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Ancient Citadels

Chan Chan, the largest clay citadel in the World, is located in the center of Trujillo and easy to visit.

Marinera dance, Trujillo, Peru
The Dance

The traditional Peruvian ``Marinera`` dance has its origins in the city of the eternal spring.

Artisan Fishing

Huanchaco fishermen use reed boats or ¨caballitos de totora¨to capture fish near the coastline and then surf the waves in.

Unique Lodging

Stay at the Moche Sanctuary Lodge and experience unique nights next to the Huacas of the Sun and Moon.

ARCHAEOLOGICAL MARVELS
ASTONISHING CLAY CITIES & GOLDEN TOMBS

The sunbathed neighboring cities of Trujillo and Chiclayo are a must-visit for those who seek a warm weathered journey along the shores of the Pacific Ocean.

These culture-packed cities have been the home of great pre-Inca civilizations such as ViruMoche, and Chimu; all cultures that can be appreciated by walking amongst the City of Chan Chan, the largest of ancient Peru and the largest adobe material construction in the World, visit the active archaeological site of the Temples of the Sun and Moon or gaze at the amazing gold collection at the Museum of the Royal Tombs of Sipan.

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UNIQUE SOCIETIES
ANCIENT FEMALE GOVERNANCE

Detailed research of the Moche culture has determined that women had great political and influence over that society, a discovery that was confirmed by the finding of a heavily tattooed female mummy buried along golden jewels, a crown, weaponry, and a young woman (believed to be a sacrifice), all things that have made the Lady of Cao an important figure of study in our history.

Visit these sites on your way through the northern coastal region of Peru!

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Trujillo & Chiclayo are located in the Northern Coast of Peru.

The weather in Trujillo & Chiclayo is sunny, warm, and arid all year round.

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WHAT TYPE OF DESTINATIONS ARE TRUJILLO & CHICLAYO?

Warm & sunny destinations where you will find archaeology, history, culture, and delicious culinary experiences.

WHAT ARE THE ROYAL TOMBS OF SIPAN AND WHY ARE THEY IMPORTANT?

The Royal Tombs of Sipan was a burial site of the Mochica culture in northern Peru that served as the final resting place for the Lord of Sipan. Its great relevance is based on that it was the first royal burial site discovered intact in South America along with over 600 fine jewelry objects made out of pure gold, precious stones, as well as natural fibers and other 8 people buried along with this ruler.

WHERE CAN I RIDE THE “CABALLITO DE TOTORA”?

In Huanchaco beach, at the outskirts of Trujillo, you can surf on the popular reed boats called “Caballito de Totora” or reed horses.

WHO WAS THE LADY OF CAO?

The Lady of Cao is believed to have been a high ranking priestess or ruler that was buried at the “El Brujo” Archaeological Complex. Her importance is due to that, according to the investigations carried out by archaeologists and anthropologists, she might have been one of the few and unique political rulers of the ancient male-centric world which makes the Moche culture a unique society to study.

WHAT IS THE BEST SEASON TO VISIT?

Since Trujillo & Chiclayo are very sunny and warm, called the lands of the eternal spring, they are perfect year round destinations.

RECOMMENDED ITEMS TO BRING

Our travel experts recommend you bring the following items to Chiclayo & Trujillo within your luggage.

Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, fresh cool clothes, bathing suits, fresh & relaxed footwear, and a light jacket for nighttime.

Surfers walking through the Huanchaco beach with a reed caballito de totora in Trujillo, near Chan Chan

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