Renowned for the remarkable legacy of the Incas, Peru was in fact home to countless ancient civilisations. Venturing off the tourist trail, this tour visits northern Peru, where you can discover the wealth of history displayed by the pre-Inca Moche, Chimu and Chachapoya cultures, as well as explore colonial cities, including Trujillo and Cajamarca.
From Lima, fly to Cajamarca. Explore the colonial
town, visit the Ransom Chamber and overnight. (N)
Travel to Leymebamba. Visit the museum, which
contains 200 mummies, and the cliff tombs of
Revash. (B, D)
Drive to Chachapoyas via the Kuelap fortress, one
of the largest ancient sites of the Americas. Visit
the Gocta Falls and stay nearby. (B, D)
Drive towards the coast to Chiclayo and visit one
of the excellent museums, such as the Museum
of the Royal Tombs of Sipan. (B)
Continue to Trujillo, visiting the mystical El Brujo
pyramid complex and the Lady of Cao museum
en route. Explore the Sun and Moon pyramids
and the adobe city of Chan Chan. (B)
This tour can be combined with any
other destinations within Peru.
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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The Casa Andina Select Chiclayo is a 4-star hotel located close to the main plaza in the heart of Chiclayo. There are 129 rooms with cable television, a minibar and air conditioning. The hotel's facilities include a bar, restaurant and outdoor swimming pool, and free wireless internet access is available throughout the...
The Costa del Sol Cajamarca is located on the main square. This modern hotel features 71 rooms, a restaurant and a cosy bar. Other facilities include a small indoor swimming pool, gym and business...
This intimate hotel has only four rooms and was originally a house for observing hummingbirds. The name translates as 'Hummingbird Inn' from Quechua, and the 10 hummingbird feeders that are dotted around still attract large numbers of these beautiful birds. Built from ecologically-sourced timber, the hotel blends into its cloud forest surroundings. Each room has an en suite bathroom and a private terrace overlooking the museum and a pond. Kenti Cafe is the property's adjoining eatery, offering local and international...
Located in a colonial mansion on the main plaza, the 79-room Hotel Libertador has a restaurant and bar, business centre, outdoor pool, sauna and...
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PEC2017: 8 Nights
The main reason for visiting Chiclayo is use it as a base from which to explore the...
Situated in the northern highlands at an altitude of 2,650 metres, Cajamarca was one of...
Peru’s northern coast is home to some of the country’s greatest archaeological treasures...