Private Arrival Transfer: Chiclayo Airport to Hotel
Start your trip to Chiclayo with a private transfer from Capitán FAP José A. Quiñones Gonzáles International Airport to your Chiclayo hotel. Travel in the comfort of a private vehicle, and skip the taxi queues and shared shuttles. Service is available 24 hours a day.When you arrive at Chiclayo’s Capitán FAP José A. Quiñones Gonzáles International Airport (CIX), your private driver will take you to your Chiclayo hotel in air-conditioned comfort. The airport is an approximate 15-minute drive from central Chiclayo. When making a booking, please provide all flight arrival details and full address of your accommodation. Your transfer will be confirmed instantly, and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver.Price is per person, based on 4 or more adults per car/vehicle.
Private Departure Transfer: Chiclayo Hotel to Airport
Enjoy a stress-free end to your Chiclayo vacation with a private transfer from your hotel to Capitán FAP José A. Quiñones Gonzáles International Airport. Travel with the space and comfort of a private vehicle, and skip the shared shuttles. Service is available 24 hours a day.At your specified time, your private driver will pick you up at your Chiclayo accommodation and take you in air-conditioned comfort to Capitán FAP José A. Quiñones Gonzáles International Airport (CIX), approximately 3 miles (5 km) from central Chiclayo.When making a booking, please provide all flight departure details and full address of your accommodation. Your transfer will be confirmed instantly, and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver.Price is per person, based on 4 or more adults per car/vehicle.
Private Tour: Chiclayo City Sightseeing and Witch Market
Between your tours to Chiclayo’s many archeological sites and museums, spend a morning getting to know the city itself on this private sightseeing tour. You’ll visit the pretty Paseo de las Musas, as well as Plaza Principal, the main square, home to two of Chiclayo’s top landmarks — the cathedral and Municipal Palace. Then discover the city’s most fascinating attraction, the Witch Market, where you’ll browse shops chock-full of traditional healing remedies like herbs, animal skins and mystery potions. A private guide provides you with more personalized attention and guidance.After hotel pickup by your private guide, your 1-hour Chiclayo city tour starts at the Paseo de las Musas (the Walk of the Muses), a pleasant park in the city center. Stroll through the park with your guide to the Greek-style pavilion that features the elegant statues of the nine Greek muses, who were the daughters of Zeus. As you admire the detailed sculptures of Calliope, Clio and the rest, your guide will tell you about the artist, Peruvian Miguel A Diaz, and explain the motto written on the pavillion — Heroica Ciudad de Chiclayo (Heroic City of Chiclayo). Next, head to Chiclayo’s nearby main square, Plaza Principal (also known as Parque Principal), and learn from your guide why the main square is not called Plaza de Armas like most other main squares in Peru. Admire the square’s colonial architecture and neoclassical cathedral, which was built in 1869 and designed by Gustave Eiffel (of Eiffel Tower fame). Then visit the Municipal Palace across the street for a quick tour. Originally built in 1919 during Chiclayo’s Republican period, it was destroyed by a fire and rebuilt in 2006 as a museum.Your city tour ends at the Witch Market, where you have about 1.5 hours to spend with your guide, who can help translate and explain the purpose of the market. Part of the larger city market, Mercado Modelo, the Witch Market (Mercado de Brujos) is a section of shops and stalls where local curan
Private Tour: Brüning National Archeological Museum
The vast array of archeological sites and museums around Chiclayo can be a bit overwhelming, so take a private tour to the impressive Brüning National Archeological Museum; your private guide provides a personalized experience, informing you about the Moche, Chimu and other ancient Peruvian cultures while you admire the collection of artifacts. See the beautiful jewelry, stone works, textiles, pottery, headdresses and more that make up the museum’s collection and provide a little insight into these fascinating civilizations.ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Museo Arqueologico Nacional Bruning, Calle Huamachuco, Lambayeque PeruAfter hotel pickup, head with your private guide about 15 minutes northwest of Chiclayo to the Brüning National Archeological Museum (Museo Arqueológico Nacional Brüning) in Lambayeque. When you get inside, your guide will lead you around, explaining the museum’s 1,500-plus pieces. Named after German researcher and antiques collector, Hans Heinrich Brüning, who moved to Peru in 1875, the museum houses the extensive collection of artifacts that Brüning gathered during his time there, as well as additional items that have since been donated and acquired. The museum covers several of northern Peru’s ancient cultures, including the Moche, Chimu and Chavin. See pottery, ceremonial objects, wood items, extravagant jewelry, precious stones, metals, textiles and more, including items from the famous Lord of Sipán tomb. Don’t miss one of the museum’s highlights, the Sala de Oro (Gold Room), where many gold objects like masks and vases are kept safe. After your tour, your guide will return you to your hotel in Chiclayo.Duration: 3 hours
