Sun, happiness, color and secrets of ancient civilizations await us in northern Peru, birthplace of the Moche Civilization.
One of the most famous places in Peru awaits us to dazzle travelers with its impressive buildings erected in the most inhospitable landscapes.
Feel like an adventurer and discover the wonders and secrets of a lost civilization. Discover the mysteries of the pyramids and tombs, feeling the magic that emanates from the place.
We are sure that you will be amazed at the rich historical and cultural heritage of the area’s museums and archaeological sites.
All the mysteries of the Moche Culture, its art, its ceramics, will be revealed in this 5 days tour. We just need you to awaken his adventurous spirit.
Our staff will pick up passengers upon arrival at the Lima airport, for their assistance and transfer to the hotel.
Rest of the day free to enjoy the city.
In the morning, we will visit two of the best museums in the country. First we will know the Museum of Archeology and Anthropology that will offer us a panoramic view of the most representative cultures that populated ancient Peru.
Later we will move to the Larco Museum, an 18th century mansion built on a 6th century pre-Columbian pyramid where we will find an impressive collection of archaeological pieces and treasures that have been exhibited in the most prestigious museums of the world. Among all them stand out the warehouse and the unique exhibition of erotic ceramics of the pre-Columbian era.
Transfer to the airport for our departure to Chiclayo. Upon arrival, assistance and transfer to the hotel.
We will begin the tour with a visit to Huaca Rajada, an archaeological site where the treasures of the Lord of Sipán were discovered.
Continue to the Valley of the Pyramids in Tucume, an impressive urban center, the most important of its time, located only 33 km. of Chiclayo. According to the legend of God Naylamp and Queen Cetemi, they came from the sea to build the city around the hill of La Raya, an outstanding rocky elevation of the area.
We will have lunch in a restaurant in the area where we will taste some of the most wonderful and traditional dishes of the local gastronomy, a festival of flavors for our palates.
The day ends visiting the Museum of the Royal Tombs of Sipán, inaugurated in 2002 and which is known as the “Museum of the 21st Century”.
Its architectural design simulates the original tomb and inside it houses a collection of treasures in gold, silver and precious stones of exceptional beauty.
It is probably a visit that you will never forget.
Our mocha culture tour continues in private transportation to Trujillo. Throughout 3 hours of travel we will enjoy beautiful valleys and landscapes, until arriving at the height of the Casa Grande ranch where we will deviate to know La Huaca de El Brujo, known by this name for the polychrome friezes of its walls.
In the surroundings we will see a huge pre-Inca cemetery that is still in the excavation phase. From this point we will move to the Museum of the Lady of Cao where the mummy of the same name, discovered a few years ago, and possibly a prominent ruler of the Moche Culture.
Upon arrival, passengers will be installed in their corresponding hotels and can enjoy the rest of the afternoon free to walk around the city.
We’ll start visiting Huaca de La Luna, just 5 km from the city, a beautiful architectural and urban settlement that stands out for its superposed temples and polychrome friezes.
In the afternoon, after visiting Temple of the Dragon, we will arrive to the largest mud city in South America: Chan Chan, the capital of the mighty Chimu Empire.
We will continue our way to Huanchaco Cove, famous for its Totora Horse. At this point we will stop for lunch at one of the best fish and seafood restaurants in the area.
Once finished, we will transfer to the airport for our departure to Lima.