Trujillo 3 days 2 nights

Trujillo 3 days 2 nights

DAY 1: TRUJILLO - CITY TOURS - PERUVIAN PASO HORSES

AM Transfer from the airport to the hotel.

City tour, walking through the colonial city of Trujillo. We will visit the beatiful Main Square, colonial mansions: Emancipation Mansion, Iturregui Palace, Urquiaga House (BCR Museum), and colonial churches like: La Merced Church and Cathedral. Like being transported to the colonial times, we will stroll trough the Plazuela El Recreo.

Then we visit the PERUVIAN PASO HORSES Hacienda. Enjoy the great and smooth gait of the peruvian paso horse, considered the best sadle horse of the world. During the exhibition you will also see some typical dance called Marinera. 

Hotel accommodation in Trujillo.

DAY 2: PYARMIDS OF THE SUN AND THE MOON - CHAN CHAN - HUANCHACO

Our archaeological expedition starts visiting the PYRAMIDS OF THE SUN AND THE MOON, both pyramids are of great importance, the Sun Pyramid was the administrative center, while the Moon Pyramid was the religious and ritual center, that is why, its walls are beautifully decorated with motifs of the moche god Ai-apaec, dragons, and snakes, all of them very well preserved. Then we visit the SITE MUSEUM OF HUACAS DE MOCHE, here we see the objects found during the excavations.

huacas de moche

Now it is time to meet the Chimu, and one the temples of the Chan Chan route: HUACA DRAGON (RAINBOW TEMPLE). Then we go to the biggest citadel made of mud bricks in the world: CHAN CHAN, Chimu capital. Here we go inside the Nikan Palace, one of the 9 palaces that comprise the complex.

nikan chan chan trujillo

We end the tour in HUANCHACO, traditional fishing village, where we will see the famous "little reed horses", canoes made of reed which date from pre columbian times and are still used by the local fishermen.

Return to Trujillo.

Hotel accommodation in Trujillo.

huanchaco peru

DAY 3: EL BRUJO COMPLEX- CAO MUSEUM 

AM We travel north, to the EL BRUJO ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPLEX. We visit the HUACA CAO VIEJO, that follows the moche style of colorful mural paitings, this time we see warriors, prisioners, and diferent moche figures, that were part of their rituals and myths. We will also see Huaca Prieta and Huaca Partida. Finally we visit the CAO MUSEUM, which displays the ornaments found in Huaca Cao Viejo together with the mummy of the LADY OF CAO, moche shaman and ruler, which arms and legs are full of ritual tattoos, than can be clearly seen.  

brujo cao museum peru

Return to Trujillo.

Transfer to the airport or bus terminal.

INCLUDED:

  • Transfers airport - hotel - airport
  • Breakfast
  • 02 nights Hotel accommodation in Trujillo.
  • Transportation for the tours.
  • English speaking guide.
  • All tickets.

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