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HUANCHACO

 

 

We’ll visit: Huanchaco, Main Square, Cathedral, House Colonge Urquiaga House Emancipation Plazuela recreation, Merced Church, Moche, Huaca de la luna, Huaca del Sol, Mochica, Rainbow Chan Chan.

 

ITINERARY

 

DAY 01: HUANCHACO

Reception and transfer to hotel in Huanchaco.

You can wander along the beach, pier, or climb to the Mirador (lookout) and the Church, and taste the delicious meals "huanchaqueros".

You will appreciate the sunset, while the reed horses returning from sea.

Overnight in Huanchaco.

Food: not included.

Places visited: Huanchaco.

Overnight in Huanchaco

 

DAY 02: CITY TOUR TRUJILLO / HUACAS SUN AND MOON TOUR / TOUR CHAN CHAN.

We will go to Trujillo to tour this beautiful colonial city.

Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, House Calonge Urquiaga, Emancipation House, Plaza Recreation, and La Merced Church.

Then, we began an archaeological tour of two cultures that developed in this area: Moche and Chimu.

First we'll went to the Moche, To visit the "Museum Temples" Moche pottery see there that show the rich Moche iconography.

Then visit the Temple of the Moon, adobe pyramid, filled with polychrome murals in high relief representing the god "AIAPAEC" warriors, dancers, animals, abstract motifs, etc. From here we saw the "Huaca del Sol" a majestic pyramid 43 meters high, built for administrative purposes. Also the Moche Urban Area, which was the area where the high society of the Moche lived.

Lunch.

In the afternoon we will visit the world Chimu, visiting the "Huaca Arco Iris" (Huaca Dragon), used as a shrine by the ancient Chimu, impresses with his designs of the snake with two heads.

We visited the Museum of Chan Chan Site, introductory step to go after one of 9 palaces of the city of Chan Chan, the palace "Nikan" (ex Tschudi Palace), which has different rooms with friezes of various marine motifs, such as: ceremonial Plaza, Corridor of fish and birds, among others.

Overnight in Huanchaco.

Meals: Breakfast.

Places visited: City Tour, Temples of the Sun and Moon, Chan Chan.

Overnight in Huanchaco.

 

DAY 03: DAY IN HUANCHACO

Free day for relaxation and recreation.

This day can be encouraged to surf, or just enjoy the sea and the beach decorated with reed horses, or appreciate the surfers do their best moves on the waves.

Transfer to the bus station or airport.

Meals: Breakfast.