Travel destinations Peru – History

Túcume – Sicán

The archaeological complex of Túcume, also known as «Valle de las Pirámides» (Valley of the Pyramids), presents three cultures of northern Peru: Lambayeque or Sican, Chimú and Inca. 26 pyramids, a series of other buildings, plazas, Tucumecanal systems, walls and mounds around «Cerro La Raya» form one of the largest archaeological sites in Peru and reflect a planned growth system and a complex social structure.

Geographical location

33 km north of Chiclayo.

Altitude

50 m.

Tucume, SicanExtension

220 ha.


Average temperature

January: 25,2 °C, February: 26,2 °C, March: 26 °C, April: 24,8 °C, May: 23,3 °C, June: 21,3 °C, July: 20,3 °C, August: 19,9 °C, September: 20,2 °C, October: 20,8 °C, November: 21,6 °C, December: 23,9 °C.

 

Average high and low temperature

January: 30,4 °C / 20,1 °C, February: 31,5 °C / 20,9 °C, March: 31,4 °C / 20,7 °C, April: 30,1 °C / 19,6 °C, May: 28,1 °C / 18,5 °C, June: 25,9 °C / 16,8 °C, July: 24,9 °C / 15,8 °C, August: 24,6 °C / 15,3 °C, September: 24,5 °C / 15,9 °C, October: 25,6 °C / 16 °C, November: 26,8 °C / 16,6 °C, December: 29,9 °C / 18 °C.

 

Average rainfall

January: 3 mm, February: 5 mm, March: 25 mm, April: 4 mm, May: 1 mm, June: 0 mm, July: 0 mm, August: 0 mm, September: 0 mm, October: 1 mm, November: 1 mm, December: 1 mm.

Source of statistical data: climate-data.org.

Photo: ANDINA.

 



Travel programs:
Rundreise Nordperu   PTW-PER006

Northern Peru

13 days / 12 nights

Round trip: Lima, Chiclayo, Chachapoyas, Karajía, Kuelap, Leymebamba, Gocta, Tarapoto, Lamas, Lago Lindo, Laguna Azul, Tarapoto, Lima.

     
Tumbas Reales del Señor de Sipan   PTW-CHT001

Chiclayo  and Surroundings

5 days / 4 nights

Huaca Rajada, Tucume, Museum Tumbas Reales de Sipán, Bosque de Pomac (Batan Grande), Museum Sicán, Chaparri, City tour in Chiclayo and witch market.

     
Huanchaco   PTW-CHT002

Trujillo and Chiclayo

8 days / 7 nights

Pyramid of the Sun, Pyramid of the Moon, Chan Chan, Huanchaco, City tour in Trujillo, El Brujo, Museum La Señora de Cao, Huaca Rajada, Tucume, Museum Tumbas Reales de Sipán, Bosque de Pomac (Batan Grande), Museum Sicán, Chaparri, City tour in Chiclayo and witch market.











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