Chachapoya The Lost Kingdom of the Andes

Day 01

Transfer from the city of Tarapoto to Chachapoyas at 7 or 10 am, by Turismo Selva Company (eight hours by mini bus).

Arrival to Chachapoyas at 5 pm, transfer our hostal Chachapoyas Backpackers.

Day 02

Breakfast at our hostal at 7:30 am.

Depart from Chachapoyas at eight thirty a.m. to visit the archaeological monument of Kuelap. Enroute we will stop to view the ruins of Macro and explain the history and function in relationship with Kuelap.

Continuing on we will tour the fortified Citadel of Kuelap, which dates back to the fifth century AD. Our tour will take approximately three hours, and after meeting back at our vehicle we will drive to the village of Maria and stop for lunch. In the afternoon we will continue our journey to the valley of Utcubamba and come back to the city of Chachapoyas where we will spend the night in the Hostal Chachapoyas Backpackers.

Day 03

Breakfast at our hostal at 7:30 am.

We depart from Chachapoyas at 8:00 am towards Quiocta cavern parking lot. Hence we will start the visiting appreciating the flora and fauna of the area as well. Arrival, visit and return to the parking lot in order to go to town of Lamud, where we will have lunch. After that we will continue the tour towards Cruz Pata’s community from where we will walk until the amazing Karajía’s Sarcophagi, a unique Chachapoyas funeral pattern. Then, we will return to the parking lot to come back to the city of Chachapoyas overnight at our hostel Chachapoyas Backapckers.

Day 04

Breakfast at the hostal at 7:30 am.

We depart from the city of Chachapoyas to Cocachimba community at 8:30 am, where we start our treck at 9:30 in the morning, appreciating the two waterfalls, fields of sugar cane and other typical local products.. We will descend into a habitat known as the Cloud Forest in this part of Peru. This is the habitat of Peru’s national bird, the Andean Cock of the Rock, the yellow-tailed woolly monkey and a multitude of hummingbirds and other tropical birds. The path ends at the base of the beautiful Gocta waterfall, and then returns to the community of Cocachimba, where our vehicle awaits us to take us to the city of Chachapoyas.

Day 05

Breakfast at the hostel at 7:30 am.

Transfer to terminal mini bus of Turismo Selva Company at 8:00 am, then transfer to Tarapoto city.

Arrival to Tarapoto at 5 pm.

Our Services Include:

  1. Transfer service from Tarapoto to Chachapoyas city by Turismo Selva Company.
  2. Transfer service from Chachapoyas to Tarapoto by Turismo Selva Company.
  3. Transportation to and from the attractions mentioned above either by our cars for tourism.
  4. Entrance fee to the attractions mentioned above.
  5. Lunches during travel, and during all day tours.
  6. Expert local guides in English or Spanish.
  7. Hostal Chachapoyas Backpackers 4 nights include breakfast.
  8. First Aid Kit.

Not Included:

  1. Alcoholic beverages.
  2. Dinners, other unspecified passages.