At the appointed time, you will be driven to the airport for your flight to the city of Chiclayo. That afternoon, you will visit Tucume, a valley famous for its complex of 26 adobe pyramids that was the seat of political and religious power for the Lambayeque. Afterwards, you will tour the Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum and get to see treasure taken from the burial site of the Señor de Sipan at which the entire world is marveling.
You will start out in the morning for the city of Trujillo and in the afternoon visit Chan Chan, largest and best preserved mud city in the world. It used to be the capital of the Chimu civilization, housed a population of 60,000, and was spread out on an area of 20 km2. You will also visit the “Huaca del Dragon”, a large religious monument, used as an administrative and ceremonial center by the Chimu culture; and Huanchaco beach, birthplace of “Caballito de totora” boat.
Today's itinerary features a city tour of Trujillo to see the lovely Colonial and Republican era houses. Following this is a stop at the National University Museum, where you will see interesting paraphernalia from cultures that inhabited the area. Afterwards, you will visit the Pyramids of the Sun and of the Moon, important religious and political centers, and catch a glimpse of the majesty of these ceremonial complexes, decorated in relief and multi-colored friezes. There are also ongoing restoration works being conducted by archeologists for you to witness.