TOUR TREASURES OF NORTHERN PERU

13D / 12N
Huanchaco- Señor Sipan - Chachapoyas
Hotel 3 ***
Guide in English
Private or Shared Transportation
Tickets included
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Northern Peru Treasures Tour

Northern Peru is a place full of varied geography and historical sites. There are: Trujillo; with an immense archaeological wealth, it has several museums and dazzling urban environments. Chiclayo; art, colonial architecture, beaches, archaeological heritage and rich gastronomy. Chachapoyas; colonial style and surrounded by beautiful mansions with balconies, is the beginning of the Amazon adventure. Discover its great and diverse attractions.

Includes:

  • 12 nights included
  • Accommodation in comfortable 3-star category hotels
  • All breakfasts and meals mentioned in the program.
  • Private or collective ground transportation, according to the program details.
  • Assistance at airports
  • Internal flights: Lima - Trujillo and Tarapoto - Lima.
  • All the entrance fees of the places to visit according to the program.
  • Spanish speaking guide for all visits.
  • Shared or private excursions, according to the program.
  • All activities mentioned in the program

Not Included:

  • Some lunches and dinners are not mentioned in the program.
  • Drinks
  • Insurance
  • International flights
  • Tips

Upon your arrival at Lima's international airport, our staff will welcome you and assist you with your connecting flight to Trujillo, where we will be waiting for you upon your arrival and transfer to your hotel.

  • Private vehicle for transfer
  • Private Spanish-speaking assistance
  • Night in a 3* hotel in Trujillo
  • Flight Lima - Trujillo

In the morning you will visit the city, highlighting its colonial richness with its baroque style houses, as well as the republican art with its neoclassical style mansions. You will visit the Plaza de Armas, Casa Calonge, Casa Orbegozo, Casa de la Emancipación and Palacio Iturregui and finally the toy museum. Time for lunch. In the afternoon you will visit EL BRUJO Y LA DAMA DE CAO, composed of: Huaca Cao Viejo with its beautiful polychrome murals. Then, we go up to the enclosure where the tomb of the Lady of Cao was found, this courtyard is decorated with murals depicting the god Aia-Paec and also the life or catfish. Then the Cao Museum, dedicated to offer a global vision of the whole cultural process of the archaeological complex El brujo.

  • Shared vehicle for visits
  • Shared Spanish-speaking guide
  • Entrance to the places to visit
  • Night in a 3* hotel in Trujillo

In the morning we will visit the archaeological complex of the Huaca del Sol, as well as the Huacas de Moche Museum; in its interior are exhibited the ceramic pieces and other objects found during the excavation works. Then the Huaca de la Luna; inside we will be able to observe the beautiful mural paintings with the representation of the god Ai-Paec, also known as the "Degollador". In the afternoon we go to the archaeological complex of Chan Chan, whose name means "Sun-Sun", are recognized as the most extensive adobe citadel of pre-Columbian dating worldwide, among the sectors of Chan Chan Chan are recognizable Citadels, intermediate architecture and popular sectors. Finally, we visit the fishermen's cove of Huanchaco, famous for the "caballitos de totora" that are used by fishermen until today.

  • Shared vehicle for visits
  • Shared Spanish-speaking guide
  • Entrance to the places to visit
  • Night in a 3* hotel in Trujillo

At the indicated time, you will be transferred to the bus terminal to leave for Chiclayo, where we will be waiting for you upon arrival and transfer to your hotel.

  • Bus line Trujillo - Chiclayo
  • Spanish-speaking driver
  • Night in 3* hotel in Chiclayo

We will visit the Sipan Tomb, which consists of two adobe pyramids and a funerary platform, where the burial chamber of the Lord of Sipan was found, where 8 skeletons were found (servants, concubines and warriors). We continue to the Pyramids of Tucume, where we will walk in the archaeological site, which stand out for being the largest in South America, will be sighting of the Pyramids. Finally we will visit the museum of the Lord of Sipan, which houses real jewels of art in gold, silver and copper, which were discovered in several Mochica tombs, which include the remains, jewelry and trousseau of the Lord of Sipan found in the archaeological site of Huaca Rajada. The tomb of the Lord of Sipan is one of the most important in the world, compared to that of Tutankhamun in Egypt.

  • Shared vehicle for visits
  • Shared Spanish-speaking guide
  • Entrance to the places to visit
  • Night in 3* hotel in Chiclayo

In the morning we will visit the Bosque de Pomac Historical Sanctuary, a dry equatorial forest with diverse flora and fauna. In addition, we will visit the Sican Archaeological Complex (Lambayeque Culture), where around 20 adobe pyramids can be observed. We will climb the Mirador Las Salinas to appreciate the forest and the La Leche river in all its majesty. Then you will visit the National Museum of Sican, which presents a permanent exhibition of all aspects of the Sicán society and its culture. It explains how the Lord of Sican was buried face down, in a fetal position with his head separated from his body. In the evening I transfer to the bus station to leave for Chachapoyas.

