Salaverry is a port town located approx 14 km (9 mi) southeast of Trujillo City - Peru's 3rd largest by population (around 790,000) and 2nd largest as metro area (around 950,000). Port Salaverry was rebuilt in the 1960s and has capacity to handle world's largest vessels - including container ships and largest cruise liners.
Town's population is around 14,000. Close to Trujillo are Moche ruins - former imperial palace and mausoleum, the Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon.
Tourists can also visit the ruins of Chan Chan - pre-Inca Chimú empire's capital and the world's largest adobe complex (14th century). It consisted of 10 walled citadels (quadrangles), each with pyramid-shaped temples, cemeteries, rainwater reservoirs, gardens.
Other notable sites are Huaca el Dragon, which dates from AD 1000-1470, and El Brujo, the ceremonial centre for ten cultures. Travelers can also visit the picturesque Huanchaco village with its good surf beaches and "totora caballitos" reed boats.
Port Salaverry-Trujillo cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Salaverry-Trujillo, Peru. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|23 October, 2021|