DAY 1:FULL DAY FOR LUNCH IN HUANCHACO, WITH STEP HORSES AND MARINERA SHOW INCLUDED
10:20 am We go to the CHANCHAN MUSEUM, which exhibits various original objects found in Chan Chan.
Then we continue to CHANCHAN, composed of 9 citadels or palaces. Each one has similar formal characteristics such as: its monumental scale, very restricted access, the complexity and elaboration of its architectural forms.
We continue the tour arriving at HUANCHACO, a traditional fishermen's cove, whose inhabitants still preserve many of the customs of their Mochica ancestors; such is the case that the tiny boats called "caballitos" de totora continue to be the main work tool of the current huanchaquero fisherman.
1:00 pmLunch time.
We will make a stop at THE ASSOCIATION OF PASSENGER HORSES BREEDERS "PALO MARINO", a place where we will appreciate for 40 minutes the spectacle of Peruvian Paso and Northern Marinera horses.
2:30 pmWe then head out to the Moche countryside and appreciate the way of life of the mocheros, both in their craftsmanship, expressed in the manufacture of ceramics, leather work, wood and stone carvings, basketry, and others, as well as in their cuisine. It also allows us to appreciate the landscape where their traditional crops and family gardens stand out.
Finally we arrive at the HUACAS DEL SOL Y DE LA LUNA, considered a Mochica sanctuary made up of a group of monuments that physically represented the capital of the Mochica Culture from the first century B.C. to the ninth century.
DAY 2:ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPLEX "EL BRUJO" AND THE LADY OF CAO
10:00 amDeparture to the Chicama Valley to visit the El Brujo Complex and the MUSEO DE LA SEÑORA DE CAO. The Señora de Cao or Dama de Cao is the name given to the mummy belonging to a ruler of the Mochica culture who is believed to have ruled the north of current Peru in the fourth century A.D.
14:30 Back in Trujillo.
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