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Chachapoyas Tour Package

CHACHAPOYAS TOUR PACKAGE – OVERVIEW

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 their legacy to the present Amazon people.

The Chachapoyas Tour Package includes:

  • The authentic Quiocta Caverns, 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, Gocta Waterfall.
  • The enigmatic Fortress of Kuelap.

CHACHAPOYAS TOUR PACKAGE  ITINERARY

DAY 1

Arrival and Transfer from Jaen to Chachapoyas

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

Evening free.

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

BL (only in private service)

DAY 2

Quiocta Cavern and Karajia Sarcophagi Full Day Tour

After breakfast at the hotel, we will leave Chachapoyas at 8:00 am, heading to the Quiocta cavern parking lot. Once there, we will start our 10-minute hike to the Quiocta Cavern. On the way, we will appreciate the marvelous flora and fauna. In the cavern, we will find beautiful ancient limestone sculptures and wonderful rock formations such as stalactites and stalagmites. Then, we will return to the site parking lot and return to the town of Lamud, where we will enjoy a satisfying lunch.

We will continue our tour at Cruz Pata village and from there we will walk for 35 minutes to reach the Karajía Sarcophagi, also known by the locals as the “Wise Men” enticing anthropomorphic structures made out of stone, wood and clay, as tall as 2.50m. Afterwards, we will take our car back to the city of Chachapoyas. Arrival and overnight at the hotel of your choosing.

Evening free.

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

B, BL (in private service) or L (in shared service)

DAY 3

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

Enjoy breakfast, then we will be leaving Chachapoyas at 8:00 am, heading to the parking lot of the Revash Mausoleum. From there, we will take a walk for about one hour to this impressive funerary complex, which dates back to the thirteenth century AD, painted in red and cream color resembling small houses, three stories high! After exploring it, we will head to the Leymebamba museum or Centro Mallqui, created to preserve the 240 mummies and archeological material found in the Lagoon of the Condors in 1997. Two thousand five hundred artifacts including ceramics, textiles, wood carvings etc., which were used as offerings by the Chachapoyas.

At the end of our visit, we will return to the city of Chachapoyas.

Evening free.

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

B, BL (in private service) or L (in shared service)

DAY 4

Kuelap Fortress Full-Day Tour

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

On our way to Kuelap, we will stop at the remainings of the Macro archeological complex and learn about its history and connection to Kuelap. Then we will get on the cable car to get to La Malca to continue on our trip to Kuelap, which dates back to the sixth century AD. The tour will last 2 ½ hours approx. Next, we will get back on the cable car to Tingo village for lunch. In the afternoon, we will continue our journey to the valley of Utcubamba and return to the city of Chachapoyas.

Evening free.

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

B, BL (in private service) or L (in shared service)

DAY 5

Waterfall of Gocta Hike (4-5 Hours Round Trip Hike)

Breakfast at the hotel, then we will leave Chachapoyas at 8:30hrs for Cocachimba. From here we will begin our hike at 9:30hrs to the Gocta Waterfall. During the hike, we 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. We 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 a few to mention. As we reach Gocta Waterfall, we will rest at the base of this gorgeous place and head back to Cocachimba for lunch and then transfer 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 hotels).

B, L (at Gocta Lodge in private service or at a local restaurant in shared service)

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).

B, BL (only in private service)

LEGEND
B Breakfast.

S Snack.

L Lunch.

D Dinner.

BL Boxed Lunch.

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 includes 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 Tours. 

CHACHAPOYAS TOUR PACKAGE PRICES

PRIVATE SERVICE 

Tour Price Per Person - 6D5N

02 travelers US$ 955
04 travelers US$ 919
06 travelers US$ 729
08 travelers US$ 655
10 travelers US$ 599

Tour Price Per Person - 5D4N

02 travelers US$ 789
04 travelers US$ 769
06 travelers US$ 615
09 travelers US$ 555
10 travelers US$ 505

INCLUDED IN CHACHAPOYAS TOUR PACKAGE

Included in 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 kid.

Not included in Tour Price

International and domestic flights.

Visas required to enter Peru.

Airport Taxes.

Drinks.

Dinners.

Tips.

Commercial Buses.

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