CITY TOUR + ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM (2:30 HRS)
(Visits from Monday to Saturday - only mornings)
The beautiful stately and cultured city of Trujillo, not only holds the titles of Capital of Marinera and Spring Festival.
Our visit to the colonial monuments, civil and religious. We go to the ITURREGUI Palace Tour, one of the finest in the north, it has two plants, whose influence shows neoclassical patios and galleries, Emancipation House, neoclassical architecture, features murals Rococo Church of La Merced, Orbegoso Marshal House, Plaza Mayor and the monument of Freedom House Calonge Urquiaga ornate neoclassical furniture and antiques, after that we continue to Plazuela Santo Domingo, where we see the Estate of Facalá House, mansion of considerable historical tradition that shelter the preparation of the first national flag used in Trujillo in the first proclamation of independence from Spanish rule on December 29, 1820.
It finishes with a visit to the Archaeological Museum, exhibiting archaeological remains associated with the various Hispanic cultures that developed in the Region La Libertad. The museum is in the house Risco, famous for its courtyards decorated with murals. Highlights include ceramics, metalwork, textiles and feather art.
CIRCUIT CHAN CHAN (3 HRS.)
(Daily Visits- during morning or afternoon)
We’ll start visiting the Temple of the Rainbow or the Dragon of the Chimu culture (S. XI to XV AD) which quadrilateral is surrounded by a trapezoidal wall 6 meters high. Tour of the Museum of Chan Chan site, which displays models of Moche and Chimu architectural style. Then visit the impressive archaeological complex of Chan Chan, which length is approximately 18 km square. The Tschudi Palace, located in the south west of Chan Chan is one of the nine best preserved, its walls are decorated with stylized friezes in high relief with zoomorphic and geometric figures. Then we go to visit the ancestral HUANCHACO Fishing cove where we see the old ships.
TEMPLES OF THE SUN AND MOON + MUSEUM MOCHE TEMPLES (3:00 HRS)
(Daily Visits- Only morning or afternoon)
Located in the countryside of Moche. Between this one and the desert countryside, are located the temples of the Sun, built with more than 100 million bricks and currently has a height of 45 mts., And the Huaca de la Luna, beautiful temple buildings consisting of six overlapping one above the other. Between them, the city Moche, probably buried by impact of a big El Niño. Today, thanks to the patient work of archaeologists that already discovered some houses and streets that are changing the criteria for the urban concept of this culture. Recently the modern Museum of Moche Temples was inaugurated.
ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPLEX EL BRUJO + CAO MUSEUM (5 HRS.)
(Daily visits, morning- afternoon)
Out on the Panamerican Highway north to Chicama valley where you can see the extensive sugar cane crops. In this valley there is the greatest amount of sugar in the country, with factories Cartavio and Casa Grande. Before reaching Chocope, take the road west to "El Brujo" where’s the Archaeological Complex that consists of 3 huacas: Cao, Partida and Prieta. In Huaca Cao there were found: polychrome paintings in different levels representing prisoners, dancing, fishing scenes, war and mythology of Moche beings. They also look at new and recently opened Museum in honor of the Lady of Cao mummy that was a governor of the Mochica culture, discovered by a team of archaeologists, this discovery is compared with the one of The Lord of Sipan, before this one it was thought that only men exercised official charges in ancient Peru.
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SECHIN (1:30 HRS. + 06 HOURS)
The archaeological site of Sechin is located in the department of Ancash province of Casma and 5 km. from the city of the same name. The Cerro Sechin Temple is one of the most important archaeological monuments of Peru, given its age, architectural beauty and cultural content. It got as a few ones, a facade built with stone slabs engraved with suggestive motifs of warriors in procession, which meaning is not yet fully defined. It was discovered by archeologist Julio C. Sage Tello in 1937.
The archaeological site covers an area of 5 hectares, approximately. Sechin is an architectural complex consists of seven structures, six of which were built with stone and adobe mud, typical of the Archaic Period (1600 BC).
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