Day 1: Arrival in Lima , pick up upon arrival and transfer to Your hotel in Miraflores
Night in Lima
Day2: Lima city Tour
afternoon flight to Trujillo
Night in Trujillo
Day 3: Flight to Chiclayo - Huaca rajada- Tucume and Sipan tours.
Early transfer from your hotel in Lima to the airport to board your plane to Chiclayo, Upon arrival Pick up from Chiclayo airport and transfer to your hotel hotel to drop off your luggage and freshen up. Then start with a tour to Huaca Rajada, the archeological site where the remains of the Moche mummy known as the Lord of Sipán were found in 1987. A 45-minute drive east of Chiclayo, Huaca Rajada consists of an adobe pyramid built by the Moche people, the civilization that inhabited this region from the 1st to 8th centuries. Explore the site with your guide, learning about the important excavation that unearthed the Lord of Sipán.
Then head about an hour north of Chiclayo to Túcume, also known as the Valley of the Pyramids (Valle de las Pirámides), an archeological site made up of 26 pyramids. With your guide, learn about the site’s history as the regional center for the Sicán culture, who are believed to have built Túcume around 700 AD.
You will have some time for lunch and then head back toward Chiclayo to end your day at the Lord of Sipán Royal Tombs Museum (Museo Tumbas Reales de Sipán). Some of the rarest artifacts from the Moche civilization, including those found buried with the Lord of Sipán, are housed in this museum, which opened in 2002.
Night in Chiclayo.
Day 4: Chiclayo -Sican Museum – Huaca el Brujo Lady of Cao - Trujillo
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, and then start your day with a tour to the Sicán National Museum in the town of Ferreñafe, 13 miles (20 km) north of Chiclayo. Explore the museum with your guide to see its large collection of artifacts found in the tomb of an important Sicán who was excavated in the early 1990s on the site of the Batan Grande sugar plantation.
After the museum, return to Chiclayo, where you have two hours of free time to have lunch on your own and finish up any packing. Then you’ll be picked up for the 3-hour drive toward Trujillo, about 130 miles (210 km) south of Chiclayo. When you reach the town of Casa Grande, detour toward the coast to visit El Brujo Archeological site, built by the Moche between the years 1 and 600 AD. See the three huacas (temples) that make up the site — Huaca Cao Viejo, Huaca Partida and Huaca Prieta Then visit the onsite museum dedicated to the Lady of Cao, a female mummy just discovered in 2006. Excavated in a highly preserved state, the Lady of Cao is thought to have been an important woman, maybe even a ruler, as she was found surrounded by ornate jewelry and weapons.and then make the final 1-hour drive to Trujillo.
Night in Trujillo.
Day 5: Trujillo - Huaca de la Luna - Dragon Temple- Chan Chan
Start your day with a tour to the Temple of the Moon (Huaca de la Luna), just 3.5 miles (5 km) south of town. Built by the Moche out of adobe brick used for ceremonial and religious events, and admire the frescoes that adorn the walls.
Lunch today is included at a local seafood restaurant, after which, you’ll head with your guide to Huaco el Dragon, the Temple of the Dragon — also known as Huaco del Arco Iris, or Temple of the Rainbow. Built for religious and ceremonial purposes by the Chimú people, who lived in northern Peru from about 900 to the 1400s, the adobe pyramid is known for its intricate frieze murals. With your guide, walk around the temple and learn a bit about the history of and theories behind the site. Next, continue your tour to Chan Chan, the former Chimú capital. This UNESCO World Heritage site is the largest pre-Columbian city in South America and was the center of Chimú political and cultural life from approximately 900 to 1470.
Finally, head about 15 minutes to Huanchaco, a coastal fishing village known for its caballitos de totora (little reed horses), small boats made out of reed that have been used by Peruvian fisherman for about 3,000 years. As you admire their interesting design, learn about their history and modern-day use from your guide.
Night in Trujillo
Day 6: After breakfast
Day 7: Chiclayo