Caral, Oldest Civilization in America. Full Day
Caral 185km North of Lima, is the consider the oldest civilization in America. It developed in the northern half of Peru. Located along the Super River valley. We estimate that the Caral civilization developed between 2600 and 1500 years before Christ. Its origin date back to the Late Archaic Period of the Central Andes. With its almost 5000 years olf, it is a contemporary of the civilizations of ancient Egypt, the Sumerians of Mesopotamia or the Indus civilizations.
The tour starts at 6am with pick up at your hotel. travelling north to Lima, you will realize the size of the city, the shanties in the northern areas, are the younger districs in town. Keep traveling north, a must stop to do for toilets, we introduce to peruvian breakfast, having a cup of coffee and a traditional peruvian sandwich. Along the way, we will see the valleys of crops that we produce. Once in Caral, a guiding tour of an hour and a half will finish with a visit to the museum. With Caral the understanding of cultures in Peru will be complete. On the way back to Lima we will stop for lunch in a traditional casa hacienda for an included lunch. We will head back south to Lima and arrival to your hotel in between 5 and 6pm.
WHAT TO TAKE
Comfortable shoes and cloth, sunscreen, hat or cap, sunnies or sunglasses, camera.
Start time: 6:00am
Duration: 11hrs about.
Peruvian Breakfast including a cup of coffee and a sandwich.
Lunch included in local casa hacienda, Main course and drink of your preference.
Guide for the complete journey.
Transportation is included in comfortable car, van or bus depending the number of people,
In case of vegeterian, please let us know at the time of booking.
300. USD for ONE PER PERSON
If there is more than 1 person the price of the tour comes down. (Ask for price for more than 1 travellers