Northern Peru holds many great spots for tourists; it is a culturally teaming area with ruins. ancient cultures and even mummies. The stretch of it covers from Trujillo all the way up to Tumbes and the beach resort known as Mancora (a very popular beach for the locals as wells as for travelers).
To Trujillo is known as the 'City of Eternal Spring'. 'National Marinera Capital' and 'Culture Capital of Peru'. epithet won by the considerable amount of cultural events of national and international taking place in the city. among which. the "National Contest of Marinera". the "International Festival of Spring and the" International Book Fair . which is among one of the most important cultural events within the country.
At the metropolitan level. Trujillo has two archaeological sites. where houses are important pre-Columbian monuments such as Chan Chan. the largest mud city in the ancient world. declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 1986 also. the temples of the Sun and Moon. the largest adobe pyramid in Peru.
Chiclayo is the capital city of the Lambayeque region in northern Peru. It is located 13 kilometers inland from the Pacific coast and 770 kilometers from the nation's capital. Lima.
Founded as 'Santa María de los Valles de Chiclayo' in the 1500s. it was given the title of 'city' on April 15. 1835 by president Felipe Santiago Salaverry. He also gave the city the honorary name of "Heroic City". a title which it still holds to this day. recognizing the courage of its citizens.
To visit any of these northern locations contact www.perurooms.com to get an itinerary and schedule of the trip. Machu Picchu. Cusco and other parts of Peru are also available to visit and include in your full Peru vacation package.