Archaeological and Natural Chachapoyas

Day 01

Transfer overnight bus, at 8:30 or 9:00 pm by Móvil Tours Company of the city of Chiclayo to Chachapoyas.

Day 02

Arrival to Chachapoyas then transfer to Chachapoyas Bacpackers.

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 the hostal at 7:30 am.

Salida a las 8:30 am, hasta el parqueo de la caverna de Quiocta, caminata de unos 10 minutos, luego visita a dicha caverna la cual tiene 560 metros de profundidad, visita de una hora y media aproximadamente, luego retorno a nuestro vehículo para continuar nuestro viaje a la ciudad de Lamud donde almorzaremos.

Después continuaremos nuestro recorrido a la comunidad de Cruzpata, desde donde se caminara 35 minutos aproximadamente para visitar los sarcófagos de Karajía, patrón funerario de los Chachapoya único en su género, luego retorno a nuestro vehículo y regreso a la ciudad de Chachapoyas pernocte en nuestro hostal Chachapoyas Backpackers.

Day 04

Breakfast at the hostal at 7:30 am.

We depart from the hostal to the parking lot of the Revash Mausoleums, from where we will ride for approximately one hour to reach this archeaological sight that dates to the thirteenth century AD. There will be time to explore and take photos before we return to our transportation and on to the community of Leymebamba. Here we will visit the Leymebamba Museum which houses more than 219 mummies in a perfect state of conservation and more than 2500 artifacts including ceramics, textiles, wood carvings etc., which were used as offerings by the Chachapoya.

At the end of our visit we will overnight in Leymebamba at a selected hotel.

Day 05

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.

Arrival and transfer to terminal bus of Móvil Tours company to coninue your trip to Chiclayo.

Our Services Include:

  1. Transfer service from the city of Chiclayo to Chachapoyas by Móvil Tours night bus.
  2. Transfer service from the city of Chachapoyas to Chiclayo by Móvil Tours night bus.
  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 one night include breakfast.
  8. First Aid Kit

Not Included:

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