Chan Chan Tour Trujillo

Cultural & Theme Tours in Trujillo

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Learn about one of the biggest and most fascinating civilizations that lived on northern Peru. This civilization was the hardest to defeat by the Incas. Visit one of the biggest ancient cities made of mud. Local operator managed by young professional tour guides. 15 minutes away from downtown Trujillo City. Duration: 4 hours. Included: - Huaca Arco Iris o Dragón, - Chan Chan, (Nik- an Palace), - Huanchaco Beach.
Chan chan is not only the biggest city made of mud in South America,but also it ispart of the world cultural heritage by UNESCO.This city was build by Chimu people, who were the hardest civilization to conquerby the Incas.In this tour you will have the chance to visit Nik-an, one of the 11palaces in Chan chan, where tourist learn about their life stile, gods, traditions,and art. They developed a 600km long civilization and found interesting ways tosurvive and irrigate their planting on the desert.Also, you will have the chance to visit the museum where most of visitors arefascinated by their incredible skills to work with metal. Apart from that, you willsee why this ancient civilization is considered the first surfers in the history.They created Caballitos de Totora, famous small boats made of cattail(reed), in whichthey fished and surfed on the Pacific Ocean.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Professional guide
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
  • Transportation

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Lunch
  • Hotel drop-off