Extension: Chachapoyas Experience 4 Days

Tour Type

Perú

Location

Perú

Overview

Discover the natural, cultural and archaeological treasures of the Chachapoyas province over four exciting days, located in the northern part of Peru. Nicknamed the ‘Warriors of the Clouds’, the Chachapoyas civilisation set themselves apart from the Inca with their unique architecture and distinct culture and rituals. Visit the imposing hidden fortress of Kuelap with a transfer in a cable car to discover this little-known civilisation along with the gorgeous Gocta Waterfall.

HOTELS

Tourist 3*.
Superior Tourist 4*.
Luxury 5*.

OPERATION DATES

Daily departures until December 2020.

 

ITINERARY

*Subject to change.

Day 1 | Arrival to Chachapoyas.

A transportation service awaits your arrival at the Chachapoyas Airport and will transfer you to your hotel. On the way, theaccompanying guide will inform you about the attractions the town has to offer and assist you along the way.

Day 2 | Chachapoyas – Gocta Waterfall – Chachapoyas.

After an early breakfast, begin your day with a transfer from Chachapoyas to the GoctaWaterfall, the third highest waterfall in the world reaching a towering 770 metres tall. The hiketakes us across mountainous forest with a wide variety of fauna and flora, such as monkeys, toucans, orchids and giant ferns. On arrival, take the time to admire the amazing natural spectacle offered by the waterfall as the water cascades over the towering cliff and enjoy a picnic lunch at the bottom of Gocta before returning to Chachapoyas.

Day 3 | Chachapoyas – Kuelap – Revash – Chachapoyas.

In the morning, transfer to the imposing fortress of Kuelap, the main archaeological site of the region built by the Chachapoyas culture around the year 500 AD. The site contains 505 enclosures distributed in diverse levels - its imposing walls reach 600 metres long and its architecture shows its function as a formerly inhabited space. The fortress is located at 3,000masl and to reach it, board a modern cable car that takes you to the complex in just 20 minutes. After, transferto the town of San Bartolo from where the walk of approximately 30 minutes to the Revash mausoleums begins. Revash is a funerary complex composed ofchullpas, funerary towers of one and two levels, painted an ancientochrecolour. The visit lasts around 40 minutes after which you head back to Chachapoyas.

Day 4 | Depart Chachapoyas.

A transportation service will pick you up from your hotel in Chachapoyas at the established time and will transfer you to the airport.

 

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Included/Excluded

GUIDE: Operated with a guide in Spanish and English.
Lodging
Food
Transport.
Ticket and activities.
Expenses of a personal nature, beverages and meals not stated in the programme.
International plane tickets to Peru.
Domestic plane tickets.
Domestic and international airport rates.

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FAQs

When and where does the tour end?
Your tour will conclude in San Francisco on Day 8 of the trip. There are no activities planned for this day so you're free to depart at any time. We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to give yourself time to fully experience the wonders of this iconic city!
When and where does the tour start?
Day 1 of this tour is an arrivals day, which gives you a chance to settle into your hotel and explore Los Angeles. The only planned activity for this day is an evening welcome meeting at 7pm, where you can get to know your guides and fellow travellers. Please be aware that the meeting point is subject to change until your final documents are released.
Do you arrange airport transfers?
Airport transfers are not included in the price of this tour, however you can book for an arrival transfer in advance. In this case a tour operator representative will be at the airport to greet you. To arrange this please contact our customer service team once you have a confirmed booking.
What is the age range
This tour has an age range of 12-70 years old, this means children under the age of 12 will not be eligible to participate in this tour. However, if you are over 70 years please contact us as you may be eligible to join the tour if you fill out G Adventures self-assessment form.