Lord of Sipán Royal Tombs Museum Tour
See some of the rarest and most fascinating artifacts of Peru’s ancient Moche civilization at the Royal Tombs Museum. On this tour from Chiclayo with a knowledgeable guide, gain insight into the Moche people, who lived in northern Peru from the 1st to 8th centuries. In 1987, archeologists excavated Moche tombs filled with treasures, as well as mummies like the Lord of Sipán, which now reside at the museum in Lambayeque, just north of Chiclayo. Choose the private tour option for a more personalized experience, if you wish.ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum, Juan Pablo Vizcardo Y Guzman 895, Lambayeque PeruAfter hotel pickup in central Chiclayo, head with your guide to the Royal Tombs Museum in the town of Lambayeque, 7 miles (11 km) north of Chiclayo. When you arrive, marvel at the museum’s unusual exterior — a replica of a Moche tomb — before heading inside with your guide for your tour. While you walk around, learn about the museum’s history and impressive collection of artifacts from your guide. Open since 2002 and dedicated to the excavated tombs of the ancient Moche civilization, the museum is named after the Lord of Sipán, the name given to one of the bejeweled Moche mummies found in northern Peru in 1987. See gold and silver artifacts, precious stones, jewelry, headdresses and other rare treasures found in the Moche tombs, and learn about the theory archeologists have about how the Moche lived and what position the Lord of Sipán held in the ancient community. When your tour is over, you’ll be returned to Chiclayo.Duration: 3 hours
Horseback riding North of Peru pyramds of Batangrande) and Reserve Pomac forest
Horseback riding tour through world's largest dry forest visiting the archeological complex, the pyramids of Lord of Sican/Batangrande (Lambayeuqe-Culture). You will ride on our typical Peruvian Pasohorses. This horse is the smoothest riding horse in the world. Its endurance and willingness to work, not to mention its extremely comfortable gait, makes hours in the saddle pure pleasure. The Peruvian Paso Horse is considered Cultural Heritage of Peru.We will ride along sugarcane, corn- and ricefields to the Pomac Forest until we reach to the archeological complex of the Lambayeque Culture, "the Goldpyramid"The Sanctuary was created on 01 June 2001 to conserve the cultural and scenic zone made up of the forest of Pómac and the archaeological complex of Sicán. It covers an area of 5,887.38 hectares at an altitude of between 80 and 300 masl. The site contains 36 pyramids from the pre-Inca culture of Sicán, and it was here that the tomb of the Lord of Sican was discovered: a lavish burial with beautiful artifacts made of gold and other metals. It is now possible to visit the archeological complex where the famous ceremonial knives known as Tumi were found.Pómac forest is a habitat for many species typically found in dry woods, especially birds of many kinds, some of which are endemic. It is an important spot for bird-watchers. The Sanctuary also contains an ancient tree: an enormous carob with a bizarre shape, over 4 centuries old.
Batan Grande Archeological Site and Sicán National Museum Tour from Chiclayo
Immerse yourself in Peru’s ancient Sicán civilization, which inhabited the region from 750 to 1300 AD. This 4-hour tour takes you to two Sicán attractions just north of Chiclayo. Visit Pómac Forest Historical Sanctuary, where the tomb of an elite Sicán was discovered on the former Batan Grande sugar plantation. Explore the ancient pyramids with a knowledgeable guide, and then see the wide array of fascinating artifacts found in the tomb at the Sicán National Museum. You have the option to choose a private tour for a more personalized experience.After hotel pickup, head with your guide about 22 miles (35 km) north of Chiclayo to the Pómac Forest Historical Sanctuary (Santuario Histórico Bosque de Pómac), an area of protected algarrobo trees that cover the grounds of Batan Grande, an old sugar cane farm where the Sicán archeological ruins are located. You have about 1.5 hours here to explore with your guide. Admire the dozens of ancient pyramids built by the Sicán people, who inhabited this region from around 750 to 1300 AD, after the Moche people. Learn about the amazing discovery in 1992 of an ancient tomb that held an important member of Sicán society. Inside the tomb, archeologists found an enormous amount of masks, crowns, bracelets, weapons, armor and other precious metals and jewelry, most of which now resides at the National Museum of Sicán, your next stop.When you arrive at the museum in the town of Ferreñafe, take a 1.5-hour tour with your guide. Learn about Sicán life and culture as you examine artifacts like feathered funeral masks, textiles, pottery, gold and silver items, and other valuable objects found in the Batan Grande tomb. Plus, admire a replica of the tomb, and learn about the excavation process through the museum’s detailed displays. Your tour ends with hotel drop-off back in Chiclayo.
