Archaeological Tours in Peru

Peru is an archaeologist's dream. The ruins of various cultures and civilizations are scattered across the entire country, many of which are well-preserved and intact. Archaeological tours bring travelers to these sites with a knowledgeable guide. As you explore the site, you'll learn about the history, culture, and traditions of the people who built these long-lasting structures.

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Sun and Moon Huacas and Huacas de Moche Museum Tour, Peru
Sun and Moon Huacas and Huacas de Moche Museum TourTrujillo

Explore the latest discoveries in Peruvian archeology on this tour. You’ll visit the Sun and Moon Huacas and the Huacas de Moche Museum.

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Aerodiana Pisco Nazca Total, Peru
Aerodiana Pisco Nazca TotalPisco

There is much more to the Nazca Desert than the Nazca Lines. Nazca and Paracas culture spread throughout the surrounding valleys, and the artifacts they left behind are still being uncovered today. On this tour, you’ll get to view the entire landscape the ancient Nazca inhabited.

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Pyramids & Museums of Chiclayo, Peru
Pyramids & Museums of ChiclayoChiclayo

This tour includes visits to the ancient archeological site of Sipán, the Tumbas Reales Museum, and the pyramids of Túcume. As such, it provides travelers with an unparalleled look at both the Moche and Sicán cultures.

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Civilizations of Trujillo, Peru
Civilizations of TrujilloTrujillo

During this full day tour you’ll explore Peru’s Moche and Chimú civilizations. Along the way you’ll visit the Sun and Moon Huacas, Huaca Arcos Iris , the archeological site of Chan Chan, and the traditional town of Huanchaco.

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Archeology Highlights of Chiclayo, Peru
Archeology Highlights of ChiclayoChiclayo

This full day tour includes visits to the archeological site of Sipán, including the Tumbas Reales Museum and Huaca Rajada, as well as a stop at the Bruning Museum. It’s a tour packed with culture and history.

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Chinchero, Maras, and Moray Tour Chichero, Peru
Chinchero, Maras, and Moray Tour ChicheroChinchero

The Cusco region has many of its most interesting destinations folded into the pockets of the Sacred Valley. Take a tour Chinchero, Maras, and Moray for a full day of sightseeing some of the most striking innovations of the native Andeans.

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El Brujo Complex Half Day Tour, Peru
El Brujo Complex Half Day TourTrujillo

Spend a half-day exploring the El Brujo Archeological Complex during this tour. El Brujo is considered one of the more important ceremonial centers along Peru’s northern coast.

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Cumbemayo Tour, Peru
Cumbemayo TourCajamarca

On this tour you’ll visit the ancient aqueducts and archeological wonders of Cumbemayo. This tour provides travelers with a good glimpse into the Peruvian past.

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Bosque de Pomac and Sicán Museum Half-Day Tour, Peru
Bosque de Pomac and Sicán Museum Half-Day TourChiclayo

This tour includes visits to the Sicán archeological site at Bosque de Pomac and the Sicán Museum. During the course of the day travelers will learn a great deal about Sicán culture.

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The Otuzco Windows, Peru
The Otuzco WindowsCajamarca

This tour takes you to the Otuzco Windows, old Cajamarca tombs set in a large cliff outside the city. This tour offers up a good introduction to Cajamarca culture and burial practices.

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Aerodiana Nazca Classic Tour, Peru
Aerodiana Nazca Classic TourNazca

In order to fully appreciate the Nazca Lines, you need to see them from above. On an Aerodiana Classic tour, experienced pilots will fly you over these ancient marvels from a height that will allow you to survey them all at once, including the most famous of the designs - the monkey, the spider, and the hummingbird.

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The Incan Baths, Peru
The Incan BathsCajamarca

The Incan Baths are one of Cajamarca’s foremost attractions. These hot thermal pools have been around since Incan times and are a wonderful place to take a dip and relax.

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Chauchilla Cemetery, Peru
Chauchilla CemeteryNazca

The Chauchilla Cemetery offers fascinating archeological insight into how the Nazca cared for their dead. Open tombs allow you to see the ancient remains in repose, decked out in their funerary finery. Some of the graves were looted or damaged by grave robbers, but efforts have been made to carefully restore the site.

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Aerodiana Pisco Nazca Total, Peru
Aerodiana Pisco Nazca TotalParacas

There is much more to the Nazca Desert than the Nazca Lines. Nazca and Paracas culture spread throughout the surrounding valleys, and the artifacts they left behind are still being uncovered today. On this tour, you’ll get to view the entire landscape the ancient Nazca inhabited.

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Full Day Tour to Chavin de Huantar Archaelogical Complex, Peru
Full Day Tour to Chavin de Huantar Archaelogical ComplexHuaraz

This all-day tour brings you to the Chavín Archeological Monument, which is one of the oldest sites in the Americas — construction began around 1500 BC. People came to this center to consult the oracle and to make offerings to the gods. The exterior walls are decorated with a series of zoomorphic faces. Other highlights of the complex include the Tello Pyramid, the Circular Plaza, the Rectangular Plaza, the New Temple, and the Old Temple. In the village of Chavín de Huantar, just a few minutes from the complex, the museum exhibits archaeological artifacts found in the complex.

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Sacred Valley Excursion, Peru
Sacred Valley ExcursionCusco

On this tour you’ll spend a day exploring the great variety of attractions the Sacred Valley of the Inca has to offer. In the marketplace at Pisac you’ll have the opportunity to buy crafts made by Peruvian artisans. Then you’ll visit the valley itself, and hike through an Inca ruin in one of the nearby mountains.

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Salkantay Peak Program 5 Days/ 4 Nights, Peru
Salkantay Peak Program 5 Days/ 4 NightsCusco

This tour offers an alternative option to treks on the Inca Trail. Over the course of 5 days and 4 nights, you’ll hike across beautiful mountainous environments as you make your way towards the crown jewel of Peruvian archeology—Machu Picchu.

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Full Day Trip to La Paz, Tiwanaku & Desaguadero, Peru
Full Day Trip to La Paz, Tiwanaku & DesaguaderoPuno

Passengers are picked up from their hotels to visit the epic city of Tiwanaku, the capital of an ancient civilization. Located 72 km away form the city of La Paz and near the south-eastern shores of Lake Titikaka.

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Temples, Ancient Cities & Museums of Trujillo, Peru
Temples, Ancient Cities & Museums of TrujilloTrujillo

This tour packs a powerful punch. You’ll explore the city of Trujillo and the Universidad Nacional Trujillo Museum , and then head off to visit the Sun and Moon Huacas and the archeological complex of Chan Chan.

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Archaeology Highlights of Trujillo, Peru
Archaeology Highlights of TrujilloTrujillo

This full-day combination tour offers travelers an extensive look at the culture, lifestyles, and history of Peru. You’ll tour the city of Trujillo and the UNT Museum, the Arco Iris Temple , the archeological complex of Chan Chan, and the fishing village of Huanchaco.

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