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PERU NORTH: CHICLAYO CLASSIC 3 DAYS / 2 NIGTHS

 

 

We will visit the Plaza de Armas, Catedral, temples, market, "the witch" market "arboretum", "Sipan" pyramids "Lord of Sipan" pyramids "Tucume" Huaca "stake" Huaca "long" royal tombs of the "lord of Sipan" national Museum "Sican" Forest "Pomac".

 

ITINERARY

 

DAY 01: CHICLAYO / CITY TOUR

Reception and transfer to hotel.

We will visit: Plaza Mayor, the Cathedral, Theatre "2 de Mayo" and Market "Brujo", also called market "Arbolario" where mystical shamans or healers sell products, herbs for their chamanería's sessions.

Food: Not included.

Places visited: City Tour.

Overnight in Chiclayo

 

DAY 02: HUACA RAJADA / TUCUME / ROYAL TOMBS

We started the tour in the Archaeological Complex "Huaca Rajada", where it was found the tomb of the "Lord of Sipan".

Visit the museum.

We will go to the Archaeological Complex "Tucume Pyramids", a valley with 26 adobe pyramids of the era of culture "Lambayeque," including "Huaca 1" ("Huaca el Mirador (lookout)"), "Huaca Stakes" and "Huaca Larga". We will also visit the Museum of the site (site). We climb to the lookout of Cerro "Purgatorio" (Cerro La Raya) to appreciate the valley and pyramids.

Lunch.

Now visit the Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum in Lambayeque, where the original remains of lord Sipan are observed, as well as over 400 pieces: earrings, necklaces, jewelry, ornaments and headdresses made of gold, silver, turquoise, spondylus, cotton and feathers.

06:00 p.m. Arrival in Chiclayo.

Overnight in Chiclayo.

Meals: Breakfast.

Places visited: Huaca Rajada, Tucume, Royal Tombs of the Lord of Sipan.

Overnight in Chiclayo

 

DAY 03: MUSEUM "SICAN" / FOREST POMAC / CHICLAYO

We began the tour by visiting the National Museum of Sican, located in the city Ferreñafe, there'll appreciate the pieces found in the tomb of the "Lord of Sican" in "Huaca Gold" at the Archaeological Complex "Batan Grande".

Legend says it was the "Naylamp" god who created the Sican, and is represented in many of the ceramics. The Sican or Lambayeque are known for their art and metallurgical gold funerary masks and "Tumi" (ceremonial knives).

Then we go to Forest Historical Sanctuary "Pomac" which houses mostly carob and zapotes, and plenty of wildlife. The complex consists of 20 pyramids, which we will visit "Huaca Loro"; the ancient tree, an algarrobo over 500 years and the Mirador from where a spectacular view of the natural environment of the Dry Forest.

We'll go to the agency or airport bus.

Meals included: Breakfast.

Places visited: Museum Sican, Pomac Forest.