Tours that include La Libertad
The La Libertad region and its capital, the city of Trujillo, offer various very interesting tourist attractions, such as: the clay city of Chan Chan, the Huaca of the Sun, the Huaca of the Moon, the El Brujo Archaeological Complex (Cao Viejo museum), the Huanchaco spa and more. The best way to visit these tourist attractions is with an all-inclusive tour. Find out which are the best tours in the La Libertad, Trujillo region.
Tour prices in La Libertad, Trujillo
Learn the prices of the main tours in the La Libertad region. The tours most requested by visitors are those that include a visit to archaeological sites such as the Huaca of the Sun, the Huaca of the Moon and the El Búho archaeological complex. Services are all included. Know the prices.
The provinces and tourist attractions of the La Libertad region
The department or region of La Libertad is divided into ten provinces. The city of Trujillo is its capital. It is also the third most populated city in Peru. There are various tourist attractions there. The same in its other nine provinces. Get to know all its tourist attractions!
Main tourist attractions
|Trujillo||City of Trujillo, Huanchaco spa, Chan Chan Citadel, Huaca of the Sun, Huaca of the Moon, Salaverry spa, Huaca del Dragón.|
|Ascope||El Brujo archaeological complex, Mocollope archaeological complex, Huaca Colorada, Salinar petroglyphs.|
|Bolivar||Pampa de Cujibamba, Laguna de Shopol, Nevado de Cajamarquilla.|
|Chepen||Cerro Chepén, architectural complex of Lurífico, citadel of San José de Moro.|
|Julcan||Archaeological remains of Cerro Sulcha, archaeological complex of Huasochugo, archaeological ruins of Cerro Ayangay.|
|Otuzco||Thermal baths of Huaranchal, the Paccha waterfall.|
|Pacasmayo||Pakatmanú archaeological complex, Canoncillo forest, Cerro Dos Cabezas, Pampa de los fossils.|
|Pataz||Laguna de Pías, archaeological remains of Nunamarca.|
|Sanchez Carrión||Wiracochapampa archaeological site, Markahuana-chuco archaeological complex, Yanasara hot springs, Saysacocha and Collasgón lagoons.|
|Santiago de Chuco||Calipuy National Reserve, Calipuy Sanctuary, Cachicadan thermal baths, Huashgon cave paintings, El Ojo thermal baths, Huambo waterfall.|
All the activities you can do on your trip to La Libertad!
The region of La Libertad offers various activities for tourists. It stands out, above all, for its archaeological sites, which show the passage of pre-Hispanic cultures of great importance such as the Mochica and Chimú. In addition, you can visit beaches, incredible landscapes and even do adventure sports.
- Incredible beaches and landscapes – The La Libertad region has beautiful beaches such as Huanchaco, Salaverry, Pacasmayo and more. In addition, there are Andean landscapes where you can see incredible landscapes such as: The Sanctuary of Calipuy, the Pías lagoon, the Chepén hill and more.
- Historical Sites – La Libertad is famous for its very important and historical archaeological sites such as: Chan Chan, El Brujo archaeological complex, Huaca of the Sun, Huaca of the Moon and more. Most show the passage of pre-Hispanic cultures such as the Mochica or the Chimú.
- Adventure sports – The beautiful landscapes of the La Libertad region are the setting for practicing different adventure sports such as surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, sandboarding, trekking and more. Most adventure sports are practiced on the beautiful beaches such as Huanchaco, Salaverry or Pacasmayo.
Which are the tourist services that a tour in La Libertad should include?
La Libertad offers the opportunity to visit many tourist attractions such as: the city of Trujillo, Chan Chan, the Huaca of the Sun, the Huaca of the Moon , the Huanchaco spa, the archaeological complex of El Brujo and more. The best way to see it all is on an all-inclusive tour organized by a formal tourism agency. Know everything that the tour includes.
- Pick up the tourist from the door of his hotel (in Trujillo)
- Full tourist transportation (round trip).
- Entrance to all tourist attractions to visit in La Libertad.
- Professional tour guide service (Spanish or English).
