PERU - TRUJILLO & CHICLAYO
From $385 per person
Based on Double Occupancy
DAY 1: LIMA - TRUJILLO
Meet and Greet upon arrival to Airport in Trujillo, and Transfer to your Hotel. Balance of day free to relax, shop, and explore charming city streets on your won, or take advantage of an optional sightseeing tour.
DAY 2: TRUJILLO CITY TOUR - HUANCHACO - CHAN CHAN
City tour of this rich Spanish colonial treasure founded in 1534
including its impressive Archaeological Museum highlighting the region's
pre-Columbian cultures. Visit Trujillo's historical center, its centuries old
aristocratic houses with their exquisite gates, convents and churches, squares
and streets which are witness to its elegant past. Enjoy Lunch in the picturesque
village of Huanchaco with beautiful water views and colorful totora reed boats.
Afternoon, visit impressive citadel of Chan-Chan, largest pre-Columbian city built
entirely of adobe bricks and magnificent ancient capital of the 13th century
Chimu Empire, the bellicose people who ruled northern Peru before their conquest by the Inkas.
DAY 3: TRUJILLO - CHICLAYO - LIMA
Morning departure for Chiclayo, charming city of Spanish colonial
architecture, modern university and scores of unique bicycle taxis. Upon
arrival, tour the world famous Bruning Archaeological Museum containing a
superb collection of Moche cultural treasures. Enjoy more than 1500 pieces from
several cultures, including a particularly priceless collection of Chimu and Vicus
textiles and ceramics, hundreds of gold objects kept in a shielded chamber, copper
funerary masks, ceremonial vases, an exquisite necklace and other jewels of the
ancient Mochica and Chimu cultures. Lunch in a charming countryside restaurant is
followed by a visit to the "Lord of Sipan" dating to the 3rd to 5th
centuries. This extraordinary untouched tomb containing the remains of a high
Mochican priest-warrior was discovered in 1987 together with ornaments, headdresses,
emblems, gold, silver and copper attires inlaid with turquoise, lapiz-lazuli,
and shells from northern Ecuador. Late afternoon, Transfer to Airport in Chiclayo for return flight to Lima or next destination.
Breakfast & Lunch Included
-Meet and Greet upon arrival to Airport in Trujillo, and Transfer to Hotel
-Two (2) Nights Hotel Accommodations
-Breakfast Daily (2)
-City Tour of Trujillo, charming Spanish colonial city dating to 1534
-Sightseeing to picturesque fishing village of Huanchaco
-Overland Transfer Trujillo to Chiclayo
-Visit of renowned Bruning Archaeological Museum
-Visit to extraordinary tomb of "The Lord of Sipan"
-Departure Transfer to Airport in Chiclayo