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CHT –1102
Chiclayo, Karajia, Kuelap, Revash, Leymebamba museum, Gocta waterfall
(entering by Chiclayo and leaving by Chiclayo or Tarapoto)

Day 1 Chiclayo – Chachapoyas

Airport or hotel pick up service in Chiclayo and private transportation to the town of Chachapoyas. (L)

Day 2 Chachapoyas – Karajia - Choctamal
Transfer to Cruz Pata (2.5 hours approx). We will go to the 8-feet high funeral sarcophagi of Karajia (also known by the local as Purunmachus, quechua word that means: purun= wild and machu=old) located on a mountain cliff at about 2,600m (20 minutes downhill hike) and continue with the route of sarcophagi where you can observe from the road more than 20 discovered sarcophagi. Afternoon transfer to Choctamal Marvelous Spatuletail Lodge where you can enjoy the visit of hummingbirds, including the endemic Marvelous Spatuletail hummingbird. The lodge is located on the road to Kuelap at only 35 minutes from the fortress, excellent panoramic views of Kuelap and the Abra Yumal Pass. (B, L, D)


Day 3 Choctamal – Kuelap – Leymebamba museum

If you are not afraid of height we can take a cable car to the base of Kuélap. After breakfast we will travel by car for 35 minutes from Choctamal Lodge to Kuelap. The fortress of Kuelap , associated with the Chachapoyas culture, consists of massive exterior stone walls containing more than four hundred buildings inside 3 levels of walls and is the largest stone structure in the Americas. Orchids and bromeliads cover the walls and trees inside this fortress. Kuelap is precariously perched on a mountain ridge at about 3000m, the structure overlooks the Utcubamba Valley in Northern Peru, is roughly 600 meters in length and 110 meters in width. The 20m high fortress walls are impressive with an entrance that is trapezoidal and narrows rapidly (as a defense). Inside there are the remains of many small round houses, some with a zigzag or diamond pattern in their terraces. Archaeological evidence shows that the structure was started before 800 AD. We will spend the night in Leymebamba. (B, BL)

kuelap house


Day 4 Leymebamba museum – Revash – Chachapoyas

Visit the museum of Leymebamba that houses the 219 mummies that were discovered in 1997 by a group of local farmers. These mummies were located 10 hours horseback on a cliff under a waterfall by the Lake of the Condors. Research is being conducted in this museum under the supervision of Dra. Sonia Guillen. We continue with our trip to Revash Mausoleums (1.5 hours hike). Revash Mausoleums are small rectangular miniature houses located under the shelter of the rock. (also called Chullpas). Night in Gocta Lodge. (B, L).


Day 5 Gocta Waterfall

Three hours hike or horseback (one way) to Gocta waterfall. The measured height of 771 meters. As a result of an expedition lead by Stefan Ziemendorff and Telesforo Santillan (local guide) in March 2006, Gocta waterfall made the international news testifying the remoteness and unfolding discoveries of America’s newly accessible and most pristine ecological and archeological destination. During the hike you will be able to observe variety of hummingbirds, birds, flowers, maybe toucans, monkeys and other species from the region. Night in Gocta Lodge. (B, L).

gocta falls

Day 6 Chachapoyas – Chiclayo (or Chachapoyas - Jaen) (or Chachapoyas - Tarapoto)
Private transfer from Chachapoyas to Chiclayo. (B, BL)

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2 paxes USD p.p

4 paxes or more    USD 1,497 p.p.

All entrance fees
Transfers to airport or bus station
Meals where noted in the program 
All transportation specified in the program
Transfer between cities
Hotels specified in the program
Bilingual guide 

Alcoholic beverages
Airport taxes
Internal flights (we can provide upon request)








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