Tesoros Treasures from the North II

Duration

8 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Trujillo

Available

January 2020 / December 2020

Cities to visit: Trujillo, Chiclayo, Chachapoyas, Amazonas,

Detailed day by day description

Introduction

Dear Traveler: thank you for choosing us to perform this Tour! We hope you enjoy your trip.

Here we give you a guidance on their tour with the information that we believe may be of your interest. The information is indicative, may exist variations on designated hours.

TRANSFER from the airport, if you have it included or purchasing. Our transfer will be waiting for you with a poster on behalf of Owner or its name to the output of the custom (after collecting your luggage)..

Remember to inform us by phone if you lost your connection flight or expected delay of their arrival, in your VOUCHER figure the phone of the transfer.

Day

Arrival to Trujillo City, reception and transfer to your hotel. Lodging.

Breakfast. Departure toward the “Templos del Sol y de la Luna” (Sun and Moon Temples or pyramids), build with millions of adobes (earthen bricks). These are the largest pre-Columbian structures in South America, where impressive friezes of interesting colors were discovered that can be witnessed at the Moon Pyramid. Afterwards visit to Chan Chan Citadel, this well-planned metropolis, the antique capital of the Chimu Empire, was totally build with adobe or earthen bricks. A stop will be made at the Huaca Dragon (4 kilometers North of Trujillo) for visiting this pyramidal adobe temple consecrated to the Rainbow, with beautiful bas reliefs and a small archeological museum. Lunch and visit to Huanchaco Beach. In the afternoon, visit to “El Brujo”, a significant two-square kilometer Mochica Complex, located in Casa Grande and Cartavio sugarcane fields (La Libertad). These findings include bas relief friezes representing scenes from the magical and religious Mochica’s world. Return to the hotel. At fixed time transfer to the bus station for your trip to Chiclayo City. Upon arrival, reception and transfer to your hotel. Lodging.

Breakfast. Early in the morning, visit to Tucume – Pyramids Valley, important archeological complex that encloses 26 pyramids and which is located 33 kilometers North of Chiclayo. According to the legends, Cala, descendant of the mythical Naylamp, God of the ancient Chimu civilization, ruled on this valley. A Site Museum is located here. Visitors strolling by the pyramids can find on their way pottery and beads fragments. Afterwards, visit to the “Tumbas Reales” Museum located in Lambayeque, where the tomb found in 1987 became the most significant finding in the Western Hemisphere, and in the 1990’s the most valuable tombs series discovered worldwide during this century were found in this site. The Museum’s structures resemble a truncated pyramid formed by five prisms, with three floor levels, and its inside lodges a reconstruction of the Lord of Sipan’s Tomb. During this visit you will see gold pieces, pottery and jewelry. Lodging.

In the morning, departure from Chiclayo to Chachapoyas (2344 masl) by car or in a private air-conditioned bus. Arrival at the evening. Lunch box.
Upon arrival, transfer to El Chillo Hostel for dinner and lodging (L/D).

After breakfast, tour to Revash, funerary buildings located over a mountain. Afterwards visit to the Centro Mallqui Museum that holds a collection of 200 mummies found in the Cóndores Lagoon. Return to the hostel for dinner and lodging. (B/L/D)

After breakfast, tour to Kuelap, impressive Pre-Inca fortress located on the mountaintop at 3080 masl. Although Kuelap was discovered sixty years before Machu Picchu Citadel’s discovery, it is not as well known worldwide. Nevertheless, recent and significant archeological findings in nearby areas related with Kuelap and its history have called the attention of archeologists, international reviews and filming companies. Lunch box. Dinner and lodging at El Chillo Hostel.

In the morning departure to Chiclayo. Snack lunch. Arrival in the afternoon and transfer to your hotel. Lodging.

Breakfast. Early in the morning, visit to Tucume – Pyramids Valley, important archeological complex that encloses 26 pyramids and which is located 33 kilometers North of Chiclayo. According to the legends, Cala, descendant of the mythical Naylamp, God of the ancient Chimu civilization, ruled on this valley. A Site Museum is located here. Visitors strolling by the pyramids can find on their way pottery and beads fragments. Afterwards, visit to the Tumbas Reales Museum located in Lambayeque, where the tomb found in 1987 became the most significant finding in the Western Hemisphere, and in the 1990’s the most valuable tombs series discovered worldwide during this century were found in this site. The Museum’s structures resemble a truncated pyramid formed by five prisms, with three floor levels, and its inside lodges a reconstruction of the Lord of Sipan’s Tomb. During this visit, you will see gold pieces, pottery and jewelry. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.


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