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Lord of Sipan and Chan Chan - 2 Days / 1 Night

Day 1 : Arrival in Chiclayo

Upon arrival a host will meet you and assist you in transferring to the hotel and help you in registering. Morning visit to the archaeological complex of Sipan located in the site called Huaca Rajada which comprises two huge pyramids mad of adobe mud in front of which there is a platform, dating back a thousand years before the Incas, where recently two two of the most famous pre-Columbian tombs were found undisturbed: the tombs of the Lord of Sipan his ancestor, the Old Lord.
Continue to the Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum, inspired by the Mochica pyramids, this new museum inaugurated in November 2002 is rated as one of the most outstanding archaeological museums in South America. Here you can find a reconstruction of the tomb of Sipan, dubbed the "Tutankhamen of the Americas" because of the golden splendor of his tomb: hundreds of pieces of pottery and exquisite gold jewelry.

Day 2 : Chiclayo / Trujillo / Lima

Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to the bus station to take a bus to the City of Trujillo, located 209 kilometers south of Chiclayo. Upon arrival a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and help you in registering.
Morning visit one of the most important centers of the ancient Moche. This pre-Inca civilization, a warrior culture, once dominated the valleys of the northern coast of Peru. Experience the amazing adobe engineering of the Temple of the sun (sol), the tallest pyramid in the Americas at a height of 48 meters, which is estimated to have involved over 200 000 workers in its construction and over 140 million adobe bricks. Steps away is the temple of the Moon (Luna), the moche political center where recently uncovered friezes of mystical images are believed to belong to a divinity of sacrifices. Continue to Chan Chan, the former capital of Chimu Empire. This Empire reached its apogee in the 15th century, not long before falling to the Incas. The planning of this huge city, the largest in pre-Columbian America, reflects a strict political and social strategy, marked by the city's division in to nine 'citadels' or 'palaces' forming autonomous units. This pre-Columbian adobe city is famous for its archaeological site in South America!. Afternoon transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima. (B)

2015 Rates per person in US$
Hotel CategoryDoubleTripleSingle
Casa Andina Select Chiclayo (ABB)$356$344$634
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Casa Andina Select Chiclayo (ABB)