Trujillo Shore Excursion tour
Welcome to Trujillo! During this amazing full day tour you will see all the most popular sights and experience the best parts of the city with a local guide. Trujillo is a friendly and colonial city, which is at the same time one of the main economic and cultural centers of northern Peru. What is more, It is known as "the city of the eternal spring" because its wonderful weather. It is the capital of the Marinera dance and Peruvian Paso horse breeding. It was the center of Moche and Chimú pre-Inca civilizations (50 A. D-1400 AD), whose Chan Chan citadel is the largest mud-brick construction in the Americas and named as World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1986. I will also show you the special things that make Trujillo great. As your private tour guide, I can adjust the schedule, duration and activities to meet your needs. Please let me know of any special requests you have.
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This is a nice and interesting full day excursion in which you will visit the most important archaeological sites of Trujillo, which developed during the Pre-Inca period, the colonial area of the city, typical villages in the countryside area, and the beach; where you will observe the totora reed boats (millenary boats used by the pre-Inca time fishermen).
The excursion depends on your arrival and departure time. During this full day, from 7 to 8 hours you usually have time to visit:
- The Sun & Moon Temples Archaeological site, Moche Museum and Countryside of Moche.
- Historical center of Trujillo and visit to a colonial mansion-museum. Walking to the old Central Market, you will appreciate the activity of vendors as well as local products in its most traditional way. Promenade around Main Square, time for pictures.
- Citadel of Chan-Chan: America's largest pre-Hispanic mud-brick citadel, (archaeological site belonging to the CHIMU pre-Inca culture).
- Huanchaco beach
- Time to take lunch (optional)
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you in your hotel or at the cruise ship terminal.
End location: I will drop you off in your hotel or at the cruise ship terminal at the right time.
Duration: 8 hours
We will take a private vehicle and also do some walking.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
80 Peruvian Soles - All expenses not included in the tour.
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Patricia was by far one of the best tour guides ever. She made her ancient people come alive and their lives relevant to ours. Her enthusiasm and charm were infectious and all four of us felt we received a very special opportunity to learn and enjoy. It was perfect.