What to visit?
The Huaca de Piedra Ecolodge is located in the Illimo district 10 minutes from the Pomac Forest, politically located in the Lambayeque region and province, and geographically on the left bank of the La Leche river 37 km northeast of the city from Chiclayo, approximately 45 minutes.
Illimo presents the closest entrance to appreciate the ecological richness of the PÓMAC Forest Historic Sanctuary, made up of the abundant fauna in which birds, reptiles and some mammals predominate; On the flora side, the carob, sapote and faique stand out, inside the Sanctuary the species of the trees of the equatorial dry forest are used to develop the prosperous BEEKEEPING, thanks to its great production composed mainly of bee honey, pollen, carob, among other products, it is called "CAPITAL OF BEE HONEY.
Bosque de Pomac Historic Sanctuary (SHBP).
One of the main attractions near the Huaca de Piedra Ecolodge is the Pomac forest where the Millennium Tree is located. This tree is of the carob species, it is 40 meters high and received its name from the ancient Sicán culture.
The local population shows manifestations of Faith and energy center, the tree is more than five hundred years old and is still in production. It is the only known tree that reached this age.
Also from the Ecolodge You can get to Huaca las Ventanas located in the center of the Pomac Forest.
TUCUME is located 10 minutes from the Huaca de Piedra Ecolodge, arriving by the old Pan-American highway, in the lower part of the “La Leche” valley, in northwestern Peru, founded by the Sicán or Lambayeque people.
The Túcume district was created in 1894, around the town, which was entrusted to the Spanish Juan Roldán Dávila in 1536 by Francisco Pizarro. In 1622, a flood from the “La Leche” river caused the city to be moved to its current location.
Brüning National Archaeological Museum.
The museum shows us the process of the Lambayeque Culture developed between the 8th and 11th centuries AD. Likewise, it presents the renewed cultural environment called "Sala de la Priestess de Chornancap", where it exhibits the most representative offerings of the funerary context of this elite character of the Lambayeque culture.
Location: Av. Huamachuco cdra 8 - Lambayeque-Peru.
Royal Tombs of Sipán Museum.
It is located in the city of Lambayeque, its architectural design has been inspired by the ancient truncated pyramids of the pre-Inca Mochica culture, The museum concentrates more than two thousand pieces of gold found in the tomb of the Lord of Sipán, a discovery made in 1987 . Location: Av. Juan Pablo y Guzmán S / N Lambayeque - Peru.
Sicán National Museum
Sicán National Museum is located in the city of Ferreñafe-Lambayeque, on the road that leads to the Bosque de Pomac Historic Sanctuary. The permanent exhibition is made up of cultural assets distributed in the thematic rooms that explain the different aspects of Sicán society. The main attraction is the exhibition of the trousseau of an elite tomb excavated in Huaca del Oro. Among the objects, an impressive and majestic gold mask painted in red stands out. Location: Av. Batan Grande cdra. 9 s / n - Pítipo-Ferreñafe Highway.
Túcume Site Museum.
Winner of the world award for "Best Tourist Project", it is built on the slopes of Cerro Purgatorio, summarizes the scientific research carried out in the archaeological complex. It has three independent exhibition rooms for visitors to appreciate the link between culture and nature. The museography is playful, interactive and highly visual, exhibiting the general history of Túcume from pre-Hispanic times to the present day. Location: 1 km east of the Túcume - Lambayeque district.
Huaca Rajada Site Museum.
The Archaeological Complex and the Site Museum are located 27 km east of the city of Chiclayo, in the jurisdiction of the Zaña district. The museum exhibits three funerary contexts of the Mochica elite recovered in the excavations carried out in 2007 in the royal mausoleum of Huaca Rajada-Sipán. Tomb number 14, called Warrior Priest, has a necklace of feline heads with Spondylus shell teeth and turquoise eyes. It also exhibits tomb 15 or that of the Noble Guerrero and Tomb 16 called Priest Guerrero.Location: In the communities of Huaca Rajada and Sipán - Zaña District.
Chotuna-Chornancap Site Museum.
In it you can appreciate different scenes of the landing of the mythical Naylamp through oil paintings and the representation of an impressive scene in which 25 mannequins are included. In the Chornancap complex the first Lambayeque Priestess was discovered. Location: 1.5 km from the Ranchería Campesino Community - San José - Lambayeque village. Huaca Ventarrón Archaeological Complex Located in the Ventarrón town center of the Pomalca district, it is considered the first temple in Lambayeque that dates back 4,000 years and contains in its magnificent architecture the oldest murals in America.