10 Days/9 Nights
Best of North Of Perú
Pre Inca Sites,Natural Sites,Unique sStes
Lima’s breezy location on the Pacific Ocean and mild desert climate make it the perfect city for exploring on foot. Head downtown to mingle with locals, stretch your legs, and grab a bite to eat in one of the many award-winning restaurants.
after that to be ready to travel around northern peru over 13 days
Welcome to Peru. Our staff will pick you up in a private SUV from the apt to the chosen htl. You are our special guest and it is an honor to be able to show you our wonders of the North of Peru.
Day 1 : |Transfer from Lima Apt/Htl|
Explore the historic center of Lima, a UNESCO World Heritage Site packed with fascinating Spanish architecture. Start with a scenic tour of the colonial downtown, which emanates from the main square. Stroll over to the 16th-century Cathedral, which took 80 years to construct and was built in the grandiose style of the Spanish Empire.
Stroll around the Pueblo Libre district to the privately owned Larco Museum of pre-Columbian art, housed in a beautifully restored viceregal mansion built over a 7th-century pre-Columbian pyramid. The museum boasts a vast pre-Colonial collection of gold and silver artifacts.
Fly to trujillo
Day 2: |Trujillo Full Day|
The temples of the Sun and the Moon, a religious center for the Moche culture, which developed between 100 and 900 AD. The archaeological complex shows the two large pyramids with flat tops, known as huacas.Then we drive north of Trujillo to visit the Huaca Dragon, also known as Huaca Arco Iris (Rainbow Pyramid), which belonged to the Chimu culture.
We continue up, to the ancient fishing village of Huanchaco for a good lunch based in see food. Huanchaco is of the most famous beaches of Peru, where you can see the traditional fishing boats (caballitos de totora) which are still in use Today.
After lunch we continue to Chan Chan, the largest adobe city in America, built by the Chimu and covering an area of about 20 square kilometres.
Day 3 :|La Señora De Cao On The Way To Chiclayo|
We drive to Chicama Valley, about 60 km north of Trujillo, to visit El Brujo, another complex of the Moche civilization. Archaeological excavations started here in 1990, where they found the Woman of Cao, a 1,500 year old, tattooed female mummy.
- Village of Magdalena de Cao (to taste a traditional drink fermented underground for 1 to 2 years called “Añejo de Cao.”)
- Huaca cao viejo
- Cao Museum
After the tour, we drive through up north to the comercial Chiclayo city. On way we pass around the sugar and rice fields and we stop for having Lunch.
Day 4 : Chiclayo & Golden Treasures
We go to Sipan or Huaca Rajada, place where was made the most important archaeological discovery of Peru. In the place there is a Site Museum where you can find the ornaments of the other tombs discovered from moche elite. You will.
After walking in tombs, we go to the Royal Tombs Museum of Sipan, the most modern in Peru. The journey allows to know all the objects found in 1987 in the place of Huaca Rajada, well-known as Sipan. Here we will find the ornaments of the Lord of Sipan, the Priest and the Old Lord of Sipan.
Day 5 : |Chiclayo Bosque de Pomac & Huacas|
Explore pre incas sites
We begin the excursion, visiting the National Museum of Sican, located in the city of Ferreñafe, there we will be able to appreciate the pieces found in the tomb of the Lord of Sican, in the Huaca loro, in the Archaeological Complex of Batan Grande. The legend says that it was the god Naylamp who created the Sican, and it is represented in many of the ceramics. The Sican or Lambayeque are known for their metallurgical art such as gold funeral masks and their “tumi” or ceremonial knives.
Explore huacas in nature
Then we go to the Bosque de Pomac Historic Sanctuary, which is mostly home to carob and sapote trees, as well as a large number of fauna. The ancient tree, a carob tree over 500 years old, and the viewpoint from where we will have a spectacular view of the archaeological and natural environment of the Dry Forest.
Day 6 : |Private Transfer To Chachapoyas|
After a good buffet breakfast we are ready to travel 10 hours to the city of Chiclayo, going from the coast to the Green Amazon of Peru.
Day 7: |Kuelap & Cable Car|
After a short time driving about 45”we arrive at the archaeological Macro zone to see a short remains about a traditional domestic architecture and take a quickly explanation about this complex built on the slope of a hill, so then we drive to Nuevo Tingo town, and then it’s ready to board the first electromechanical system of cable car build in Peru (cable car) this will take us on a 20-minute trip over 4 kilometers. Kuelap is a magical place where we visit different sectors such as ceremonial enclosures, the main temple, circular rooms, etc. The tour lasts approximately 3 hours.
Day 8:|Gocta Fall|
We drive to Cocachimba town about 1 hour away, from there we start walking for two hours to Gocta Waterfall (771 meters high considered the third highest in the world) On the way, you will see sugar cane fields with a typical trapiche, and as well as variety the flora and fauna on the trail, so after you got tired a view of the Gocta Water fall .
Day 9 : | Leymebamba – Revash|
Between chachapoyas mummies
Constructed of rock and adobe, plastered and painted pink and cream, they look like little houses, but are in fact tombs. Most were ransacked long ago; a few yielded some bones and funerary offerings for archaeologists to examine. From these bones, it was possible to deduce that Revash’s mausoleums were not used individually: it is thought that they were collective residences, destined to bury the prestigious and powerful people from chachapoyas culture After this wondeful tours, we drive short time to Leymebamba museum where the most preserved 200 mumies from chachapoyas were found
Day 10 : |Transfer To Jaen Apt|
After this amazing trip , we are ready to transfer you to the airport to take the domestic flight to Lima.
What is include?
- Tickets fees
- Transfers in private vehicle
- Nice inglish tour guide
- Personalized Attention
- Entrance Tickets
- Water bottle x passenger
- wellcome drinks
- Pick up from hotel or airport
- Security protocols
Not Include :
- Airfare to and from destination
- Trip cancellation insurance or any other travel insurance
- Domestic Flights
- Any activity not described in What’s Included
- Meals on your own
What to Expect ?
In keeping with the nature of an expedition, we keep our schedule flexible to take advantage of the unexpected, adapting our course to the conditions and opportunities that arise. Your expedition experience can be tailored to the activity level you choose, whether it’s light or moderate or a little of both. Travelers should be in good health, comfortable walking or standing for extended periods of time, and able to get in and out of expedition landing craft. Daily activities, walking tours, and visits to cultural or historic sites, with options most days for more physical activities such as longer hikes . All departures are family friendly.
Norte Expedition Team
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