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Ingles, Portugués

Vista General

The Chan Chan  Museum

 

Is a Peruvian museum, which is located in the department of La Libertad.

The museum has permanent and temporary exhibition halls. It also recreates the building of Chan Chan through models. The archaeological zone Chan Chan was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986 and included in the List of World Heritage in danger in the same year.

It houses around 15 thousand archaeological pieces of ceramics, lithic and metal pieces, textiles and bone remains.

 

Chan Chan Ruins

 

Chan Chan (in quingnam: Chan-Chan, ‘Glowing Sun’) is a pre-Columbian adobe city, built on the northern coast of Peru by chimúes. It is the largest adobe city built in America and the second in the world. It is located northwest of the Trujillo metropolitan area between the districts of Trujillo and Huanchaco. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986 and included in the List of World Heritage in danger in the same year.

Chan Chan is made up of nine citadel cities or small walled cities. The whole group was the capital of the Chimor kingdom, a state organization of the Chimú culture.

 

Huanchaco Beach

 

Is a historic watering place and a Peruvian city located on the shores of the Pacific Ocean in the District of Huanchaco that integrates the Trujillo Metropolitan Area in the La Libertad Region, currently part of the “Moche Route” . It is the most spa visited from the city of Trujillo. During the reign of the Moche and Chimú cultures, Huanchaco was an important port in the region.

It was recognized as a World Surf Reserve, on October 26, 2013, becoming the first beach in Latin America and the fifth in the world, to obtain this recognition; is also the scene of international surfing competitions, being known the World Longboard that takes place during the summer season of each year.

Huanchaco is famous worldwide for the totora horses used for navigation and fishing since the time of the mochicas and also of the chimúes. Even today the fishermen of Huanchaco continue with this ancestral tradition.

 

Campiña Moche

 

Characterized by its beautiful landscape of fields and its traditional adobe buildings, its excellent restaurants, playgrounds and tours within the archaeological zone Huaca of the Moon and the Museum of Huacas de Moche.

 

Huacas of the Sun and Moon

 

Are an archaeological complex located on the north coast of Peru, considered as a Moche sanctuary. It consists of a set of monuments located about five kilometers south of the city of Trujillo, in the Moche district. This archaeological site physically represented the capital of Mochica culture since the first century BC. C. until the ninth century AD. C.

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10:30 a.m.
We go to the CHANCHAN MUSEUM, which exhibits various original objects found in Chan Chan, among them idols of wood, ceramics, textiles, metal works and construction materials (adobes, ropes, beams).

--> Then we continue to CHANCHAN, capital of the chimney king, which is composed of 9 citadels or palaces. Each has similar formal characteristics such as: its monumental scale, very restricted access, complexity and elaboration of its architectural forms.
According to most researchers, the citadels were palaces that had several functions among them: residences of the elite, administration areas and in the end tombs of the Chimú kings.

--> We continue the tour arriving at HUANCHACO, traditional fishermen's cove, whose inhabitants until today preserve many of the customs of their Mochica ancestors; such is that the tiny boats called "caballitos" of totora are still the main work tool of the current fisherman huanchaquero.

1:00 p.m.
TIME FOR LUNCH (60 MINUTES).

2:30 p.m.
Then we go to the Moche countryside and appreciate the way of life of the mocheros, both in their crafts, expressed in the manufacture of ceramics, leather works, wood and stone carvings, basketry, and others, as in its gastronomy It also allows us to appreciate the landscape where its traditional crops and family gardens stand out.

--> We will make a stop at LA ASOCIACION DE CABALLOS DE PASO “ALCOR”, where we will appreciate the SHOW OF PERUVIAN HORSES OF PASSAGE AND NORTHERN SAILOR.

--> Finally we arrive at the HUACAS OF THE SUN AND THE MOON, considered as a Mochica sanctuary constituted by a set of monuments that physically represented the capital of the Mochica Culture since the 1st century BC. C. until the ninth century.

5:45 p.m.
we arrive to the city of Trujillo and end of our services.

6:00 p.m.
END OF TOUR

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