival
Reception at the airport and transfer to your selected hotel.
Day 02: Lima: City Tour & Archaeological Museum
Morning free to rest after your international travel. We recommend you to sleep long enough to be ready to start this unforgettable journey through this wonderful country. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, guided city tour by the most attractive and important sites in Lima: the "City of Kings". The tour includes Lima s Historical Center, visiting San Martin Square, the Main square, the GovernmentPalace, the City Hall, the Cathedral, the CathedralMuseum, the Church of Santo Domingo with the tombs of Saint Rose and Saint Martin of Porras and Lima s Colonial Balconies. You will visit the Convent and Church of Saint Francisco. From here, we leave Lima downtown towards the district of Pueblo Libre to visit The Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology that comprises the biggest collection of pre-Hispanic objects. Evening free to rest as the next Day our guide will pick you up very early.
Day 03: Lima / Trujillo: Temples of the Sun and the Moon - Huanchaco - Chan Chan.
Breakfast in the hotel. Departure to Trujillo by flight, arrival and transfer to the Hotel, afterwards visit to the giants 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 Chimú Empire (13th Century), visiting the Temple del Arco Iris (rainbow), the site museum and the Tshudi Palace.
Day 04: Trujillo - Chiclayo: Túcume pyramids
Early in the morning, after breakfast, transfer to the bus station to take the public bus to Chiclayo (2 hours 30 minutes aprox.). Upon arrival, transfer to your selected hotel.
After lunch, drive 40 minutes from Chiclayo to visit the archaeological complex of Túcume or Valley of the Pyramids, an important archaeological complex of the Lambayeque culture (BC 1000 / 1350 AD), consisting of pyramids from which the extensive pre-columbian urban site can be surveyed.
Day 05: Chiclayo: Huaca Rajada – Sipán Royal Tombs Museum
After a typical northern breakfast, 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. In the afternoon, visit to the Sipan Royal Tombs Museum.
Day 06: Chiclayo - Lima
Transfer and assistance on your departure to Lima.
Arrival to Lima airport and international connection.
End of services.
Tour Rates per person in US$
|First Class||US$ 1,295||US$ 785||US$ 690|
|Standard||US$ 1,009||US$ 656||US$ 551|
|Tourist||US$ 638||US$ 474||US$ 480|
- Lodging accommodation.
- Meals as mentioned in the Tour Itinerary.
- All entrance fees.
- All transfers and land transportation.
- All applicable taxes.
- All bilingual guided tours as described in the Tour Itinerary.
- Direct assistance.
- Domestic flights.
- Airport taxes.
- Baggage excess.
- Alcoholic drinks, soda or bottled mineral water.
- Personal expenses.
- International or National personal telephone calls.
We do have the lowest prices. We will meet or beat any internet published rates from companies outside Peru for all package tours. All HOTELS and TOURS are based on US standards.
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