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FULL DAY TOUR TO THE ANCIENT CITY OF CARAL
Caral is a large settlement in the Supe Valley, near
Supe, Barranca province, Peru, some 200 km north of Lima. Caral is
the most ancient city of the Americas, and is a well-studied site of
the Caral civilization or Norte Chico civilization.
The urban complex is spread out over 150 acres (607,000 m²) and
contains plazas and residential buildings.
Caral was a thriving metropolis at roughly the same time that
Egypt's great pyramids were being built.
The main pyramid (Spanish: Pirámide Mayor) covers an area nearly the
size of four football fields and is 60 feet (18 m) tall.
Caral is the largest recorded site in the Andean region with dates
older than 2000 BCE and appears to be the model for the urban design
adopted by Andean civilizations that rose and fell over the span of
four millennia. It is believed that Caral may answer questions about
the origins of Andean civilizations and the development of the first
||Daily Departures from Lima Peru at 7.00am
||You will learn more about Peruvian ancient culture
||Not included, available upon request
||Lunch or Dinner included
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|7:00 a.m. Pick up the specific
point of encounter. We left Lima early we have the Pan American Highway
north to Vegeta. Then we will go for a trail in a way where cross canals,
plantations of the place, accompanied by the typical flora and fauna of the
place (Turtupilín in abundance). We also have the opportunity in this way to
observe the irrigation canals in the desert, bean-growing areas, sugar cane,
maize, cassava interaction with communities of place.
Once we arrive to the city of Caral we take our guided tour. You will see
the different constructions: 7 monumental pyramids, two of which can meet
the architectural layout of the first Peruvian civilization and America.
These buildings include an amphitheater, barbecue offerings in a circular,
central squares, residential areas and religious centers.
This city dates back to 5000 years old and is located chronologically
parallel to the construction of the pyramids in Egypt.
With the discovery of the archaeological city of Caral has a new timeline
view of the cities in America and the world.
Then continuing with our tour we return to Huacho, where we meet the main
square, church, the old casino and the famous enchanted lake, then lunch at
Casa Blanca Restaurant. At 17:30 pm return to the City of Lima. Arriving at
the place chosen concentration.
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All scheduled transportation. All transfers. All scheduled excursions with
English-speaking guide services. All entrance fees. Meals
as specified in the itinerary. CB= Continental Breakfast; B=Breakfast;
NOT INCLUDED IN THE FEE
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