North Peru Circuit

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  • PRICE & HOTELS
Price From US$ 969.00
Conditions Minimum 02 Passenger. Double Base Room
Starting point LIMA
Ending point LIMA
Duration 11 Days / 10 Nights
Trip style Archeological and Cultural.
Place to visit Huaraz, Trujillo, Chiclayo and Cajamarca.









Note: Tourist and Tourist Superior Programs the train service is Backpacker coach. Superior and Luxury Programs the Train service is Vistadome coach.

The paradisiac Callejón de Huaylas with its typic towns such as Carhuaz, Caraz, Paltay, Marcara, Ranrahirca, Yungay and the beautiful Lagoon de Llanganuco (3850 m.s.n), whose waters of turkey colors shows the majesty of the Huascaran surrounded by the wild tropical flora the highest of the world and the Huandoy. Typic Lunch in a touristic break in the city of Caraz. In the return we will visit the artesanal center of Tarica.
Excursion to the Chavin de Huantar ruins, and other ancient cradle of Andean civilization dating back 3,000 years ago, today declared a World Cultural Heritage, visiting on the way Laguna Querococha , peoples like Tambillos, Machac. Finally arriving at Chavin de Huantar. In the Temple of Chavin we'll watch the tenon heads, sandeel, the plaza cuadrada or sun square, the square of the moon or circular, various galleries, among others. Typical lunch. Return to Huaraz. And transfer to the terminal to take a bus to the city of Trujillo (22:00 hrs).
Visit to the citadel of Chan Chan (10 minutes from Trujillo), the largest adobe city in the world, ancient capital of the Chimu Empire (13th Century). After we are going to the beach and fishing port of Huanchaco where you can watch the fishermen surfing the waves in their traditional "Caballitos de Totora", little reed boats used by northern Peruvians for fishing since pre Inca times. Afternoon return to Trujillo.
We will go to Ferreñafe where we will visit the Sican Museum inagurated in may 2000. You will observe a variaty of pieces of the Sican Culture, ceramics, jewelry as well as recreation of their way of living. Lunch. Then we will go to Batan Grande Complex which is located in what in oldest times was the Batangrande cattle which is probably the most important pre hispanic metallurgical center in south america. Then we will visit Tucume, situated 33 km. from North of Chiclayo, where the Pyramids Valley is located, formed by 26 adobe monumental buildings, which evidence the most outstanding period of Lambayeque culture, in this visit we will know Las Estacas Huaca, Mirador, Large Huaca, among others. Return to Chiclayo. Lunch. At around 6 p.m., we will start the trip by bus towards Chachapoyas (10 hours journey).
City tour where we will know the most important places: The Main Square, San Francisco Church; the Cathedral, which is famous for its impressive facade engraved in volcanic rock. Belen, ancient hospital dating from the Viceroyship times. The Archaeological, Ethnographic and Religious Museum. The Room of Rescue, which was filled twice with silver and once with gold by the Inca Atahualpa. The Hill St. Apolonia, splendid natural belvedere from where the City and the Valley can be seen; and the Chair of the Inca.

Day 1: LIMA / HUARAZ. by Bus tourist Service.

Assistance on your arrival in Lima and transfer to your selected hotel. Free time to rest and prepare for starting your trip around this magical country. Overnight.


Day 2: FULL DAY: LAGOON DE LLANGANUCO-CALLEJÓN DE HUAYLAS (B, L)

06 hrs. Arrival to the city of Huaraz. Reception and transfer to the Hotel. Departure at 9:00 a.m. with destination to the paradisiac Callejón de Huaylas with its typic towns such as Carhuaz, Caraz, Paltay, Marcara, Ranrahirca, Yungay and the beautiful Lagoon de Llanganuco (3850 m.s.n), whose waters of turkey colors shows the majesty of the Huascaran surrounded by the wild tropical flora the highest of the world and the Huandoy. Typic Lunch in a touristic break in the city of Caraz. In the return we will visit the artesanal center of Tarica, arriving aprox at 06:00 p.m. Overnight.

