Caral The First Civilization in América (From Callao Port)
This is the oldest known city in the Americas. Developed simultaneously with the ancient cultures of Mesopotamia and Egypt about 5000 years ago. The archeological site of Caral is among Peru's most impressive ruins and makes a popular day trip from nearby Lima.
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- The UNESCO World Heritage listed site covers an area of around 60 hectares in the arid Supe Valley and was first inhabited between 2600 BCE and 2000 BCE.
- Although initially discovered back in 1948, recent excavations of Caral revealed an elaborate complex of temples, sunken plazas and some of the largest terraced pyramids in the world, leading archeologists to ponder the chance Caral being the fabled “Mother City” of ancient civilizations.
- Now open to the public, the site has garnered acclaim for its beautifully preserved ruins and intriguing collection of artefacts, which include a quipu (a unique knot system used by ancient Andean civilizations) and a number of musical instruments fashioned from animal bones, but definitely, no trace of warfare or weaponry.
- Lunch is not included but we will help you to organize a meal in one of the typical restaurants in caral. Lunch on these places area little pricy , around S/.35 soles main course
- From 2 – 3 people: 175 USD each
- From 4 – 7 people: 158 USD each
- From 8 – 10 people: 150 USD each
- From 11 – 14 people: 145 USD each
- Pick up from your Accommodations.
- Private transport.
- English-speaking guide.
- Customized service
- All entrance tickets.
- Return transport to your place
- The meeting place will be outside Callao’s Port, Plaza Salaverry or Plaza San Miguel, we will be there waiting for you with a sign with the name of the agency “HAKU TOURS“. There will be the guides to start the tour.
- In case of changing the meeting place, customers should call us or send an email before leaving the port to coordinate the new place where we will be waiting for you.
- Wear comfortable clothes and shoes
- A hat
- Battery for your camera.