Caral Archaeological Center Tour 1 day
Caral Archaeological Center was discovered by archaeologist Ruth Shady in 1994, Caral is known as a religious center, and is considered as a missing link in the valley of Supe, Caral is currently considered a World Heritage Site and the oldest civilization in America, Caral places Peru at the height of the great cultures of Mesopotamia, Egypt, India and China.
Do not miss the opportunity to make the tour Caral full day, and discover the greatness of the Inca Culture.
- 6:10 pick up from hotel
- 6:30 drive to Caral
- 11:00 arrival at Caral
- 13:00 lunch
- 15:30 la Bandurria Archaeological Center
- 17:00 return to Lima
- 19:30 arrival Lima
- Physical classification: Easy (2/5).
- Activities: Hiking, culture, archeology, gastronomy, nature, landscapes, flora and fauna.
- Group size: Small groups, customized groups and private services.
- When to travel: All year round, but recommended from March to December.
- Duration: 1 Day
The city of Caral – Cuna of the oldest civilization in America.
The development of the Caral Culture dates from 3000 and 1800 B.C., so it is considered as one of the first cultures in north-central Peru, which developed in the Supe Valley located in the canyon north of Lima.
One of the main highlights of the Caral Culture was the construction of extensive cities built with stone, mud and vegetables materials, among the predominant constructions are monumental pyramidal stepped buildings, circular squares, rooms and ritual and ceremonial spaces.
Tours Caral Archaeological Center
At 6:15 a.m., we will start picking up our passengers from their hotels to begin our trip to the Archaeological Center of Caral.
Tour Caral Full Day
At 6:30 a.m., we leave towards Caral, with our guide who will explain the tour, on the way we will make a stop for breakfast (optional).
At 11:00 a.m. we will arrive at the citadel of Caral, which is located on the left side of the Supe Valley, we will have a guided tour inside the archaeological center, where we can observe several residential complexes and public structures.
After our tour in the archaeological center of Caral, we will have a break and have lunch in the reception area of the archaeological park,
After lunch, continuing our visit at 15:30 hours we will arrive at the Archaeological Center of Bandurria which is located on the 20msnm, built 5000 years ago approximately, located in the district of Huacho, province of Huara.
At the end of our tour we will return to Lima at 17:00 hours, arrival at approximately 20:00 hours.
- Hotel pick-up
- Visit to the Caral Citadel.
- Entrance Ticket
- Professional Guide
- Light clothing according to the season March-September.
- Photographic Camera
- Personal medication (altitude sickness, etc.)
Your Travel Guide at a glance
The archaeological center of Caral is located in the Valley of Supe of the province of Barranca, height to the kilometer 184 of the Pan-American north.
To get here you must follow the Pan-American Highway to Barranca, and at the height of Kilometer 184 take the detour to the Supe Valley, until you reach the Caral archaeological center.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What are the opening hours of the Caral archaeological Center?
The archaeological park of Caral is open from Monday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. In case you or your companions require it, this archaeological site offers a circuit of visitors for people with motor disabilities.
Is it possible to do the tour Caral full day in the Pandemic?
Yes, under the COVID-19 health emergency regulatory framework, Caral has adapted safety guidelines and a health protocol to guarantee the safety of visitors.