Trujillo - Chan chan & Reed Horses

Alive Tradition and Customs

5 Hours

FROM $/. 90.OO

Trip Type

Pre Inca Sites,Tradtions

Activity Level



Traveling through Peru is discovering an endless number of mysterious places, with stories hidden in corners that perhaps you had never seen before set foot in this country. Although Machu Picchu is the best-known archaeological complex in Peru, there are other impressive destinations such as the citadel of Chan Chan, a large complex made of adobe where you will learn what life was like for the Chimú culture.

Full Day | Chan chan, Huacas & Palaces |

Depature : 09:00 am/3: 00 pm

Rainbow Temple

Today a nice day to explore a chimu temples around trujillo.
The Huaca del Dragon,also called Huaca del Arco Iris is an archeological site located in the Peruvian city of Trujillo, near Chan Chan. It is a large religious monument, administrative and ceremonial center. It is constructed of adobe, with murals decorated with friezes in relief showing human figures and representing a rainbow.
After this , we drive to chan chan city wich is our main part of the menu .

Chan Chan City

The city of Chan Chan spanned 20 km² and had a dense urban center of 6 km² which contained extravagant ciudadelas.
Ciudadelasor palaces were large architectural masterpieces which plazas, storerooms, and burial platforms for the royal chimu kings.[8 The splendor of these ciudadelas suggests their association with the royal class mostly build for death.
Also Houses for the midle classes of artisans whose role in the empire was to produce crafts, textiles, gold and silver pieces

Huanchaco local fishing village

According to Andrés Tinoco Rondan, an academic researcher at Ricardo Palma University, Huanchaco is the birthplace of the seafood dish ceviche.
In Huanchaco the ceviche is often served with the seaweed called mococho which is taken from the shores of Huanchaco.
Also Huanchaco is wellkown for its famous caballitos de totora means : ancient reed boats still used and preseved for daily fishing activities nowdays.

Lunch based in sea food(optional) otherwise we back to your Hotel.

What is include?

  • Tickets fees
  • Transfers in private vehicle
  • Nice inglish tour guide
  • Personalized Attention
  • Entrance Tickets
  • Water bottle x passenger
  • Pick up from hotel or airport
  • Security protocols

Not Include :

  • Airfare to and from destination
  • Trip cancellation insurance or any other travel insurance
  • Visas
  • Any activity not described in What’s Included
  • Meals on your own
  • Gratuities

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.

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