CASMA PRE INCA CULTURES PROGRAM
3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS
The program is made for persons that want to go and visit these 2 places with a guide in English, since in Chanquillo, there is no guide as the same as in Sechin. The trip is made on local transportation making it a great adventure. The hostels are 2** Stars or 3*** Stars. The meals are on your own. This way it makes you participate closer to the local people and travel more secure, since you have personal assistance of a professional guide.
Day 01.- Bus to Casma (aprox.7 hours). Arrival, checking into the Hotel.
Day 02.- Visit to Sechin, to see the "Max Uhle" Museum, that has exhibition rooms with part of the archaeological materials that were found in the digging of Sechin and the Archaeological Complex with its Mural Art of sculptures on stone. The under relief motifs represent the human drama of the war.
At midday, the visit will continue with a hike in Chanquillo, the oldest solar observatory in America, which is located in the top part of a hill, with three ovoid walls with strategic entrances that lead to well elaborated passages were the ceilings are made of thick Algarrobo wood. Across on the east side, its located a hill that has on its top, 13 towers, that according to the archaeologist Ivan Ghezzi, the movement of the Sun during the whole year coincides with one of the 13 towers, been able to define the solstices and equinoxes. Return to Casma. Overnight.
Day 03.- From here on, you can go back to Lima or continue to Huaraz or Chimbote to head towards Trujillo (this is on your own).
Rates per Person
Hostel 3 Stars
01 Person: $ 430.00US
02 or more:$ 240.00US
Hostal 2 Stars
01 Person: $ 350.00US
02 or more:$ 190.00US