No results found

{[{item.label}]}

Events in Peru

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Peru

Welcome

Login to your account below, if you do not have an account, select Register.

Or Login with your preferred Social Media Account

Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Google

Register your account below, if you already have an account, select Login.

From Lima: Full Day Trip to Caral

1 Reviews
ToursSightseeing ToursCulture & HistoryArchaeologyHistory & HeritageDay TripsEducational ActivitiesFamily-friendlyGroup ActivitiesTheme ToursDay Trips FromDay Trips ToMedium-risk activities

Discover the Sacred City of Caral, a representation of Andean culture which reflects the rise of civilization in the Americas more than 5,000 years ago. Explore the site's complex and monumental architecture, including 6 large pyramidal structures.

Highlights

  • Visit the oldest civilization in the Americas
  • Learn about the pyramids, altars, and main squares of Caral
  • Explore this 5,000-year-old archaeological site

Description

After being picked up from your hotel in Lima, travel to the north coast of Peru, which is known for its amazing archaeological complexes; evidence of the fascinating history of the country and South America. The remains of Caral will show you the history and culture of the oldest civilization in America. Arrive at the exceptionally well-preserved site, which is impressive in terms of its design and the complexity of it's architecture. As you explore, find great pyramids, squares, atriums, and altars where different sacred ceremonies and offerings to gods were performed. Marvel at the quipu (the knot system used in Andean civilizations to record information) found on the site which testifies to the development and complexity of Caral society. After your visit to the archaeological complex, go to the city of Huacho to see the Pittaluga House, the University Archaeological Museum, and the Malecón Playa Chorrillos. Enjoy lunch which is included before returning to Lima.

Includes

Round-trip transportation from Lima (hotels located in Miraflores, San Isidro or Historic Center of Lima). Professional tour guide (English and Spanish) Admission ticket to Caral Lunch Huacho city tour
Gratuities Beverages Souvenirs Personal expenses

Important Information

  • Children younger than 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult • Pickup from private residences, such as apartments or Airbnbs, are unfortunately unavailable. Please get in contact to arrange a convenient meeting point with the supplier. • Sales tax must be collected for Peruvians or foreign visitors who stay in Peru for more than 60 days; if applicable, sales tax will be collected by the local operator
  • Please note, you are required to have a negative COVID-19 PCR test (72 hours before travel). On arrival in Peru, you must take a test ordered by the Peruvian government, or the local partner can help to arrange a test at your hotel on the day of arrival. You will pay the cost of this test. If you do not take the test you will not be permitted to take part in any tours in Peru. A positive test result requires mandatory isolation. A negative test result requires no quarantine.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

Book an Experience

Reserve your experience now

CHECK AVAILABILITY

Gallery

Book an Experience Powered by My Guide Travel

My Lists

Create New Guide

OR

Mini Guides
Arrow

Login to create your guides for Peru.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide

Cancel

Cancel

You Might Also Like

Create & Share your Guide to Peru with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section

Lists

Mini Guides

Part of the My Guide Network

My Guide Peru is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations