Caral

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Caral: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Lima: Caral Full-Day Private Excursion with Meals

    1. Lima: Caral Full-Day Private Excursion with Meals

    The tour starts with a pick up from your hotel and head on the Panamerican Highway to the citadel of Caral. During the trip, you will be served some fruits, cookies, and drinks on board for you to enjoy. Since it's a long drive and a private tour, stops are available during the tour. Before arriving in Caral, admire the beautiful landscapes of the Supe Valley, that is famous for the cultivation of products like avocados, potatoes, onions, strawberries, maracuyas, chili pepper and many more. Later, there will be a guided tour by the citadel where you will observe the great pyramids and the valley of Supe. The pyramids are believed to be built around the year 5000 B.C. You will visit the circular terraces, residential areas, pyramids, amphitheater, and main plazas. This private tour has been prepared to help you understand the history of the culture of ancient Peru. After the tour to Car...

    Alexandra, was waiting outside for us. Cala is a long drive from Lima. Every moment was an adventure. Our guide was so enthusiastic in giving us so much great information and memories. She even met the woman who discovered Cala. She was able to tell us, in every detail, of what discoveries where made. We had a great lunch. I would highly recommend going with Alewandra if it's Cala you want to learn about.

  • From Lima: Full Day Trip to Caral

    2. From Lima: Full Day Trip to Caral

    After being picked up from your hotel in Lima, travel to the north coast of Peru, which is known for its amazing archaeological complexes; evidence of the fascinating history of the country and South America. The remains of Caral will show you the history and culture of the oldest civilization in America. Arrive at the exceptionally well-preserved site, which is impressive in terms of its design and the complexity of it's architecture. As you explore, find great pyramids, squares, atriums, and altars where different sacred ceremonies and offerings to gods were performed. Marvel at the quipu (the knot system used in Andean civilizations to record information) found on the site which testifies to the development and complexity of Caral society. After your visit to the archaeological complex, go to the city of Huacho to see the Pittaluga House, the University Archaeological Museum, and th...

  • From Lima: Full-Day Private Tour of Caral

    3. From Lima: Full-Day Private Tour of Caral

    Discover Caral, the most ancient city in the Americas and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn from an expert local guide on a private tour and visit the pyramids and main squares. Get picked up from y our hotel in an, air-conditioned vehicle and begin your private tour by heading to Northern Lima. After a comfortable 4-hour ride, you will arrive in Caral. Explore the oldest urban complex in America responsible for redefining much of what historians believed about ancient civilizations in the Americas. Visit 5,000-year-old pyramids, squares, atriums, and altars and learn about the various sacred rituals which were performed there. Grab a spot in the shade and enjoy some lunch, then head back to Lima City to be dropped off at your hotel.

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What people are saying about Caral

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 15 reviews

Jessica and her driver (forget his name) were lovely people. She was very knowledgeable and her English was spot on. We learned a lot about the pre-Incan site which was new to us. Caral itself was magnificent and the land around it very beautiful. The tour included breakfast (basic but ok) and lunch which we had a fabulous local place. The food was fresh and delicious. My wife was ill from the previous day and they stopped when she needed it. Would highly recommend this tour.

Alexandra, was waiting outside for us. Cala is a long drive from Lima. Every moment was an adventure. Our guide was so enthusiastic in giving us so much great information and memories. She even met the woman who discovered Cala. She was able to tell us, in every detail, of what discoveries where made. We had a great lunch. I would highly recommend going with Alewandra if it's Cala you want to learn about.

Getting to the site early allowed for unobstructed views and no crowds. The 2 meals provided were excellent. My guide Agosto and driver Kenji were fantastic!

Excellent service

Great Guide and driver. Both very kind and very friendly.

Loved it. Great driver, great guide. An adventure!