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COD: CHT 1107 HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CHACHAPOYAN CULTURE
4d/3n
All year

Everyone doing both this and the Cusco zone much prefers the Chachapoyas segment for its pristine cloud forest & ruins, perfect year around temperatures and lack of mosquitoes & snakes. This (tour) segment offers “The Machu Picchu of Northern Peru” (KUELAP) located where the main trunk Amazon River leaves the Andes to enter the basin. This pristine unspoiled zone was only recently accessible and has no tourist crowds.  It has the best combination Ecological AND Archaeological zone of the Americas. 

Day 1 Chiclayo – Chachapoyas
Airport or Hotel pick up service in Chiclayo and private transportation to Chachapoyas.  We will see beautiful panoramas on our trip to the unspoiled city of Chachapoyas.  Night in Chachapoyas.  (BL)

Day 2  Chachapoyas - Karajia–Choctamal
Transfer to Cruz Pata (2.5 hours approx). We will go to the 8-feet high funeral sarcophagus 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 several hummingbirds, 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)

karajia

Day 3 Choctamal - Kuelap - Chachapoyas
We will spend the day at Fortress Kuelap known as "the Machu Picchu of the North". Kuelap has over 400 buildings inside 3 levels of walls, and is the largest stone structure in all South America.  Orchids and bromeliads cover the walls and trees inside this fortress. On the way to Chachapoyas we will observe the platforms of Macro located on a cliff overlooking the Utcubamba River.  Overnight in Chachapoyas. (B, BL)

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Day 4 Chachapoyas – Chiclayo
Early departure to Chiclayo and transfer to airport for your evening flight to Lima.  (B, BL)

Optional:  transfer to Tarapoto instead of Chiclayo. (7 hours) This adds a mountainous Amazon aspect to this trip so this cross section of Peru offers an extreme geography and life and cultures adapted to the world’s greatest rainforest, 2nd highest mountains
Extra price: night in Puerto Palmeras Resort in Tarapoto

 

FOR RATES e-mail us at: kuelap@msn.com

2 paxes                 USD               
4 paxes or more    USD



THE TOUR INCLUDES:                                                
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

NOT INCLUDED:
Gratuities                                                                               
Alcoholic beverages
Airport taxes
Internal flights (we can provide upon request)

 

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