Classic Chachapoyas 6d/5n in 3* Hotel

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Classic Chachapoyas 6d/5n in 3* Hotel

Highlights

  • Take the cable car to the pre-Inca fortress of Kuelap, nestled in a cloud forest
  • Hike to Gocta Waterfall, one of the highest waterfalls in the world
  • Discover the Sarcophagi of Karajía, tombs of human form located at great height

Itinerary

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Day 1

Pick up from Jaén Airport

We will pick you up at the airport in Shumba, Jaén and transport you to the city of Chachapoyas where you will be located at your chosen hotel. The duration of the transfer from the Airport to the city of Chachapoyas is approximately 4 hours by ground transportation.

The journey is very scenic with the vegetation changing from fertile farmland with rice paddies and coconut trees, to steep mountain ravines as you climb higher.

The airlines that fly to Jaén from Lima are Latam and Viva Air. Flight time is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Rest of the day at leisure in Chachapoyas.

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Day 2

Full Day in Kuelap

We will pick you up at your hotel at 08:30 AM to visit the archaeological monument of Kuélap, with a technical stop in the community of “Nuevo Tingo,” where we will organize breakfast. Then you can enjoy the cable car or the so-called “Kuelap Cable Cars” during a 4-kilometer tour in 20 minutes, enjoy panoramic views of the cloud forest and the valleys until we reach Malca where we will start the walk to the fortified citadel of Kuélap, the visit will last approximately 02 hours.

Kuélap is considered the most important archaeological complex in the north-east of the country and was declared Cultural Heritage of the Nation in 1998. It is an ancient pre-Inca complex built by the Chachapoyas Civilization in approximately 800 AD.

After the walk inside the fortress, we will return to the parking lot from where we will take the “Cable Car” again until we reach Nuevo Tingo where we will have lunch. Then we will return to the city of Chachapoyas at around 5:00 PM and take you to the hotel where you will spend the night.

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Day 3

Full Day to the Gocta Waterfall

The Gocta waterfall, one of the highest in the world at 771 meters high, is located 44 km north of Chachapoyas. The pick up from your hotel will be at 8:30 AM and will arrive at the community of Cocachimba in approximately 01 hour, from where our walk will begin where we will enjoy the landscape and the dense forest typical of the high jungle, habitat of the Gallito de las Rocks, hummingbirds, Yellow-tailed Choro Monkey among other birds and animals of the place. The duration of the walk is approximately 6 hours round trip, in which you will cross the extensive forest surrounded by mist. You can choose to rent a horse for the round trip at an additional cost.

After enjoying this beautiful natural wonder known by the locals as “La Chorrera” we return the way back to the town where we will have lunch to return to the city of Chachapoyas, where we will spend the night.

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Day 4

Tour to the Sarcophagi of Karajía and Quiocta Cavern

After breakfast at the hotel, we will leave from the city of Chachapoyas to the city of Lamud and after approximately 01 hour we will arrive at the Quiocta cavern parking lot. We will take a five-minute walk to start our visit of approximately one hour and a half.

Quiocta stretches 545 meters into the earth. It is a whimsical work of Mother Nature. Inside the cavern you will experience incredible stories of it and the formation of stalagmites and stalactites, these have been given different names related to their curious shapes, which gives it a gothic and surreal appearance. Despite the gloom inside, the figures of the pharaoh and the mummy, the Inca, the sandeel, the fountain of wishes, etc. are displayed. It is a matter of imagination.

After the tour in the cave we will return to the city of Lamud where we will have our lunch. We will continue our trip by vehicle for one more hour to the community of Cruzpata from where we will walk about 40 minutes on a descending path to visit the group of Sarcófagos de Karajía. For the Chachapoyas culture, the cult of the dead was of great importance, especially those of the highest hierarchy. The sarcophagi are tombs with the shape of a human figure and are located in high rocks, approximately 2,400 meters of rocky and vertical wall and measure more than 02 and a half meters high. The origin of the same, their privileged position and location will be explained to them. These striking burials were discovered in 1985 by Peruvian Archaeologist Federico Kauffman Doig.

After the visit, we will go back to our vehicle and return to the city of Chachapoyas, where we will spend the night.

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Day 5

City Tour and Route to the Canyons

After breakfast at the hotel, we start our trip visiting the town of “Huancas” a very colorful village where we will visit the “Huanca Urco Canyon” where we will be seduced by the silence of the area and we will be able to appreciate the Gocta waterfall, the Utcubamba River and all the landscape that this canyon can offer us, then we continue to visit the “Sonche Canyon” and be able to appreciate the beauty of the Sonche River and enjoy the tranquility of nature. Here you can buy Huanca handicrafts, textiles and ceramics with wood carving, the secrets of the pottery tradition, inherited from the Huanca, Chachapoya, Inca and Hispanic cultures.

This tour lasts approximately 04 hours.

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Day 6

Transfer to Jaén Airport

After breakfast at the hotel, start our transportation in the city of Chachapoyas with pick up from your hotel to the airport in Shumb, Jaén where the flight to the city of Lima will begin.

Included services

  • Transfer from Jaén Airport - Hotel - Airport.
  • Transportation from Jaén Airport round trip.
  • 05 nights in hotel “Room. Matrimonial or Double ”in Hotel" La Xalca "or "Villa Paris"
  • 05 breakfasts.
  • 04 lunches.
  • Tourist transport Tingo-Kuelap cable car.
  • Entrance ticket Equipment to enter the Caverns of Quiocta.
  • Official guide in Spanish "in advance" English and French.
  • Personalized attention.
  • First aid kit.
  • Photographs during City Tours Night.

Not included services

  • Not detailed Meals.
  • Tips.

What you need to know

  • Children up to 3 years old do not pay, they share complete services with parents or accompanying adults.
  • The tour is provided in shared service.
  • Minimum of 02 travelers for the purchase.
  • In high seasons such as New Year, Easter, RAYMI LLAQTA tourist week, national holidays, patron saint festivities, long weekends and Christmas holidays the rates increase by 20%.
  • It is advisable to purchase travel insurance for your stay in the country.
  • The service is subject to change 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 indicated reasons, no refund applies, if you want 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 as a “No Show” with no room for claims or refunds.

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