Trujillo - El Brujo - The Mystery Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is suitable for children but they must supervised by a parent

Friendly: Yes.
No, We will take private car and also do some walking

Maximum travelers: 5



Spanish (fluent), Italian (basic), French (fluent), English (advanced)

A Private Tour with a Local Guide

"El Brujo" Archeological Complex is one of the most famous shamanic ceremonial centers in northern Peru. Even today the shamans gather in this place to practice their ceremonies.
Moche civilization inhabited this site from the 1st to the 8th century and in this temples we will see wonderful painted relieves with the Moche Iconography.
Be amazed by the museum of Cao, which houses the mummy of a woman ruler, discovered in 2006, so well preserved that still today we can see her tattoos.
We continue our tour in Huanchaco which is one of the few places in Peru where people still fish with their ancestral fishing boats called "Caballito de Totora". We will have the oportunity to see how fishermen make and use them.

Please let me know if you have any special requests in order to adjust the schedule according to your needs. I can organize private tours for different numbers of people. If the size of your group is not in the published range, contact me to know the special price. I have small and big vehicles.


In this excursion we can visit:

* "El Brujo Archeological Complex".

* Cao Museum.

* Time to take lunch (optional).

* Huanchaco beach, traditional fishing village where even today is posible to see the old red boats used by fishermen.

* Pick up and Drop off at your centrally located hotel/accommodation, cruise ship port and/or airport.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel

End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel

Duration: 7 hours


We will take private car and also do some walking.

All the cars are comfortable and with air conditioning.

What’s Included

Other: It includes:
* Private English speaking guide
* Private transportation in a modern car with AC
* All your entrances fee
* Bottle of water and snacks
* Permanent assistance

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 USD - Just in case you want to have lunch.

What’s Extra

Other: Souvenirs, food, drinks and other expenses are not included in the program description.


No restrictions

A Recent Review of this tour

This was an excellent tour. Luis was very knowledgeable about the different places that we went. Carlos (the driver) was also very good. They were very helpful with the ones in our group that had walkers and canes. They took us to a traditional fishing village and we saw the reed boats they use today. They gave us plenty of time to look around at each place we visited.. We were very pleased with the tour. He was very easy to understand.
Kay Moore

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