Cajamarca 5d/4n

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Cajamarca 5d/4n

Highlights

  • Breathe the Eucalyptus from the fertile countryside of Cajamarca with an admirable landscape
  • Visit the San Francisco Church, it has an admirable museum of religious art and catacombs
  • Visit Las Ventanillas de Otuzco, tombs carved into the rocks of the upper part.

Resumen de itinerario

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Day 1

City Tour

At arrival at the airport or bus station you will be transferred to your hotel

Spend the morning to relax and acclimatize to the altitude.

3.30 pm COLONIAL ROUTE

Historical Center walking tour – Declared by the OEA – 1986 “Historical and Cultural Heritage of the Americas” It is one of the most important monumental complexes in America, the scene of one of the events that changed the history of Peru and the continent, called “The meeting of two worlds”.

We will visit the main square,  San Francisco temple, the Virgen de los Dolores Sanctuary, Bethlehem with imposing baroque-style facades (Temple, colonial hospitals, archaeological and ethnographic museums), the Ransom Room, which served to fill the treasures with gold and silver offered in exchange for the freedom of Inca Atahualpa and finally the Santa Apolonia viewpoint, where there are remains carved into the rock known as “Silla del Inca”, in addition to having a privileged panoramic view of the city.

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Day 2

Mystical and Archeological Route

9:30 am: MYSTICAL AND ARCHEOLOGICAL ROUTE

CUMBEMAYO: Let’s enjoy the impressive north andean landscape and the mysticism caused by the rock forests, where there is evidence that man worked 1,000 years ago. C. such as the Sanctuary, a modeled grotto that has the shape of a gigantic human head with notorious evidence of petroglyphs (figures engraved on the rock that have not been deciphered until now), the channel, is an admirable work of hydraulic engineering made in mountains above 3,500 meters above sea level and served to divert the waters from the Pacific slope to the Atlantic. In addition, during the trip we will visit: The Bellavista viewpoint, and the pre-Inca Layzón temple.

3:30 p.m. THE CAJAMARCA TRADITION ROUTE : Ventanillas de Otuzco, Tres Molinos and Los Alpes:

The tour begins by visiting one of the most important cemeteries that the Cajamarca pre inca Culture had, which are a set of galleries and niches that resemble windows carved into volcanic rock. Then we moved to the Tres Molinos area (former hacienda) where the Hortensia Garden with a variety of flowers is known: hydrangeas, begonias, cartridges, etc. and also native trees.

Finally we get to know Fundo Los Alpes, where you can see the elaboration of typical dairy products from Cajamarca Cheese in its different varieties, butter and blancmange.

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Day 3

Porcon Farm, Collpa and Llacanora

9:15 a.m. PORCON FARM VISIT

On the way we visit Huambocancha, a town characterized by stone carvers of different handicrafts in granite and marble. Then we move to Porcón Farm,  a community that owns more than 11,000 hectares of land, in which around 8,000 are forested with different varieties of pines, we will visit the craft workshops (textiles) and the zoo (bears, lions , otorongos, pumas, ostrich, etc.)

3:30 p.m. FARMING ROUTE: Collpa and Llacanora

Surrounded by landscapes of green areas and cattle raising, we will observe the classic “calling of cows by their name” for daily milking, also visit the artificial lagoon, decorated with small bridges, gardens and geese swimming in the lagoon, the hacienda house in addition to its chapel of the Virgen del Carmen. Then we go to Llacanora, a picturesque town, typical of the Peruvian highlands, a source of inspiration for landscape painters, known as the Swiss Cajamarquina, finally we pass through the Baños del Inca district, the most important spa on the north coast, with thermal waters that exceed 70° temperature.

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Day 4

The Trouts Route: Namora and San Nicolas

9:15 a.m. THE TROUTS ROUTE: Namora and San Nicolas

We will enjoy the beauty of the Cajamarca valley, visit Alameda de los Incas, an area of ​​natural formations called Los Sapitos, square and market of the district of Namora (guitar workshops), lagoon of San Nicolás the largest in the region (optional boat ride) – Does not include lunch

Afternoon at leisure

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Day 5

Baños del Inca and Farewell

6:00 – 7:45 a.m. m. You will be taken to Baños del Inca, an important resort in the Peruvian northern highlands with sulphurous waters that exceed 70° in temperature, so that they can take a relaxing bath in a private pool.

Morning at leisure

At a designated hour you will be taken to the bus station or the airport.

Included services

  • Transfers airport or bus station / hotel / airport or bus station.
  • 04 Nigths of accomodation "Retamas Hostal".
  • Continental Breakfast.
  • Professional Guide and Driver.
  • Visit to Centro Histórico, Cumbemayo, Otuzco y Namora with entrance tickets .
  • 01 relaxing termal bath at Baños del Inca (6:00 - 7:45 am) transfers included

Not included services

  • Flights to Cajamarca.
  • No meals included.
  • Taxes.

What you need to know

  • You can choose other accommodations with additional cost: Hostal Cabildo, Hotel Cajamarca, Gran Hotel Guisama, Hotel Campo Santa Rosa.
  • To carry out the tours, the starting point is the Plaza de Armas operations office.
  • The tour is provided in shared service.
  • Minimum of 02 travelers for the purchase.
  • The service to bathe in a private pool could vary in the order (it could be the second day or the third day depending on the season they arrive and the influx of public in Baños del Inca – especially now that we are in the COVID-19 season)
  • Wear comfortable clothes, sneakers, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and warm clothes for the night.
  • Rate not valid for high season and national holidays. (Ask for the price if applicable).
  • Children up to 05 years old do not pay (occupying a bed with their parents and without the right to services) from 06 to 09 years old pay 80% and from 10 years old and over pay normal rate.
  • The service is subject to variation without prior notice, due to weather conditions (rain, bad weather, etc.), as well as any other event that does not allow the normal development of the service. Any cancellation for the reasons indicated, no refund applies, if you wish to withdraw before the end of the tour, no refund applies.
  • If you do not attend the day of the service, it will be considered a “No Show” without any claims or refunds.
  • It is advisable to purchase travel insurance for your stay in the country.

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