The largest adobe (mud brick) settlement in the Americas, Chan Chan, once the capital of the Chimu Kingdom, which fell to the Incas in the 15th century, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Reasons to visit Chan Chan include:
Chan Chan is open daily, and the climate is consistent year-round. For more information about when to travel in Peru, see our When to visit Peru page.
Both KLM and Iberia have flights to Lima via Europe, leaving the UK early in the morning to arrive in Lima in the evening. The flight time is about 14 hours. It is also possible to fly to Lima via America.
Language: Spanish and Quechua are the official languages.
Not required for British travellers (up to 90 days). EC nationals can ask us for further advice.
There are no compulsory vaccinations, except yellow fever if visiting the rainforest. Malaria prophylactics are also recommended in the rainforest.
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