Treasures of Peru Nothside
Highlights / General details
In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel to visit the “Huaca del Sol y la Luna” and its treasure. On arriving at Moche valley, will be greeted by a traditional family descended from the ancient Moche people. Then you will see various artifacts and tombs of the Moche culture in the site museum Moche, which displays different utensils and pottery of highly artistic. Visit the impressive Pyramid of the Moon, the center of power in the north coast of Peru during Moche times. Watch the amazing group of frescoes in one of the adobe walls of the Temple of the Moon unearthed by archaeologists.
Then, you will visit the the Archaeological Complex of Chan Chan, this prehispanic urban center is the largest mud city of pre-Hispanic America. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986. Chan Chan was the capital of the Chimu Kingdom and originally covered more than 20 km2. Archaeologists estimate that housed more than 100 thousand people. In its structure there are houses, warehouses, shops, streets, walls and pyramidal temples. Its enormous walls are ornately decorated with geometric figures, stylized animals and mythological beings.
Finally, transfer to Huanchaco, ancient fishing village, where they appreciate the old ships called "Caballitos de Totora" with which it maintains the ancient tradition of artisanal fisheries. Lunch included.
Private Guided Tour; Lunch; Entrance Tickets.
Hours of operation
Available: Daily; Recommended time: 8:00am.
Approximately 7 hours.
Please be ready 15 minutes earlier at hotel’s lobby. We ask our clients to be ready with time, because your pick up will depend on the location of your hotel, so take the departure time as referential for 15 minutes more or less.
The tour starts in the City of Trujillo and ends in Chiclayo City, take note for hotel reservations and check-out with luggage.
A Minimum of 2 passengers is required for tour to operate.
Guest is required to call our headquarters at least 48 hours ahead of the tour date to confirm their hotel information for pick up.
This tour can be adapted into an accessible tour, depending on the disability, upon request.
Tours may be cancelled if the weather makes the tour dangerous. In this case, if we are unable to reschedule the tour, we will issue a full credit or refund.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**