1 Chan Chan

Located by the ocean near the city of Trujillo, this massive adobe city was built by the Chimu culture in the thirteenth century.

2 Kuelap

Way off the beaten track, this majestic mountaintop citadel rivals Machu Picchu for its setting and archeological interest.

3 Museo de las Tumbas

An excellent museum whose exhibits include precious objects of gold and silver, as well as a replica of the royal tomb of the Lord of Sipán.

4 Batán Grande

On the eastern edge of the Americas’ largest dry forest, and right next to the beautiful Río de la Leche, ancient pyramids stand as an impressive monument to the ceremonial heart of Sicán culture.

5 Valley of the Pyramids

Standing in the hot dry desert of northern Peru is this magnificent collection of adobe pyramids from the Sicán culture, dating around 1100 AD.

6 Máncora beach

Peru’s trendiest beach and surf resort, Máncora has warm water, strong sunshine and hot nightlife.

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