Visit the oldest city in América continent + Lunch in Huacho city (included with drinks).
We go in North directión to get Panamerican Highway. A cloudy desert shows us the influence of the Humboldt sea current in peruvian Coast, then we see some fields. After some hours of trip, we take a detour in direction to the archeological complex.
Caral is one of the oldest cities in the world (3000 B. C. ) and the oldest one in América continent, it's placed in the select group of the most ancient civilizations of the planet: China, Egypt, Mesopotamia and India.
In Caral we'll see some truncated pyramids with upstairs, important to get the top of each one for making rituals. Altars of Fire indicate us that some objects and remains of animals were burned during special ceremonies as long as the high class was in meetings at the Amphitheaters.
Made of stones and mud, Caral have withstood many earthquakes, for that, it was investigated by some japanese universities to know why is indestructible. In Huacho city we have lunch that is included.
We back Lima city.
Place 1: Caral archeological complex (truncated pyramids, altars of sacred fire, amphitheaters).
Place 2: Huacho city (stop for Lunch)
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I'll go where yo were: House of relatives, Hotel, Cruise Ship (if you come by Cruise, is necessary using the shuttle bus to go out from the dock to the main door 'cause the Guides can't get in. I'll be in the door with your name on a sign).
In case of the Airport is necessary to make another booking for picking up.
End location: Let me know where you wish to end the tour.
Duration: 12 hours
We'll be using a comfortable and private vehicle a/c (H1 or similar).
For bigger groups, I can get a larger vehicle.
Lunch in Huacho city (included with drinks)
Signal Wi-Fi for Internet (Social Networks)
Estimated Local Cash Needed
200 3.25 soles for 1 dollar - For souvenirs or snacks
*Combine this tour with other places of your interest:
Caral, 5,000 years defying the time + Water Fountains Park
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Alfredo was very knowledgeable and shared his insights about Peruvian society, history, politics, and culture. He kept us engaged during the long drive to Caral. Our driver, Carlos, was very skilled at navigating heavy, chaotic traffic with confidence. We recommend this tour.