Lord Of Sipán Royal Tombs Museum Tour - Chiclayo

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Group tour: 2pm, Private tour: 9am or 2pm
  • Departure Details :
    Departs from all centrally located Chiclayo hotels
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

See some of the rarest and most fascinating artifacts of Perus ancient Moche civilization at the Royal Tombs Museum. On this tour from Chiclayo with a knowledgeable guide, gain insight into the Moche people, who lived in northern Peru from the 1st to 8th centuries. In 1987, archeologists excavated Moche tombs filled with treasures, as well as mummies like the Lord of Sipn, which now reside at the museum in Lambayeque, just north of Chiclayo. Choose the private tour option for a more personalized experience, if you wish.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide

Know More about this tour

After hotel pickup in central Chiclayo, head with your guide to the Royal Tombs Museum in the town of Lambayeque, 7 miles (11 km) north of Chiclayo. When you arrive, marvel at the museums unusual exterior a replica of a Moche tomb before heading inside with your guide for your tour.

While you walk around, learn about the museums history and impressive collection of artifacts from your guide. Open since 2002 and dedicated to the excavated tombs of the ancient Moche civilization, the museum is named after the Lord of Sipn, the name given to one of the bejeweled Moche mummies found in northern Peru in 1987.

See gold and silver artifacts, precious stones, jewelry, headdresses and other rare treasures found in the Moche tombs, and learn about the theory archeologists have about how the Moche lived and what position the Lord of Sipn held in the ancient community.

When your tour is over, youll be returned to Chiclayo.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking