Great Moche and Inca 5 days 4 nights

Great Moche and Inca 5 days 4 nights

(Trujillo - Chiclayo - Cajamarca)

DAY 1: TRUJILLO - TEMPLES OF THE SUN AND THE MOON - CHAN CHAN - HUANCHACO

AM Transfer from the airport or bus terminal in Trujillo to the hotel.

We start the excursion visiting the HUACA DRAGON (RAINBOW TEMPLE), built by the Chimu people, then we head to CHAN CHAN CITADEL, Chimu capital, which is a colossal citadel and the largest made of mud bricks in the world and is part of UNESCO Heritage.

chan chan la libertad

We end the tour in HUANCHACO, fishing village where the famous "little reed horses" is a delightful to watch, these ancient pre Columbian canoes, were used by the Moche people and are still used by fishermen of Huanchaco.

huanchaco trujillo beach

We visit the TEMPLES OF THE SUN AND MOON, Moche capital, in the TEMPLE OF THE MOON, we observe colorful murals with mythical representations of their rituals, and their Moche God Ai-Paec. After that we visit THE HUACAS DE MOCHE MUSEUM, where several objects such as ceramics and fine metalwork found during excavations of the Moche Temples Project can be seen.moon pyramid trujillo peru

We return to Trujillo.

Hotel accommodation in Trujillo.

DAY 2: EL BRUJO COMPLEX - MUSEUM OF THE LADY OF CAO - CHICLAYO

AM Our route takes us to the valley of Chicama, here we will get to learn about THE BRUJO ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPLEX. We visit Huaca Cao Viejo, that follows the Moche style with polychrome murals depicting warriors and their prisoners, and designs of the Moche worldview, both ritual and mythology. Huaca Prieta and Huaca Partida can be observed also, and finally we visit the MUSEUM OF CAO, where we find the ornaments and the mummified body of the Lady of Cao, priestess found in Huaca Cao, whose arms and legs show details of ritual tattoos, denoting their importance in the Moche kingdom.

brujo cao trujillo

We will travel to Chachapoyas by VIP bus.

Hotel accommodation in Chiclayo.

DAY 3: CHICLAYO: HUACA RAJADA (CRACKED PYRAMID) - TUCUME PYRAMIDS - ROYAL TOMBS OF SIPAN MUSEUM

Upon arrival in Chiclayo, transfer to the hotel.

AM Departure to HUACA RAJADA (CRACKED PYRAMID), an important place for the Moche people. Here is where the Lord of Sipan was found together with all his rich tomb (fine gold jewerly). Also we visit the SITE MUSEUM.

huaca rajada sipan

We visit the TUCUME PYRAMIDS, located on the Leche Valley. This big complex comprises 26 pyramids of the Sican or Lambayeque culture. Here also it is possible to hike to the advantage point to see the valley and the majestic pyramids. We will stop at the TUCUME MUSEUM to make a visi

tucume

Finally we will visit the ROYAL TOMBS OF SIPAN MUSEUM, located in Lambayeque, the museum keeps inside the artifacts found in Sipan in the tomb of Sipan. We will be absolutely delighted with the fine art of methal work and beauty of gold and silver, which are one of the richest treasures of the world.

lord of sipan trujillo chiclayo

Return to Chiclayo.

Bus Chiclayo Cajamarca.

DAY 4: CAJAMARCA CITY TOUR  - INCAS RANSOM ROOM - INCA BATHS - OTUZCO WINDOWS

During the city tour, we walk and visit the Plaza de Armas, Temples: The Cathedral, San Francisco Church and Bethlehem; the Archaeological, Ethnographic and Medical Museum; Fourth Rescue, Cerro Santa Apolonia, natural advantage point. Then we will visit the INCA BATHS and thermal water wells.

In the afternoon, we will go to visit the OTUZCO WINDOWS (Cemetery Necropolis of Cajamarca Culture).

otuzco cajamarca

Hotel accommodation in Cajamarca.

DIA 5: CUMBE MAYO 

Early in the morning, we visit CUMBE MAYO, making a stop at the Mirador de Bellavista (natural viewpoint), Layzon, Forest rocks or Fraylones (natural rock formations that looks like big monks due to erosion), The Sanctuary, the caves, the Stone of the Sacrifice, ceremonial altars, petroglyphs and hydraulic pre Inca Canal 3,000 years old.

Cumbemayo Cajamarca

Transfer to the airport or bus terminal.

INCLUDED:

  • Transfers airport - hotel - airport
  • Breakfast
  • 01 Night Hotel accommodation in Trujillo.
  • 01 Night Hotel accommodation in Chiclayo
  • 01 Night Hotel accommodation in Cajamarca.
  • Bus Trujillo Chiclayo VIP
  • Bus Chiclayo Cajamarca VIP 
  • Transport for the tours.
  • English speaking guide.
  • All entry tickets.

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