Chiclayo & Lord of Sipan.
Chiclayo is the capital city of the Lambayeque region, in northwestern Peru. It is a gateway to archaeological sites such as Huaca Rajada to the east, the place of discovery of the tomb of the Lord of Sipán, a ruler of the ancient Moche culture. The Museum of the Royal Tombs of Sipán in the nearby city of Lambayeque exhibits artifacts from the tomb. Chiclayo is also known for its parks, gardens and access to tourist centers such as Pimentel.
Reception and transfer to the hotel. We will visit the city: Plaza Mayor, Cathedral, Teatro 2 de Mayo and Mercado de Brujos, also called Mercado Arbolario, where shamans or healers sell mystic products, herbs and others for tableware and shamaneria sessions. Overnight in Chiclayo.
Start of the excursion to the Huaca Rajada Archaeological Complex, where the tomb of the Lord of Sipán was found. Visit to the site museum. Departure to the Archaeological Complex Piramides de Túcume, a valley that houses 26 adobe pyramids that testify to the most exceptional period of the Lambayeque culture, among which stand out “Huaca 1” (“Huaca el Mirador”), “Huaca Las Estacas” and ” Huaca Larga “. We will also visit the Site Museum where ceramics of the same culture are exhibited. We will go up to the viewpoint of Cerro Purgatorio (Cerro La Raya) to appreciate the valley and the pyramids. Lunch. We continue our tour with the Royal Tombs Museum of the Lord of Sipán in Lambayeque, where the original remains of the Lord of Sipán are observed, as well as its more than 400 pieces including: earmuffs, necklaces, jewelry, ornaments and headdresses worked in gold, silver , turquoises, spondyllus, cotton and feathers. 06:00 PM Arrbo to Chiclayo. Overnight in Chiclayo.
We begin the excursion, visiting the National Museum of Sicán, located in the city Ferreñafe, there we can appreciate the pieces found in the tomb of the Lord of Sican, in the Huaca el Oro, in the Archaeological Complex of Batan Grande. The legend says that it was the god Naylamp who created the Sican, and is represented in many of the ceramics. The Sican or Lambayeque are known for their metallurgical art as funerary gold masks and their “tumi” or ceremonial knives. Then we went to the Historic Forest of Pomac, which is home to carob and zapote trees, as well as a large amount of fauna. The complex consists of 20 pyramids, of which we will see Huaca Loro; the millenary tree, a carob tree of more than 500 years, and the viewpoint from where we will have a spectacular view of the natural environment of the Seco forest. Timely transfer to the bus or airport agency.