  • Shared vehicle for visits // bus line Chiclayo - Chachapoyas
  • Shared Spanish-speaking guide
  • Entrance to the places to visit
  • Night bus / VIP 160° seat

Upon arrival in Chachapoyas, transfer to your hotel, where breakfast is included. At the indicated time we will pick you up from your hotel, transfer to the fortified citadel of Kuelap fortress, archaeological complex of major significance for the Chachapoya, built since the sixth century AD and discovered in 1843, impresses its stone walls up to 20 meters high, which protect more than 500 circular houses, many of them decorated with friezes in the form of zigzag and rhomboid, distributed over more than seven hectares of extension. Return to your hotel.

  •  Shared vehicle for visits
  •  Shared Spanish-speaking guide
  •  Entrance to Kuelap
  •  Overnight at 3* hotel in Chachapoyas

At the appointed time we will pick you up from your hotel, then we will travel in our vehicle for 1:00 hours to the village of Cocachimba from there walk 2:00 hours one way, to visit the Gocta Waterfall considered the third highest in the world, 771 meters high, throughout the tour we will be in contact with nature, the most beautiful landscapes, diverse fauna and flora, orchids, birds, butterflies, etc., return hike of 2:00 hours to the village of Cocachimba, lunch, return to Chachapoyas.

  •  Shared vehicle for visits
  •  Shared Spanish-speaking guide
  • Entrance to Gocta
  • Overnight at 3* hotel in Chachapoyas

At the indicated time we will pick you up from your hotel and start the excursion moving first to the town of Cruzpata from there we will walk for 30 minutes to visit the anthropomorphic sarcophagi of Karajía, located in inaccessible cliffs, where the mummified bodies of the most important rulers of the Chachapoya culture were placed, guided visit, transfer to the village of Lamud, lunch, visit the Quiocta caverns, where we can observe thousands of stalactites and stalagmites, guided visit, return to Chachapoyas.

  •  Shared vehicle for visits
  • Shared Spanish-speaking guide
  •  Entrance to the Sarcophagi
  •  Overnight at 3* hotel in Chachapoyas

At the indicated time you will be transferred to the bus terminal to leave for Chachapoyas and upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Then you will have the afternoon free to rest and explore the city.

  •  Private vehicle for transfers // bus line Chachapoyas - Tarapoto
  • Spanish-speaking driver
  •  Overnight at 3* hotel in Chachapoyas

We will pick you up at your hotel around 08:00 am, to start the excursion to the Blue Lagoon. We will arrive there after a journey of about an hour and a half. After crossing the Huallaga River we will arrive at our destination. We will start walking along the shores of the lagoon contemplating the abundant vegetation of the area. Afterwards, we will enjoy a one-hour boat ride on the Blue Lagoon. You will breathe the calmness of this environment while sailing through its waters. After disembarking, you will have approximately three hours of free time to enjoy the included lunch. You will choose a dish among several specialties that will be offered accompanied by a drink. Of course, you can take a dip in the Blue Lagoon, lie in a hammock to listen to the birds singing or continue touring these landscapes. In the afternoon, you will return to Tarapoto.

  •  Shared vehicle for visits
  •  Shared Spanish-speaking guide
  •  Entrance to the Blue Lagoon
  •  Overnight at 3* hotel in Tarapoto

We pass by your hotel to head to the Ahuashiyacu waterfall. Before arriving, we will make a stop at the ahuashiyacu viewpoint from where you can enjoy the mountainous and green views of the staircase mountain range and take some pictures. Afterwards, once we arrive at the reserve where the waterfall is located, we will take a guided walk through the interior of the reserve along an authorized path for about 15 minutes. At the end we will have arrived at the Ahuashiyacu waterfall where you can swim if you wish and take some pictures. Afterwards, we will return to Tarapoto. Free afternoon.

  •  Shared vehicle for visits
  •  Shared Spanish-speaking guide
  •  Entrance to the Ahuashiyacu Reserve

We pass by your hotel to head to the Ahuashiyacu waterfall. Before arriving, we will make a stop at the ahuashiyacu viewpoint from where you can enjoy the mountainous and green views of the staircase mountain range and take some pictures. Afterwards, once we arrive at the reserve where the waterfall is located, we will take a guided walk through the interior of the reserve along an authorized path for about 15 minutes. At the end we will have arrived at the Ahuashiyacu waterfall where you can swim if you wish and take some pictures. Afterwards, we will return to Tarapoto. Free afternoon.

  •  Shared vehicle for visits
  •  Shared Spanish-speaking guide
  •  Entrance to the Ahuashiyacu Reserve
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