Tour to the Ruins of Chan Chan

Chan Chan Ruins - Trujillo (0)
from/per person $35


Tour to the Ruins of Chan Chan

Our Tour to the Ruins of Chan Chan will take you into the world of the Chimu Kingdom.
We visit a large citadel built with mudbricks around 900 AC.
A wonderful monument, declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site.
Additionally, we also take you to visit the Chan Chan Museum which displays genuine artifacts found at the ruins.

Tour to the Ruins of Chan Chan

Part I: Chan Chan Museum.

09:00 h. Our tour to the Chan Chan Ruins starts at your hotel in Trujillo, our guide will pick you up from there.
Shortly afterward, we head to the Museum of Chan Chan.

At the museum, you will be able to see various original artifacts that were found in Chan Chan by the archaeologists.
Among the pieces, you will find ancient vessels, weapons, stone works, textiles, and other remains found at the ruins.

Likewise, we will learn aspects about the origins of Chan Chan and also about the people who once inhabited the site.
Some scholars believe that during the heydays of Chan Chan, more than 50,000 people inhabited the city.

Most of Chan Chan’s inhabitants were farmers, metal workers, and above all fishermen
Later on, we will continue our tour to the ruins of Chan Chan, located nearby.

Part II: Ruins of Chan Chan.

Once inside Chan Chan, our local guide will lead you throughout the ruins visiting the most important sectors.

First, we will see the grand plaza, a large square where the Chimu people carried out lavish ceremonies.
Around the plaza, you will see friezes decorating the walls, showing mainly marine creatures.

Following the trails of Chan Chan, we explore various other sites, including mausoleums, and many decorated walls.
Furthermore, the walls reveal a close relationship between the Chimu people and the sea, as most of the friezes show marine life.

After exploring the site, we will return to your hotel in the city of Trujillo.

End of our service.

What is included?

  • 09:00 h. Pick up from your hotel in Trujillo or Huanchaco.
  • Private transportation.
  • English speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees.
  • Drop off at your hotel at the end of the tour.

What is NOT included?

  • Extras & gratitude.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Light clothing.
  • Sun hat.
  • Water.
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
  • Free cancellation – Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund.
  • Covid-19 precautions – Special health and safety measures apply.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Mobile ticketing – Use your phone or print your voucher.
  • Live tour guide – English.

Our Tour to the Chan Chan Ruins is subject to availability.
We highly suggest to send us an e-mail and ask for availability.
For a quick reply, you may contact us via WhatsApp at +51 956691155.