The Chachapoyas and Mysterious Kuelap

Chachapoyas centro

CODE: 5141220007

The Chachapoyas and Mysterious Kuélap (3 Days / 2 Nights)

This short program starts with the visit of the picturesque village of Huancas, famous for the handicrafted elaboration of ceramic objects. Then, we’ll have a chance to contemplate the spectacular Sonche River Canyon.

Afterwards, we will hike to the famous and impressive Cataract of Gocta; the fourth highest in the world, surrounded by exuberant nature.

Finally, we’ll get to the Fortress of Kuélap; a majestic architectural work built by the Chachapoyas, on top of a high mountain. It is the mountainous jungle’s most imposing monumental complex, and is surrounded by cliffs and precipices, on three of its four sides. Inside its more than 20 meter s high fortified walls, it shelters 505 living quarters, the majority of which, with a circular layout.

On the way, we will visit the Petroglyphs of La Pitaya , the Archaeological Complex of Macro and we’ll go on a tour around the city of Chachapoyas .

THE CHACHAPOYAS PROGRAM

DAY 01           Arrival in Chachapoyas / City Tour / Village of Huancas
  • Transfer from the bus station to the hotel
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to the picturesque village of Huancas , where we will observe the handicrafted elaboration of ceramic objects
  • Tour to the impressive Sonche River Canyon
  • Visit to the famous La Cusana Handicraft Workshop
  • Return to Chachapoyas and city tour
  • Transfer to the hotel.
DAY 02           Petroglyphs of La Pitaya and Cataract of Gocta
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to the village of Cocachimba
  • Guided visit to the Petroglyphs of La Pitaya
  • Hike from Cocachimba to the Cataract of Gocta
  • Observation of flora and fauna, in the cloud forest
  • Lunch in the area
  • Return to the city of Chachapoyas and transfer to the hotel
  • Dinner on your own account.
DAY 03           Archaeological Complex of Macro / Fortress of Kuélap
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • 8:00 a.m.: Guided excursion to the Archaeological Complex of Macro
  • Going by the picturesque villages of Nuevo Tingo, Choctamal and María
  • Guided excursion to the Fortress of Kuélap
  • Lunch in the area
  • Return to the city of Chachapoyas and transfer to the hotel or bus station.

Includes:

  • Transfers bus station / hotel / bus station
  • Bilingual official tour guide
  • City tour and village of Huancas
  • Guided tour to the Petroglyphs of La Pitaya and Cataract of Gocta
  • Guided tour of the Archaeological Complex of Macro and Fortress of Kuélap
  • 02 hotel nights in Chachapoyas (3 stars)
  • 03 breakfasts, 02 lunches and 01 box lunch
  • Entrance fees to the attractions to visit
  • Maps, brochures and souvenir
  • Support with communication logistics
  • First aid kit and emergency ropes.

Does Not Include:

  • VAT tax (19% - Only for Peruvians)
  • National and international flight tickets
  • Airport taxes (TUAA) USD $ 06.05, to get on national flights and USD $ 30.25, to get on international flights
  • Any food, drinks or other expenses not programmed (Alcoholic drinks, snacks, phone calls, laundry shop, tips, etc.)
  • Services not established in the program
  • Additional nights due to flight cancellations or suspension of other services, for reasons beyond the company’s control.

What Recommended that you bring:

  • Small backpack
  • Light clothes for warm weather
  • Jacket for the cold
  • Waterproof poncho (Rain season)
  • Cantine, mineral water and snacks
  • Sun blocking lotion and sunglasses
  • Swimming suit, towel and personal hygiene kit
  • Hat or cap
  • Camera, camcorder and batteries
  • Extra money in Soles.

INDIVIDUAL PRICE IN USD $

The Chachapoyas







From USD $ 187pp


Contact

  • Phone: (+51) 984 608140 / 974 756500
  • Fax: (+51) 84 237164 / 84 245902
  • Email: informes@hotelcalicanto.com; reservas@hotelcalicanto.com
  • Address: Quera Street 240, Cusco, Peru