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3 days / 2 nights

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Archeological sites

Archeological sites

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USD 222 per person

The capital of the eternal spring

Trujillo

What are you waiting for visit Trujillo city? Here you will know more about the Mochica culture and you could explore the Sun and Moon Temples, ChanChan and Dragon’s Temple.

Trujillo city is the capital of La Libertad department. It is located at the Peruvian northwest and is the third most important city of the country. Founded in 1534 by Miguel de Estete, it was the provisional capital of Peru during its independence. Trujillo is known as the “City of Everlasting Spring” because its privileged weather throughout the year.

Like Chiclayo, Trujillo is territory of the Mochica culture, so in this Peru trip we can find archaeological remains of this culture such as the Sun and Moon Temples, Chanchan and Dragon’s Temple there.

Travel to Trujillo and discoverthe city of Chan Chan which was the capital of the great Chimú kingdom, a pre-Inca culture. It is located in the Moche Valley. Chan Chan is the biggest mud city in the world. It has a 20 km2 area and it can only be compared to the archaeological remains of Teotihuacán in Mexico or to the ancient cities of Egypt.

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Itinerary

day1 :

Trujillo: City tour

Upon arrival in Trujillo you will be transferred to the hotel with the assistance of a guide.

Visit the beautiful colonial mansions in Trujillo and marvel at their impressive portals, balconies and churches that are very well preserved. Then, we will have a guided tour in the National University of Trujillo’s Archeology Museum for an overall acknowledgment of the pre-Columbian cultures of the region.

Meals: None

day2 :

Trujillo: Visit to the Sun and Moon Temples, Chan Chan, Dragon Temple and Huanchaco

We will pick you up early in the morning to go to the Sun and Moon Temple. Once we arrive at the Moche valley, we will be received by a traditional family, descendants of the ancient inhabitants that built the impressive Sun and Moon Pyramids which were the power center in the Peruvian coast during the Moche times. Then, you can observe the amazing group of fresco paintings in adobe in one of the Moon Temple’s walls that was unearthed by the archaeologists.

After that, you can see several Mochica artefacts and tombs in the Huacas de Moche site museum, which displays different tools and high-artistic-level pottery.

The tour continues by visiting the Chimu´s culture Rainbow (Dragon) Temple. Then you will know the Chan Chan archaeological complex, which is approximately 18km2, the Nik-An Palace at the southwest of Chan Chan, walking through its ceremonial squares, worship sites, reservoirs, barns, cemeteries, etc.

Then, we will go to Huanchaco, an ancient fishing creek where you will see the “caballitos de totora” (totora “horses”) that are still used continuing with the artisanal fishing tradition.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

day3 :

Trujillo – Lima

At appropriate time we will be transferred to Trujillo airport to board your return flight.

Meals: Breakfast

Price

Destination Tourist Superior tourist Superior Deluxe

Trujillo

Portada del Sol

Awqa Concept

El Gran Marqués

Costa del Sol Centro

Price per person: USD 222 263 280 259

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Trujillo Portada del Sol
Price per person: USD 222
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Superior Tourist

Trujillo Awqa Concept
Price per person: USD 263
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Superior

Trujillo El Gran Marqués
Price per person: USD 280
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Deluxe

Trujillo Costa del Sol Centro
Price per person: USD 259
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Tour Inclusions

Prices per person in US Dollars, based on double occupancy.

INCLUDES:

  • 02 nights accommodation at the selected hotel
  • Transfer in and transfer out
  • All meals to the above-mentioned tours.
  • Bilingual guides in all the above-mentioned tours
  • All the entrance fees to the above-mentioned tours.
  • All due taxes

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Domestic and international flights
  • Airport taxes
  • Fees for excess baggage
  • Alcoholic drinks, softdrinks or bottled water
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • National or international personal phone calls
  • Not stated meals

Regulations

PRICES
All rates are expressed in US dollars, per person, based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice.

ITINERARY
All our itineraries have been very carefully prepared taking your trip’s best operation into account. However, changing the order of some tours or routes might be necessary in some cases. Although these changes occur in few instances, the itinerary details should be taken as a basic guide.

AIR TICKETS
If Colourful Peru oversees buying and issuing local-flight tickets, their prices may vary until the date of the flight’s booking and payment. Furthermore, the airline might change the flight number as well as its departure hour.

Once the flight reservation and payment are made, the latter will not be reimbursable. Changes regarding name, flight, route, trip’s date or cancellations are not allowed.

Hotel reservations that are not part of an organized trip

Cancellations and Reimbursements  

  • All reserve cancellations or annulments shall be communicated by email from Monday to Friday. In case the communication is made on Saturday or Sunday, the following Monday will be considered as the date of receipt.
  • If the cancellation or annulment is received 31 days before the date of entry to the hotel, the payment is reimbursable discounting administrative expenses.
  • If the cancellation or annulment is received between 16 and 30 days before the date of entry to the hotel, Colourful Peru will charge 50% of the total payment as a penalty.
  • In case of no-show or if the cancellation or annulment is received 15 days or less before the check-in date, the payment will not be refunded.

