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Sipan and Huaca Rajada
Half day

3-hour tour to the tomb of the Lord of Sipan located 33 Km (20 miles) southeast of the city on the terrain of a sugar-cane plantation.

The Lord of Sipan was found intact with all its treasures: over 200 pieces of pottery and more than 100 pieces of gold, silver and copper jewelry.

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Sipan and Huaca Rajada

ITINERARY:

Mochican archaeological reservation, located 35 km. (21.7 miles) southeast of Chiclayo. In 1987 Dr. Walter Alva began his investigations in this huaca, thanks to an initial hint given by some "huaqueros" (people from the region dedicated to profane huacas), and discovered the tombs of Señor de Sipan (Lord of Sipan), tombs of priests and important Mochicans, of ritual character.

He had also discovered, the tombs "El Sacerdote" (The Priest) and the tomb of the "Viejo Señor de Sipan" (Old Lord of Sipan).

The excavation in this location, constituted the first important tomb scientifically explored in Peru, being able to obtain an incalculable historical value, for allow knowing new aspects of the Mochica Culture and the reconstruction of its past. At the moment, the copies of the discovery of Señor de Sipan are located in the original place where they were founded; besides being in the process of investigation and with new excavations by the Bruning Museum.

NOT INCLUDED :

Alcoholic beverages.
Extras.
Tips or taxes.
Insurance and airline tickets (where applicable).
Hotel in Chiclayo.

INCLUSIONS:

All transfers.
Tour as described.
All tickets and entrance fees.
Experienced official guide.

PRICES:

Prices from US$ 85.09

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