City Tour Piura and Catacaos

Description

City Tour Piura and Catacaos

For those who would like to add some cultural experience to their visit in Mancora, there are some nice tours around the city of Piura. This city tour of Piura visits the Plaza de Armas with its historic buildings as well as the so called "Sala Arqueología", a hall dedicated to the culture of the region like the Vicús culture. The tour also includes a visit to the Museum Grau, located in an ancient mansion of the 17th century where we can see the original furnishings and learn about the life of Admiral Grau.

Later we stop to see valuable archaeological exhibits of ceramics by the Vicús culture, as well as canvases and oil paintings by local artists in the municipal museum. Afterwards, we continue our tour to Catacaos, where we can observe regional artisans in a demonstration of their art in the local potter's house. The city tour continues to the Narihualá, with the local museum and the archaeological ruins. At our last stop, the Calle Comercio, you can see fine local handicraft made of wood, clay, leather, gold and silver.


Itinerary

Start at around 9:00am in the city centre of Piura.

End of tour at around 3:00pm in the city centre of Piura.

Photos

City Tour Piura and Catacaos
City Tour Piura and Catacaos
City Tour Piura and Catacaos

Practical Information

Leaving: daily
Transport: Tourist bus
Duration: ca. 6h
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
  • Hat to protect you from the sun
  • Sun Block
  • Water and Snacks
  • Camera
Included
  • Professional bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
  • Transfer to all sites with tourist bus
  • Entrance to all visited sites
Not Included
  • Meals
  • Tip for your guide


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