Day 3: CHAVIN DE HUANTAR - TRUJILLO (B, L)

Excursion to the Chavin de Huantar ruins, and other ancient cradle of Andean civilization dating back 3,000 years ago, today declared a World Cultural Heritage, visiting on the way Laguna Querococha , peoples like Tambillos, Machac. Finally arriving at Chavin de Huantar. In the Temple of Chavin we'll watch the tenon heads, sandeel, the plaza cuadrada or sun square, the square of the moon or circular, various galleries, among others. Typical lunch. Return to Huaraz. And transfer to the terminal to take a bus to the city of Trujillo (22:00 hrs).

Día 4: TRUJILLO FULL DAY: CIRCUIT VALLE CHICAMA / ARCHEOLOGICAL COMPLEX EL BRUJO (B, L)

Arrival to the city of Trujillo at 7:30 a.m. aprox. Transfer to the hotel ,breakfast and short rest.
09:30 hrs. we will travel by Panamericana Norte hightway, appreciating the cultivated field of sugar cane, visiting the towns of Chicama, then Chiclín, sugar mill old house, where we will visit the Pérgola and church. We will pass through the port Malabrigo, where for seasons it is posible to observe the most big wave of the world. Lunch.Then we will continue the visit to the archaeological complex of "El Brujo "(the Shaman) containing three large buildings constructed in different eras: Huaca Prieta, the oldest construction on Peruvian coast; Huaca El Brujo, a pyramid from the Mochica culture and Huaca Cao Viejo, with an old Christian church. Actually, scientific works are being done on its magnificent and recently discovered remains. Return to your selected hotel for overnight.

Day 5: TRUJILLO FULL DAY: CHAN CHAN / HUANCHACO (B, L)

09:30 Hrs Early morning visit to the citadel of Chan Chan (10 minutes from Trujillo), the largest adobe city in the world, ancient capital of the Chimu Empire (13th Century). After we are going to the beach and fishing port of Huanchaco where you can watch the fishermen surfing the waves in their traditional "Caballitos de Totora", little reed boats used by northern Peruvians for fishing since pre Inca times. Afternoon return to Trujillo. Overnight.

Day 6: TRUJILLO: SUN AND MOON TEMPLE (B) - CHICLAYO

09:00 hrs we will iniciate the trip with a short journey to the south, passing by the open country of Moche, place of small farmers with its owns customs and food. Visit the enormous adobe constructions built by the Mochica culture in the 5th century, called Temple of the Sun, considered the largest adobe pyramid in Peru, and the Temple of the Moon, housing an extensive burial ground and some fine polychrome murals in which their deity is often printed. Is believed that both were complementary, one administrative and the other religious. Return to the city. Transfer to the bus station to go to the city of Chiclayo (15:00 hrs aprox). Reception and transfer to the hotel in Chiclayo 18:00 hrs. Overnight.

Day 7: CHICLAYO. FULL DAY: HUACA RAJADA-SIPÁN / ROYALS TOMBS MUSEUM (B, L)

Transfer to Huaca Rajada - Sipan, archeological complex situated in the 33 km. at the south east of Chiclayo. We will then start the visit to the Royal Cemetery where we will find the Tomb of the Lord of Sipan, formed by five intact tombs belonging to the Mochica nobility and discovered in June 1987 by the archeologist Walter Alva. After lunch we will visit the Royal Tombs , this museum give us a general view of the Mochicas customs where we will observe the original pieces that where discovered Return to the hotel. lodging.

Day 8: FULL DAY: SICAN MUSEUM / BATAN GRANDE / TÚCUME - PYRAMIDS VALLEY (B, L)

In the morning we will go to Ferreñafe where we will visit the Sican Museum inagurated in may 2000. You will observe a variaty of pieces of the Sican Culture, ceramics, jewelry as well as recreation of their way of living. Lunch. Then we will go to Batan Grande Complex which is located in what in oldest times was the Batangrande cattle which is probably the most important pre hispanic metallurgical center in south america. Then we will visit Tucume, situated 33 km. from North of Chiclayo, where the Pyramids Valley is located, formed by 26 adobe monumental buildings, which evidence the most outstanding period of Lambayeque culture, in this visit we will know Las Estacas Huaca, Mirador, Large Huaca, among others. Return to Chiclayo. Lunch. At around 6 p.m., we will start the trip by bus towards Chachapoyas (10 hours journey). In the way we will see the paradisiacal Lagoon of Pomacochas, situated on the right border of Utcubamba River at 2000 m.a.s.l. Return to the hotel. Overnight.

