Lord of Sipán Tour

Description

Lord of Sipan Tour

The Lord of Sipán (El Señor de Sipán) is the name given to the first of several mummies of the Moche culture, found at Huaca Rajada, an archaeological site roughly 30km outside of Chiclayo.

Some archaeologists consider this find to be one of the most important archaeological discoveries in South America in the last 30 years, as the main tomb was found intact and untouched.

Huacas like the Huaca Rajada are pyramid-like monuments built by the Moche culture as well as the ancient Sicán and Lambayeque culture near Chiclayo.

The extraordinary artifacts found in the excavations are conserved and displayed in two museums: the Museo de Sitio Huaca Rajada and the Royal Tombs of Sipán Museum.


Itinerary

We start the tour in Chiclayo and drive to the famous archaeological sites. The first visit is the famous Huaca Rajada of Sipán and the site of archaeological excavation. Around noon we stop in the Province of Lambayeque to have lunch (not included). Afterwards, we visit the Museo de Sitio at Huaca Rejada and the viewpoint of the site. The next stop will be the Pyramids of Túcume where we learn about the ancient cultures in a guided tour. Afterwards, we make a stop at the famous Royal Tombs of Sipán Museum before we make our way back to Chiclayo.

Departs:

Start at around 10:00 am in the city center of Chiclayo.

Returns:

End of the tour at around 6:00 pm in the city center of Chiclayo.

Photos

Lord of Sipán Tour
Lord of Sipán Tour
Lord of Sipán Tour

Practical Information

Leaving: Tuesday through Sunday
Duration: full day
Transport: Tourist bus
Price: Contact us
Others: Please note that all itineraries are subject to change. All public museums are closed on Mondays in northern Peru.

Bring With You
  • Day Pack
  • Good Shoes
  • Rain Jacket or a Poncho
  • Hat or Cap to protect you from the sun or the cold
  • Sun Block
  • Water and Snacks
  • Camera
Included
  • Professional bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
  • Entrance to all visited sites
Not Included
  • Meals
  • Pick-up at your hotel (can be arranged with Dos Manos)
  • Tip for your guide


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