Chiclayo Private Archeological Tour: Huaca Rajada, Tucume and Sipan Royal Tombs
Discover the archeological ruins and artifacts of two of northern Peru’s ancient cultures — the Moche and the Sican — on this private day trip from Chiclayo. With an experienced guide, start at Huaca Rajada, famous for being the discovery site of the Lord of Sipán mummy in the 1980s. Then visit the former Sican capital city of Túcume, founded in the 8th century, and finish up at the Lord of Sipán Royal Tombs Museum to see the jewelry, ceramics and other artifacts found in the Moche tombs. Lunch is included.After hotel pickup in Chiclayo, your tour starts with the 45-minute drive east to Huaca Rajada, the archeological site where the remains of the Moche mummy known as the Lord of Sipán were found in 1987. When you arrive, walk around with your private guide to see the adobe pyramid built by the Moche people, the civilization that inhabited this region from the 1st to 8th centuries. While you explore, learn about the important excavation that unearthed the Lord of Sipán, who was entombed with jewels and other treasures. Then travel about an hour north, on the other side of Chiclayo, to Túcume, also known as the Valley of the Pyramids (Valle de las Pirámides). Made up of 26 pyramids, this archeological site was once the regional center for the Sican culture, who succeeded the Moche people and lived in this region until approximately 1375. Next, head to an area restaurant with your guide to enjoy a lunch of traditional regional cuisine, and then travel back toward Chiclayo to your final stop, the Lord of Sipán Royal Tombs Museum (Museo Tumbas Reales de Sipán). Housed in this museum, which opened in 2002, are some of the rarest artifacts from the Moche civilization, including the treasures found buried with the Lord of Sipán. Before entering, take a few minutes to admire the museum’s striking exterior — a replica of a Moche tomb. Then head inside to see gold and silver artifacts, precious stones, jewelry, headdresses and more, and learn about the Moch
3-Day Northern Peru Archeological Tour from Chiclayo to Trujillo
Discover the best of northern Peru’s archeological sites and museums on this 3-day tour of Chiclayo and Trujillo. Learn about pre-Incan cultures like the Moche, Sicán and Chimú, and marvel at ancient wonders like Huaca Rajada, the Temple of the Moon and Chan Chan — a UNESCO World Heritage site. See pyramids and mummies, visit the Lord of Sipán Royal Tombs Museum and Sicán National Museum, and admire hundreds of artifacts. Four classes of accommodation are available to suit your budget, and a local guide ensures you enjoy a fascinating experience.Your 3-day tour starts at the Chiclayo airport (Capitán FAP José A Quiñones Gonzáles International Airport), where you’ll be met by your local guide. Please note that airport pickup is only included for flights that land before 8:30am; if you land after this time, you will miss the morning excursion and must make your own way to your hotel in Chiclayo. If you are planning to fly out of Trujillo at the end of Day 3, you must schedule your flight for 8:30pm or later, as your activities on Day 3 will not end in time for you to make an earlier flight. Please also note that if you stay in Trujillo on your own past Day 3, you will not be able to use the provided airport transfer on any other day. You have your choice of four levels of hotel accommodation in Chiclayo and Trujillo: Comfort Class (Casa de la Luna and La Posada del Rey), Tourist Class (Los Portales Chiclayo and Costa del Sol Trujillo), First Class (Costa del Sol Chiclayo and Costa del Sol Trujillo) or Deluxe Class (Casa Andina Select Chiclayo and Libertador Trujillo). Breakfast is included at all hotels. Lunch is included on Days 1 and 3; all other meals are at your own expense, and your guide can provide recommendations for local restaurants.