CHACHAPOYAS TOUR PACKAGE

USD $ 433

This 6-Day Chachapoyas Tour Package offers the most complete travel itinerary to the Sarcophagi of Karajía, the Mausoleum of Revash, the Museum of Leymebamba, Kuelap Fortress and Gocta Waterfall. If you are looking to immerse yourself in the history and culture of the Chachapoyas, this is the tour for you!

Price per person. Three-star hotels. Double occupancy. Group tours and airport transfers from/to Jaén. Domestic airfares not included.

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    Chachapoyas is home to the great civilizations in the Andes, bore a formidable pre-Inca civilization within the Amazon region, in the Northern Andes.

    The Chachapoyas culture is also known as the Cloud Warriors who left remains of their existence, such as the strategic Kuelap Fortress, the Karajía Sarcophagi referred to as the “wise men”, the Revash funerary complex built on a cliff for the prestigious and powerful, and the breathtaking Gocta Waterfall. Explore with us the magic world of the Chachapoyas culture and its legacy to the present Amazon people.

    The 6-Day Chachapoyas Tour Package includes:

    • The Utcubamba valley viewpoint, the Karajía sarcophagi, and the startling stone tombs of Revash.
    • We will learn further about the Chachapoyas culture at the Leymebamba Museum.
    • A lovely hike to the third-highest waterfall in the world, the Gocta waterfall.
    • The enigmatic fortress of Kuelap.

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    1. DAY 1 Arrival and Transfer from Jaén to Chachapoyas

      Flight Lima – Jaén (not included). We will pick you up from the airport and transfer you from Jaén to your hotel in Chachapoyas (duration: 4 hours approx.).

      Evening free.

      Overnight at La Xalca or Casona Monsante (3-star hotels).

      Meals included: Meals included: BL (only in private service)

    2. DAY 2 Sarcophagi of Karajía and Utcubamba Valley Viewpoint Full Day Tour

      (Shared service up to 19 travelers, English- & Spanish-speaking guide)

      After breakfast at the hotel, we will leave Chachapoyas at 9:00 am and will travel for about two hours to Cruzpata town. Once there, we will hike for about 30 minutes to reach the Sarcophagi of Carajía, also known as the “ancient wise men” by the local residents. These anthropomorphic structures made of stone, wood and clay are up to 2.50 m high; and have remained intact due to their location on a cliffside. Then, we will return to Cruzpata town and will head to the town of Lamud to enjoy a delicious lunch.

      After lunch, we will travel for about 30 minutes to the Juanita Punku sector and will start our 10-minute walk to the Utcubamba Canyon viewpoint, where you will be able to admire the majesty of the Amazonian landscape and the natural beauty of the region. Finally, we will return to the city of Chachapoyas and transfer you to your hotel.

      Evening free.

      Overnight at La Xalca or Casona Monsante (3-star hotels).

      Meals included: Meals included: B L

    3. DAY 3 The Pre-Inca Mausoleum of Revash and the Museum of Leymebamba Tour

      (Shared service up to 19 travelers, English- & Spanish-speaking guide)

      After breakfast, we will leave Chachapoyas at 8:00 am and will travel for two hours to San Bartolo village. From there, we will hike for about one hour towards the impressive funerary complex of Revash, which dates back to the thirteenth century AD, and is painted in red and cream colors resembling small houses, of three stories high!

      After lunch, we will explore the Leymebamba museum or Centro Mallqui, created to preserve the 219 mummies and the archaeological artifacts found in the Lagoon of the Condors—2500 artifacts including ceramics, textiles, wood carvings and 33 quipus, which were used as offerings by the Chachapoyas culture. Finally, we will travel back to the city of Chachapoyas.

      Evening free.

      Overnight at La Xalca or Casona Monsante (3-star hotels).

      Meals included: B L

    4. DAY 4 Kuelap Fortress Full Day Tour

      (Shared service up to 19 travelers, English- & Spanish-speaking guide)

      We will depart from Chachapoyas at 08:30hrs to visit the enigmatic fortress of Kuelap at the top of a mountain at 3000 m / 9840 ft, overlooking the Utcubamba River in the middle of the magnificent cloud forest. Not completely restored, yet well-kept by the favorable environment, its strategic location offers breathtaking views of the surrounding valley.

      After one hour, we will arrive at Nuevo Tingo village and go by cable car to La Malca station. Then, we will hike for about 40 minutes and continue our tour to Kuelap, which dates back to the sixth century AD. The visit of Kuelap will last about 45 minutes, and then we will travel back to Nuevo Tingo village for lunch.