The main tourist attractions in the La Libertad (Trujillo) region
There are several tourist attractions offered by the region of La Libertad. The main ones are close to the city of Trujillo, its capital. These are: Chan Chan (the largest mud citadel in the world), the Huaca of the Sun, the Huaca of the Moon, the Huanchaco spa or the El Brujo archaeological complex (Dama de Cao museum). Learn more!
Chan Chan mud citadel
Chan Chan is recognized as the largest mud city in the world. It was built in the 9th century as a great citadel and capital of the Chimú state. It is located just 7 kilometers from the city of Trujillo. In 1998 it was included in the list of World Heritage Sites by Unesco.
The Huaca of the Sun and the Moon
The huacas of the Sun and the Moon are two contiguous archaeological sites located 5 kilometers from the city of Trujillo. Both are made of adobe and belong to the Mochica culture (2nd to 7th centuries), as an administrative center and religious site. It also had a later occupation by the Sicán and Chimú cultures.
El Brujo Archaeological Complex
The El Brujo archaeological complex was a ceremonial center of great importance belonging to the Mochica culture and other predecessor and successor cultures such as Cuspinique, Lambayeque, Chimú and Inca. It is made up of the Huaca Prieta, the Huaca Cao Viejo and the Huaca Cortada. There is the museum of Cao (mummy of the Lady of Cao).
Questions and answers about the trip to the La Libertad region (Trujillo)
The La Libertad region (and its capital Trujillo) allow you to discover an important variety of tourist attractions such as Chan Chan, Huanchaco, the Huaca of the Moon, the Huaca of the Sun and more. There are many doubts among tourists about the trip. Learn about the main questions and answers of tourists interested in traveling to La Libertad.
Which are the best tourist attractions in Trujillo?
The La Libertad and Trujillo region offer visits to important tourist attractions such as: the Huaca of the Sun, the Huaca of the Moon, Chan Chan, Huanchaco beach, the El Brujo Archaeological Complex, the Pacasmayo spa and more.
Which are the best beaches in Trujillo?
Trujillo is a coastal city in northern Peru. There you can visit beautiful beaches such as: Huanchaco beach, Chicama port, Mori port, Pacasmayo beach and Salaverry beach.
How is the weather in Trujillo?
The city of Trujillo, capital of the department of La Libertad, has a temperate and desert climate with sunny days that can reach 26ºC. and temperate nights of 16ºC. on average. The hottest days happen from January to March. The rest of the year shows sunny days and cool nights.
How far is Trujillo from the Huacas of the Sun and of the Moon?
The city of Trujillo is located 5 kilometers from the Huaca of the Sun. This, in turn, is only 500 meters from the Huaca of the Moon.
How to get to Trujillo from Lima?
The city of Lima is located 555 kilometers by road from the city of Trujillo. A trip by interprovincial bus (by land) takes approximately 9 hours. You can also take a direct flight from Lima. This takes approximately 1 hour 15 minutes.
How much does the entrance to the Huacas of the Sun and of the Moon cost?
The entrance ticket for the ‘Huacas de Moche’ can be purchased at the ticket office of the Santiago Uceda Castillo museum. The cost is 10 soles for adults, 5 soles for university students and 1 sol for schoolchildren.
What does a tour to the El Brujo Archaeological Complex include?
The El Brujo and Dama de Cao tour in Trujillo lasts half a day (4 hours) and includes: pick up from the tourist’s hotel, full tourist transportation, entrance ticket to the tourist attractions, professional tour guide service, and return to the tourist hotel.
Is the city of Trujillo dangerous?
The city of Trujillo has common crime rates, especially in the outskirts of the city. In the tourist center of the city, security is greater. It is still recommended to take care of personal belongings.
What are the best hotels in Trujillo?
The best hotels in the city of Trujillo are: the QP Hotels Trujillo, the Recreo Hotel, the Hotel Country Trujillo, the Rado Hotel Santa María, the Costa del Sol Trujillo Centro and the Costa del Sol Wyndham Trujillo.
When is the best time of the year to visit Trujillo?
Trujillo is also called ‘Capital of Eternal Spring’ for its mild climate. Therefore tourists can make their visit any day of the year. To better enjoy its beaches, it is also recommended to visit in January, February or March, the hottest days of the year.