The Fortress of the Real Felipe is located in the bay of Callao, the viceroy Jose Antonio Manso de Velasco orders to build all this immense Fortress taking advantage of the stay of three experts in fortification as they were the French Luis Godin and the Spaniards Joseph Amich and Juan Francisco Rossa. The construction of the fortress began on August 1, 1747, and the first stone was placed in the Torreon de la Reina, and was completed in 1774. This fortress has a size of 70000 m2, El Real Felipe is a site museum And has the shape of an irregular pentagon, its towers called King, Queen, San Felipe, San Carlos and San José. Only the bastions of the King and Queen have towers called knights. The Real Felpe fully fulfilled his role of gendarme and defender of the coasts. I stand firm on the threats and attacks of the most famous and feared pirates and corsairs of the time and then, was the scene of events that marked the course of the history of Peru and America.
• 3 hours
Explore the ´Windows of Otuzco´, a group of niches located on the side of a hill, carved during the first centuries of our era. This necropolis stands out between the natural rock formations in the northern part of Peru and is one of the main attractions of Cajamarca. Learn about the burial process, the discoveries on the site and the vision of life after death of the ancient local inhabitants in this interesting activity.
• 2.5 hours
Originally called Pultumarca or Cunoc, supposedly it was the place where Atahualpa was resting just before the confrontation with Pizarro in 1532. These hot springs of mineral water baths are located at the district of Baños del Inca at 6 Kilometer from the center of Cajamarca at over 2680 (m) above sea level with a maximum temperature of 72ºC (158ºF). The outcrops of medicinal mineral water contain calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, sulphates, iron, manganese, and copper, among others.
• 3.5 hours
Walk through the complex of Cumbemayo and discover the intriguing naturally-shaped rock formations along the way in the ´Stone Forest´. This site also offers a view to the past as visitors can see the carvings, paintings and the hydraulic system built by the ancient inhabitants of this region.
• 4 hours
Enjoy a city tour through the landmarks of Cajamarca. This city played an important role during the Inca Empire and remains as one of the main attractions of the country for its history and nature. Visit the Santa Apolonia Hill, the Main Square, the Cathedral, the famous Rescue Room and more. Enjoy the local delicious ice cream while you do so!
• 3 hours
Cajamarca is known, among other qualities, for its great farming tradition. Some of the best dairy products in the country like cheese, milk or yogurt come from this region. Today, experience first-hand the production and origins of these products in the Porcón Farm and participate in some of the various ecological and experiential activities that this traditional complex offers.
• 6 hours
During our Peruvian Market & Restaurant Tour you will get an introduction into Peruvian cuisine all 4 iconic experiences that will tantalize your taste buds. • Visit a food market to take in flavors & ingredients only found in Peru! • Stop by a fisherman's wharf to learn about Peru's vast marine life. • Relax at an ocean side restaurant to participate in a food demo and have a traditional 3 course lunch! • Try 3 of the best coffee roasts that Peru has to offer in a quaint cafe in Barranco district.
• 4 hours