Booked trips

Cancellations and Reimbursements

  • All reserve cancellations or annulments shall be communicated by email from Monday to Friday, in case the communication is made on Saturday or Sunday, the following Monday will be considered as the date of receipt.
  • The email shall have the necessary information to be immediately attended.
  • If the cancellation or annulment is received up to 35 days before the booked trip’s start, the payment is reimbursable discounting administrative expenses.
  • If the cancellation or annulment is received between 16 and 34 days before the booked trip’s start, Colourful Peru will charge 50% of the total payment as a penalty.
  • If the cancellation or annulment is received 15 days or less before booked trip’s start, the payment will not be refunded.
  • On rare occasions, some tours can be affected or cancelled by climate conditions, riots, force majeure, etc. which are beyond the control of the airlines, hotels, suppliers or Live Corporation. In those cases, the company will not issue a refund.

(*) Note: some suppliers consider stricter cancellation conditions, consequently, they reserve the right to charge additional fees for other penalties in such cases.

Regarding the Inca Trail: the reserve is subject to its payment and there will not be reimbursements in case of cancellations, moreover, neither name nor date changes are allowed.

During peak season, the company reserves the right to change the cancellation regulations in case the suppliers apply other penalties or make the aforementioned changes.

LIABILITY
Live Corporation carries out your trip’s arrangements, books transfer services, hotel rooms or other travel services required on your behalf, consequently, the company takes no responsibility for the loss of items, flight or tours delays due to events of force majeure, accidents or other events.

Important!
Live Corporation disclaims any liability for medical conditions, pregnancy, mental or physical limitations that might put at risk the health or integrity of the passenger or third parties during the operation of the booked tours or that might jeopardize the trip’s progress. Therefore, the company will not be obliged to any refunds or to address claims regarding the aforementioned reasons, even when there are not noticeable problems in normal circumstances.

Given this, it is important for the passengers to inform the company whether there is any of the aforementioned impediments, so we can offer and suggest suitable services according to the existing limitations.

Useful Info

CLIMATE
The climate in Peru can be divided by zones: the western Andes that has a dry and cold climate in winter and its very rainy during the summer. The rainforest that has a hot, wet and rainy climate and the desert coast with a warm climate without regular rainfall.

Trujillo has a privileged climate, warm throughout the year with temperatures between18°C and 25°C. It is warmer during the summer (from December to March)

The rainy season is from November to March and some years it causes some landslides.

The weather doesn’t hold the trip back in general, except when the “El Niño” phenomenon is very aggressive.

TIME ZONE
Peru Time Zone according to Greenwich Mean Time is -5 (GMT -5), same as Bogotá and Mexico throughout the year and same as New York during summer. When it is midday in Peru the hour in the most important cities is:

São Paulo 14:00
Frankfurt 19:00
Nueva York 13:00
Londres 18:00
Hong Kong 01:00 + 1day
Singapur 01:00 + 1day

ALTITUDE
In Trujillo: 52 meters above sea level

WE RECOMMEND

  • Windbreaker
  • Camera
  • Long-sleeve shirt
  • T-shirts
  • Sweater and jacket
  • Repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Trek boots or snickers
  • Cap or hat
  • Water-resistant clothes
  • Sun block

HEALTH
The Peruvian Andes are at high altitudes, so it is necessary to take precautions to avoid altitude sickness or “soroche”. It is important to rest a few hours, to walk slowly and to eat light before beginning any tour. We also recommend drinking coca tea that helps with acclimatization. Even though water is potable in most cities, it is advisable to drink bottled water to avoid any problems.

VISA
To know if you need a visa to enter Peru, please go to the closest consulate since the requirement may vary at any moment. For more information, please go to:

Visa types to enter Peru

LANGUAGE
Peru’s official language is Spanish, which is spoken by 80% of the population. However, there is a large portion of the population that speaks Quechua and Aymara (especially in the Peruvian Andes). Moreover, we can find 55 dialects in the Amazonian rainforest.

ELECTRICAL CURRENT
Electricity in Peru is 220 Volts and 60 Hertz. In some hotels, you may find dual voltage outlets, however, we suggest checking your appliances’ voltage and take precautions by having a power adapter or converter.

PERUVIAN GASTRONOMY
During the last years, the Peruvian gastronomy has become famous because of its variety and exquisiteness. Among the most known dishes you can find the ceviche, a dish made of fish and seafood marinated in lemon juice.

The gastronomy in the north of Peru is one of the most important in the country. We can find arroz con pato (rice with duck), a dish made with cilantro, an aromatic herb that gives an amazing flavor to it. Among the typical dishes we can also find espesado, a corn soup with a side dish of yellow rice, tortilla de raya, which is an omelet made of skate fish with green onions and yellow chili. The white chicha is the zone’s typical beverage. In Trujillo, we can find cabrito con frejoles (goat meat served with beans), shambar (wheat soup made with pork’s skin and smoked ham), the sopa teóloga, turkey and hen broth with soaked bread, potato, milk and cheese.

Restaurants during your trip:
Trujillo: international, local and vegetarian food restaurants and fast food chains.

IMPORTANT
Colourful Peru reserves the right to make any changes without prior notice due to weather conditions, river levels, transport departures or arrivals, etc., to assure a better development of your trip’s operation.

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