North of Peru

An Endless Discovery

Intro

The cities of Chiclayo and Trujillo share the wealth of the Moche and Chimú cultures, creators of the great citadel of Chan Cha, the tomb of the Lord of Sipan, and many more archaeological places in the area.

The tomb of the Lord of Sipan, a very important Mochica warrior, reveals incredible value objects of gold and silver. While Chan Chan, in Trujillo, is the largest clay brick citadel built by a pre-Hispanic civilization in the Americas.

Main Attractions

General Information

Trujillo:

Altitude max:
4.008 MAMSL (Quiruvilca)

Altitude min:
3 MAMSL (Salaverry)


Chiclayo:

Altitude max:
3078 MAMSL (Incahuasi)

Altitude min:
4 MAMSL (Pimentel)

Weather:

Trujillo:

Maximum 22,7°C / 72,9ºF

Minimum 15,8°C / 60,4ºF

Chiclayo:

Maximum: 26,2°C / 79,2ºF

Minimum: 3°C / 63,1ºF

Access Routes

By Land: Chiclayo-Mancora (Piura)