Trujillo, La Libertad – Destinies of Perú
It is located northwestern Peru, is the capital of the La Libertad Region, and the third largest city in Peru, located on the banks of the Moche River, near the Pacific Ocean.
This city is known as (The City of Eternal Spring), because of its sunny and pleasant weather year-round. The International Spring Festival in early October attracts visitors from all over Peru and the world.
Tourism is a major industry in Trujillo due to the city’s proximity to important sites where the Moche and Chimu civilizations evolved. These civilizations had highly skilled artisans, and many of their artifacts having been found during archaeological digs in the city.
Tours in Trujillo
We will start with a panoramic visit of Colonial Trujillo, surrounded by mansions recovered to their full magnificence by local institutions: La Casa Urquiaga (now housing the Banco de la Reserva) and la Casa Risco (now houses the Museum of Archaeology ) are very good samples of XVII century mansions with iron balconies. Visit …View details
The El Brujo Archaeological Complex, just north of Trujillo, La Libertad Province, Peru, is an ancient monument of the Moche culture. It includes Huaca Prieta (from preceramic times and later extended by the Cupisnique culture) and the nearby colonial remains of Salinar, Moche, Lambayeque, Chimú.View details
Population: 1’539,744 hab.
Altitude: 34 m.s.n.m.
Climate: Average temperature of 21°C (70°F). The summers can reach temperatures over 32°C (90°F) and the winters are never colder than 14°C (57°F). Most of the year, the temperature stays in the low to mid twenties.
Typical Food: Seco de cabrito con frijoles, Pepián de pavo, Frijoles a la Trujillana, Cesina, Causa en lapa o leche de pantera, Cebiche, Pescado a la Trujillana.