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Tour from Trujillo:Chan Chan, Huanchaco, Sun and Moon Temples, and Dragon Temple provided by Viajes Pacífico

Tour from Trujillo:Chan Chan, Huanchaco, Sun and Moon Temples, and Dragon Temple

Tour from Trujillo:Chan Chan, Huanchaco, Sun and Moon Temples, and Dragon Temple
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from ₱4,382.28 per adult
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Last updated: 8 Sep 2020
A note from Tour from Trujillo:Chan Chan, Huanchaco, Sun and Moon Temples, and Dragon Temple
We suggest arriving in Peru with antibacterial gel for personal use.
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
After hotel pickup in Trujillo, relax during the short drive to your first destination in an air-conditioned minivan. Arrive at the ancient site of the Temple of the Sun and the Temple of the Moon, collectively known as the Temples of Moche, and set out to discover the fascinating past of the structures. Learn about the precise architecture and unlikely construction materials used; admire the intricate friezes that decorate the walls; and gain insight into the ceremonial functions of the colossal buildings.  Next, venture to the fearsome Temple of the Dragon to immerse yourself in the captivating customs of the Chimu civilization; admire the pyramid’s detailed depictions of deities before returning to the minivan to travel to the next site.  Take a curvaceous coastal road to the provincial village of Huanchaco, a fishing pueblo famed for its idyllic seaside situation and traditional fishing boats. Learn about the cultural significance of these unique sea vessels then feast upon home cooked regional specialties in an authentic restaurant. Sample sublime seafood and sip refreshing beverages during your meal.  Revitalized, head to the enormous archeological site of Chan Chan, declared the largest ancient city in South America. As the former center of Chimu politics and commerce, the 7-square-mile (18-sq-km) site boasts shrines, cemeteries, ceremonial plazas and reservoirs. Tour all of the significant features with your guide, discovering architectural precision and delving deeper into its ancient history.  Digest your newfound knowledge during to return journey to your Trujillo hotel, where your tour concludes.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 5243MOCHAHUA
Call +63 923-0990452
Important information
Inclusions
Hotel pickup and drop-off • Professional guide • Lunch • Entry/Admission - La Huaca del Sol • Entry/Admission - Huaca Arco-Iris or Huaca El Dragon
Exclusions
Gratuities • Food and drinks, unless specified
Duration
8h
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
Departure Point: Tour departs from most centrally located Trujillo hotels. Please Note: This service doesn't include pick up in private residencies, example; Airbnb, Cruise port. Return point: Returns to original departure point
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Inclusions
Hotel pickup and drop-off • Professional guide • Lunch • Entry/Admission - La Huaca del Sol • Entry/Admission - Huaca Arco-Iris or Huaca El Dragon
Exclusions
Gratuities • Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
Departure Point: Tour departs from most centrally located Trujillo hotels. Please Note: This service doesn't include pick up in private residencies, example; Airbnb, Cruise port. Return point: Returns to original departure point
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
8h
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    La Huaca del Sol
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Huaca Arco-Iris or Huaca El Dragon
    Admission included
    See details
  • 3
    Playa de Huanchaco
    See details
  • 4
    Chan Chan
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Christine R
Kaysville, UT137 contributions
When you have nothing but sand......
Jan 2018
This is a dry area and the structures created by inhabitants of this area are amazing. However, they have been somewhat degraded by time and weather. Interesting to see but not up there with some other ruins -- say Machu Picchu.
Written 4 February 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Dear Christineineden, It is a pleasure to greet you and thank you for sharing your experience in this site. We are pleased that you had a good experience in Peru, because our goal is to always give our customers a memorable experience, an experience that will make them share with their friends what they have lived in our country to make them want to visit us too. We hope you will return soon to Peru, a great variety of exciting destinations await you. The friendly Pacific travel team will serve you again. Thanks for your attention. Sincerely, Viajes Pacífico
Written 3 May 2018
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
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James Stephen L
James Stephen L
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Make sure you do this
This is not far out of Trujillo and a must see if you are in the area. Go to the museum first to get the historica
christineineden
christineineden
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Very interesting excavation
These ruins are very large and seeing the process of excavation and the many layers uncovered are especially intere
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