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Batan Grande Archeological Site and Sicán National Museum Tour from Chiclayo

Chiclayo, North Coast, Peru

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After hotel pickup, head with your guide about 22 miles (35 km) north of Chiclayo to the Pómac Forest Historical Sanctuary (Santuario Histórico Bosque de Pómac), an area of protected algarrobo trees that cover the grounds of Batan Grande, an old sugar cane farm where the Sicán archeological ruins are located.
You have about 1.5 hours here to explore with your guide. Admire the dozens of ancient pyramids built by the Sicán people, who inhabited this region from around 750 to 1300 AD, after the Moche people. Learn about the amazing discovery in 1992 of an ancient tomb that held an important member of Sicán society. Inside the tomb, archeologists found an enormous amount of masks, crowns, bracelets, weapons, armor and other precious metals and jewelry, most of which now resides at the National Museum of Sicán, your next stop.
When you arrive at the museum in the town of Ferreñafe, take a 1.5-hour tour with your guide. Learn about Sicán life and culture as you examine artifacts like feathered funeral masks, textiles, pottery, gold and silver items, and other valuable objects found in the Batan Grande tomb. Plus, admire a replica of the tomb, and learn about the excavation process through the museum’s detailed displays.
Your tour ends with hotel drop-off back in Chiclayo.

Information

Includes:
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Batan Grande
  • Entry/Admission - Sican Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico Bosque de Pomac
Excludes:
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Meeting Point

Tour departs from most centrally located Chiclayo hotels
Please Note: This service doesn't include pick up in private residencies, example; Airbnb
Departure Time:
9:00 AM
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Returns to original departure point
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