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From Salaverry Port: Temples of the Sun and the Moon – Ancash, Peru

Discover the majesty of the ancient Moche civilization with our thrilling tour to the Temple of the sun and Temple of the moon from Puerto Salaverry in Trujillo.


Discover the fascinating history of the ancient Moche culture on an exhilarating archaeological tour from the port of Salaverry to Trujillo. We`ll welcome you at the port and take you on an unforgettable journey to the archaeological site of Huaca del Sol, an imposing 43-meter-high pyramid that once served as the political center of the Moche people.

Immerse yourself in the past as you explore the extensive terraces of this impressive temple, built for administrative purposes over a thousand years ago. Learn about the everyday life of the Moche people as you visit the ancient urban center between the Huacas del Sol and de la Luna, with its dwellings, squares, and monumental avenues.

We will then continue our journey to the archaeological complex of Huaca de la Luna, the religious center of the Moche culture, located just half a kilometer away. Explore its mysterious courtyards and squares adorned with vibrant murals in five colors as you delve into the spiritual essence of this ancient civilization.

To conclude this enriching experience, we invite you to enjoy a well-deserved break at a local restaurant, where you can savor a refreshing beverage (optional), such as an authentic pisco sour or a craft beer, while sharing your impressions of this exciting tour.

Upon completion, we will accompany you back to the port of Salaverry, ensuring you have enough time to reboard your cruise ship with amazing memories of this archaeological adventure in Trujillo.

Do not miss the opportunity to explore the legacy of the Moche culture, one of the most fascinating cultures of pre Columbian era in northern Peru.



Archaeological tour from the port of Salaverry in Trujillo
Explore the amazing Temple of the Sun
Discover the Temple of the Moon
Taste a Pisco Sour in a local restaurant



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