HUACA DE LA LUNA - CITY TOUR - CHAN CHAN (6hrs)
Pickup at the harbor. Transfer (20 minutes) to the the impressive archeological site of Las Huacas del Sol y la Luna
Visit Huacas del Sol y la Luna (tombs/ temples of the sun and the moon), from the Moche culture (100-700 AC). Several structures on this site are still decorated with well conserved paintings on the walls. These paintings can explain us a many things about the history of the Moche culture. The beautiful decorated golden and ceramic objects found on this archeological site can be seen in the museum on site.
From the Huacas we drive to the colonial centre (20 minutes) of Trujillo to visit the monumental Main Square and the colonial mansions where Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin stayed. Small walk of 1 hour before we head to the biggest adobe city (15 minutes) ever built: Chan chan
Visit Chan Chan. The monumental zone still covers around six square kilometers from what has been estimated to be once twenty square kilometer. The Outstanding Universal Value of Chan Chan resides in the extensive, hierarchically planned remains of this huge city, including remnants of the industrial, agricultural and water management systems that sustained it. Chan Chan was once built by the Chimu culture (remnants from the Moche) between 900 AD until the Incaâ€™s arrived around 1470 AD. The most impressive structures on this site include, Palacio Nik-An with different nature, bird and fish motives on its walls.
After visiting the site of Chan Chan, we go back to the harbor before the departure time of the boat: 45 min drive.
End of the service 16.15
INCLUDES / NOT INCLUDE
INCLUDED *In Toyota Hiace
Private transport: auto (2person), VAN (3-5 personas) , Sprinter (6-12 persons)
Private Guide: English, Italian, Spanish
Taxes for entering in the harbor, legal taxes in Peru.
Tips and personal expenses
Additional for French, German, Russian, Portugese, Dutch guide
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