Northern Peru

The cities of Chiclayo and Trujillo share the wealth of the Moche and Chimú cultures, creators of the great citadel of Chan Cha, the tomb of the Lord of Sipan, and many more archaeological places in the area.

The tomb of the Lord of Sipan, a very important Mochica warrior, reveals incredible value objects of gold and silver. While Chan Chan, in Trujillo, is the largest clay brick citadel built by a pre-Hispanic civilization in the Americas.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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ALTITUDE

Max: 4 masl / 13 ft

Min: 3 masl / 10 ft

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WEATHER

Hot and sunny

Maximum: 23ºC  / 73F 

Minimum: 16ºC / 60F

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ACCESS ROUTE

By air: Lima – Chiclayo (1.5hrs) or Lima – Trujillo (1hr)

NOTHERN PERU INGREDIENTS

CHAN CHAN CITADEL

The largest mud citadel in the world and the capital of the Chimu kingdom. Walk around long patterned walls of the impressive maze-like construction and learn more about this mystical pre-Inca culture. 

For more Northern Peru Experiences, contact your Destination Expert at:

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