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Peru Land Tours
Lima, Machu Picchu, Cusco and Puno
Trujillo - Chiclayo Extension Tour (3d/2n)
Lima offers tourists great attractions and all of the comforts a traveler is seeking. The rich history of the city, its beautiful beaches, great
museums, and delicious cuisine are just some of the delights you
can find in the "City of the Kings".
Cusco is a magical city filled with history and beauty. From the
stunning churches in the Plaza de Armas to the Incan ruins and
the gorgeous landscape of the Sacred Valley, this is treasured
spot that should not be missed.
TRUJILLO AND CHICLAYO
3 days / 2 nights
- Day 1: LIMA / TRUJILLO
Upon arrival in Trujillo, meet and transfer to selected hotel
- Day 2: TRUJILLO
Panoramic visit of the city center surrounded by colonial mansions. We will visit the main square and two colonial mansions: La Casa Urquiaga (now Banco de la Reserva) and La Casa de La Emancipación. Also we will visit Archeology, Anthropology and History Muesum of the National University of Trujillo, which exhibits ceramic objects, jewelry, clothing, and feather mosaic. Continue to visit the Huaca del Sol and Huaca de la Luna. Huaca del Sol functioned as the political-administrative center, and Huaca de la Luna as the ceremonial center.
Lunch at Huanchaco, one of the most popular beaches along the coast of Peru for surfers. Here you will see the traditional rafts called the "caballitos de totora" (little horses of totora reeds), used by the fishermen in the north coast of Peru since pre-Columbian times, still navigate these waters.
In the afternoon we will visit Chan Chan: this pre-Hispanic urban center represents the largest mud city in pre-Hispanic America. In 1986, it was declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. Return to selected hotel
- Day 3: TRUJILLO / CHICLAYO / LIMA
Early departure by private car headed to Chiclayo. On route, stop over at El Brujo Archeological Complex which is formed by the three following constructions: Huaca Prieta, Huaca Cao and Huaca Cortada.
On arrival in Chiclayo, we will visit the Musem of Sican or House of the Moon. It is a museum that exhibits artifacts found in the site digs of Batán Grande and demonstrates how they were used or fabricated. The rooms represent excavated tombs and exhibit the burial paraphernalia discovered there. The museum also offers detailed information on the excavation process and site preservation, as well as the chronology, development, trade networks, economic activities, burial patterns, and cosmology of the Sican or Lambayeque cultures.
Lunch at a local restaurant before going to the Royal Tombs of Sipan National Museum: here we will find archeological objects of gold, silver, and copper object found in the tomb of the Lord of Sipan. Among the many important pieces are earrings, ceremonial scepters, medallions, a heavy circular gold ingot, nose rings, gold necklaces in the shape of peanuts, a gold chin and cheek mask, gold back flap, and gold disks worn around the neck.
The tour ends at the airport to board your flight to Lima
2013 PRICES PER PERSON RATES BASED IN DOUBLE ROOM:
Prices subject to change without prior notice
|| 4/5 Passengers
- Accommodation at quoted hotels or similar
- Meals as detailed in the program
- Transfers and sightseeing with local English speaking guides
- Entrance fees
- Air transportation. For a round trip domestic tickets (for example LIM/CUS/LIM) the cost is USD$320. For a one way domestic ticket (for example JUL/LIM) the cost is USD$160.00. Rates subject to change without previous advise.
- Airport departure taxes: USD 6.82 in Lima, for domestic flights USD 4.28 approximately and USD 31.00 for international departure tax in Lima
- Meals and services not specified in program
- Personal expenses
HOTELS TO BE USED
||Libertador Trujillo 4* (Standard room)
||El Gran Marqués (Standard room)
||El Brujo 3* (Standard room)
As of July 2011, Machu Picchu has a limit of 2500 visitors per day, for this reason tickets must be bought in advance. Please enquire for ticket availability.