Day 9: CHICLAYO - CAJAMARCA (B)

Early morning transfer to Chiclayo bus station for a 3-hour drive to the city of Cajamarca, passing by the towns of Chepen, the dam and irrigation works of Gallito Ciego, and the town of Chilete. Upon arrival in Cajamarca, transfer to hotel. Overnight.


Day 10: CAJAMARCA. FULL DAY: CUMBEMAYO / VENTANILLAS DE OTUZCO (B, L)

Breakfast, visit to Cumbemayo, appreciating the inca's aqua duct , the stone forest, the sanctuary and the famous monks; at midday lunch. Visit to the ex- farm ' La Collpa', district of Llanacora. We're going to apréciate waterfalls, Callacpuna cave, the Inca's Baths, Inca's well, 'perolitos'. After lunch we will visit the ventanillas de Otuzco. On Llanguil Hill, only 8 km northeast from the City of Cajamarca, there are living rock excavations, appearing at a distance to be multiple array of windows. The so-called Ventanillas (Niches) of Otuzco (2,850m.a.s.l.) are actually part of an old cemetery of the Cajamarca Culture, which niches are neatly arranged in rows. Apparently, this was an important place for honoring ancestors, which remains may have been removed from their original tombs to be deposited in this necropolis.Return to the hotel. Overnight.

Day 11: CAJAMARCA. CITY TOUR - CUARTO DE RESCATE / PORCON FARM (B, L)

Breakfast. City tour where we will know the most important places: The Main Square, San Francisco Church; the Cathedral, which is famous for its impressive facade engraved in volcanic rock. Belen, ancient hospital dating from the Viceroyship times. The Archaeological, Ethnographic and Religious Museum. The Room of Rescue, which was filled twice with silver and once with gold by the Inca Atahualpa. The Hill St. Apolonia, splendid natural belvedere from where the City and the Valley can be seen; and the Chair of the Inca. Lunch the we will visit the porcon farm. The Atahualpa Jerusalem Cooperative or Porcón Farm, as it is also known, is an excellent sample of peasant work, offering visitors the opportunity of participating in different agricultural or livestock tasks. Actually, in addition to the traditional crops of the former hacienda, the livestock business has been successfully developed, including cattle and camelidae. There are also deer, ocelots, monkeys and eagles. In Porcón, 30 km northeast from Cajamarca (116 km from Lower Porcón) at 3,400m.a.s.l, an exemplary reforestation process has been carried out, responsible for the recovery of 10,000 ha of forest. Return to the hotel. Overnight.

Day 12: CAJAMARCA / LIMA

After Beakfast, transfer to the airport and departure to lima by plane. End of our Service.

INCLUDES:

  • Bus Tkts Lima Huaraz by Tourist Service
  • Full Day Lagoon Llanganuco - Callejón de Huaylas
  • Exc. Chavin de Huantar
  • 02 nights in Huaraz
  • Tkt Bus Huaraz / Trujillo
  • Excursion Vallée Chicama + El Brujo
  • Excursion Chan Chan + Huanchaco
  • Excursion Sun Temple - Moon Temple
  • 02 nights of lodging in Trujillo
  • Excursion Huaca Rajada - Sipan / Tombs Royals Museum
  • Full Day Sican Museum / Batan Grande / Tucume
  • Bus Tkt Trujillo - Chiclayo
  • Bus Tkt Chiclayo / Cajamarca
  • Full Day Cumbemayo / Ventanillas de Otuzco
  • City Tour / Porcón Farm
  • 03 Nights of lodging in Chiclayo
  • 03 Nights of lodging in Cajamarca
  • Flight ticket Cajamarca Lima
  • Spanish - English guide service
  • Meals according to the program


B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Prices

HOTEL DOUBLE (2 PEOPLES)
3* USD$ 969.00 Double basis
Superior USD$ 1,229.00 Double basis
Luxury USD$ 1,579.00 Double basis


Hotels

CITY 3*** 4**** 5*****
HUARAZ TUMI HOTEL - -
TRUJILLO EL BRUJO HOTEL EL LIBERTADOR HOTEL GRAN HOTEL EL GOLF
CAJAMARCA PORTAL DEL MARQUEZ HOTEL COSTA DEL SOL HOTEL -