      After lunch, we will continue our journey to the valley of Utcubamba, where we can admire the remainings of the Macro archaeological complex from the other side of the mountain, and learn about its history and connection to Kuelap. Finally, we will return to the city of Chachapoyas and transfer you to your hotel

      Evening free.

      Overnight at La Xalca or Casona Monsante (3-star hotels).

      Meals included: B L

    5. DAY 5 Waterfall of Gocta Full Day Tour

      (Shared service up to 19 travelers, English- & Spanish-speaking guide)

      We will meet in the hotel lobby at 09:00 hours and will travel to Cocachimba for about an hour. Once there, we will hike for one and a half hour towards the Gocta Waterfall. During the hike, you will appreciate two waterfalls, beautiful sugar cane and coffee plantations. As we descend, we will admire more of the cloud forest landscape and its varied flora and fauna—the natural habitat of Peru’s representative national bird, the Andean cock of the rock. You will also see the yellow-tailed woolly monkey, hummingbirds, and other tropical birds such as the buff-bellied tanager, the black-necked woodpecker, or perhaps the marvelous spatuletail, the chestnut-crowned antpitta and the barred becard, just to mention a few.

      Once we reach Gocta waterfall, you will rest at the base of this gorgeous place. Then, we will return to Cocachimba for lunch and finally transfer you to the Gocta Lodge, located at the start of the hike.

      Late afternoon and evening free.

      Overnight at Gocta Lodge (equivalent to a 3-star hotel).

      Meals included: B L (at Gocta Lodge in private service or at a local restaurant in shared/group service)

    6. DAY 6 Transfer back to the Airport in Jaén

      We will pick you up from your hotel in Cocachimba and transfer you to the airport in Jaén (duration: 3 hours approx.) for your flight back to Lima (not included).

      Meals included: B BL (only in private service)

    Legend
    B Breakfast
    S Snack
    L Lunch
    D Dinner
    BL Boxed Lunch
    SHARED/GROUP SERVICE 
    Program Price Per Person
    6D5N US$ 433
    5D4N * US$ 359
    * Does not include the Karajía and Utcubamba Valley Full Day Tour.
    PRIVATE SERVICE 
    Program Price Per Person – 6D5N
    02 travelers US$ 829
    03-04 travelers US$ 899
    05-06 travelers US$ 747
    07-09 travelers US$ 609
    10-15 travelers US$ 575
    PRIVATE SERVICE 
    Program Price Per Person – 5D4N
    02 travelers US$ 675
    03-04 travelers US$ 747
    05-06 travelers US$ 611
    07-09 travelers US$ 505
    10-15 travelers US$ 469
     
    TOUR NOTES:

    The Chachapoyas Tour Package is customizable. If you prefer to travel for fewer days or add extra days or destinations to your trip, please let us know in the Comments Section of Get Free Quote form. You can fill out our Present Design Your Trip form or Contact Us form with your specific requests.

     

    • This trip is available every day of the year.
    • Price does not include payment transaction fees.
    • Price does not include local sales taxes; as foreign travelers are sales tax exempt according to Peruvian Law.
    • If you also are interested to visit Cusco, we highly recommend you check our 4-Day Machu Picchu Tour. 
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • Hotel accommodation according to itinerary.
    • Meals according to itinerary.
    • Guided excursions in English in shared or private service.
    • Tour and intermediate transfers.
    • Entrance tickets.
    • One bottle of water per day.
    • First aid kit.
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • International and domestic flights.
    • Visas required to enter Peru.
    • Airport Taxes.
    • Drinks.
    • Dinners.
    • Tips.
    • Commercial Buses.
    • Processing and wire transfer fees.

    The rainy season starts from mid-October until mid-April in the highlands and in the jungle, being January and February the rainiest months. Therefore, the best time of the year to visit Chachapoyas is from mid-April to mid-October. However, we must highlight that during the rainy season, the Gocta waterfall is more spectacular.

    All our tours are totally customizable. We have created pre-designed tour packages so you get inspired for your next trip to Peru. However, your travel advisor will design an itinerary to cater to your personalized preferences for a truly unforgettable Peruvian adventure.

    Please fill the “Design your trip” form, including information such as: full name of travelers, number of adults and children, start and end dates of the trip, destinations of your interest, hotel category and type of accommodation, and your flight details if already booked. Your travel advisor will contact you soon.

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