Welcome to Chachapoyas


Founded early in the Spanish conquest as the base from which the exploitation of the Amazon region was launched, contemporary Chacha is a relatively unremarkable town, a tight grid of whitewashed houses with red-tiled roofs whose individualistic history mean that few of the populace speak Quechua. Instead, Chacha’s jewels lie scattered across the surrounding countryside: a crinkled web of cloud-enveloped mountains and valleys, inhabited by colossal waterfalls, remarkable birdlife and a mysterious raft of pre-Columbian, pre-Inca ruins, half of them still covered by tangled undergrowth.


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$60 Cultural & Theme Tours

kuelap North Peru Great Experience

Our service to kuelap starts every day at 7:00 am we will organize any change in the travel program to guaranty the success in all our services, Our guests will enjoy included: breackfast, lunch, confortable transport service, an English speaker tour guide, entrance tickets although you will need to carry your pasport or a copy, a bottle of water, sun protection, rain jacket.the company doesn't provide traveler medical ensurance, please be responsable and contract one from your home.7:00 am  Departure Time8:00 am  Breackfast9:00 am Cable Car service 20'10:00 am guided Service to Kuelap A.S.14:00 pm Cable Car service15:00 pm Lunch16:00 pm  Departure Time17:00 pm  Approx Arrival

$36 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Gocta Waterfall - Amazonas Perú

We visit the waterfall every day and we know how to provide the best service. • 7:30 AM Traditional breakfast • 8:10 AM Departure by bus (reclining seats, 1 hour of travel) • 9:30 AM Start of the trek (5.5 km route, guided, renting horses up to km 3.3 • 12:15 AM Sighting of the cataract from the base • 12:30 PM Picnic • 13:00 PM Return to the community of Cocachimba • 15:00 PM Approximate arrival to the community of Cocachimba • 15:20 PM Lunch • 16:00 PM Return item • 17:00 PM Farewell at destination hotel and organization for the next day To visit it is recommended the use of comfortable slippers with grip templates that allow safe walking on rocks, clay and grass in different levels and conditions, the use of sunscreen a hat or cap, sunglasses, light rain jacket, shorts , long sleeve polo shirts, repellent, the height is 1700 meters, jungle brow.

$82 Outdoor Activities

Mendoza Eco Experience

Mendoza is a unique ecotourism destination in Peru that satisfies each and every visitor. To visit Mendoza we will take a car/bus 52 miles (83 km) from chachapoyas.  The landscape is breathtaking and varied, and includes a 15-minute stop in front of the beautiful forest of 10 thousand hectares of palm trees. Due to the distance, for a Full Day tour we recommend spending the night in Mendoza at Calzada Lodge to start our adventure with renewed energy.6:30 Departure by bus (reclining seats, 1 hour)8:30 Traditional breakfast9:00 Transfer to the palm forest of Ocol (10 minutes)9:15 Explanation of the communal conservation area, Ocol palm forest.9:30 Transfer to the natural scenic viewpoint of Rodríguez de Mendoza (50 minutes)10:20 Explanation of the province of Rodríguez de Mendoza10:40 Visit to a private collection of butterflies11:10 Visit to the Monteverde coffee farm, winner of the Café Gourmet 2017, Expocafé 201712:00 Transfer to Fundo Calzada, horse show.12:30 Lunch time1:40 PM Transfer to the caverns (20 minutes)14:10 Guided tour in cavern15:20 Transfer to the sulfur baths of Tocuya (15 minutes)15:30 Free recreation in mineral springs16:30 Meeting for departure16:45 Bus departure19:15 Arrival in Chachapoyas and coordination for the next day

$370 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Kuelap and Gocta: History and Nature

DAY 1: JAEN / CHACHAPOYAS | INC: - Arrival to Jaen. Transfer from the airport to the city of Chachapoyas (“Chachapoyas Premium Service”). Accommodation in Chachapoyas.   DAY 2: CHACHAPOYAS / GOCTA WATERFALL | INC: B/L After breakfast, we will be headed to the picturesque town of Cocachimba; from there, we will begin our journey towards Gocta waterfall (an hour and a half on horseback plus one hour walk). Along the way, we will enjoy the great diversity of flora and fauna, and a splendid view of the waterfall.  Gocta Waterfall, locally known as "La Chorrera", is 771 meters high and it is considered among the highest waterfalls in the world. It is the perfect habitat for toucans, monkeys, mountain lions and Andean cocks-of-the-rock. It is located in a large cloud- covered forest, around which there are about twenty waterfalls. It offers a beautiful combination of geography and history, making it a magical place. We will return to Cocachimba and have a traditional lunch. Return to Chachapoyas.   DAY 3: CHACHAPOYAS / KUELAP FORTRESS| INC: B/L In the morning, we will go to Kuelap, a majestic architectural site built by Chachapoyas. On our way, we will make a stop to have a panoramic view of the Macro Archaeological, also known as "Macro Towers" for its design characteristics; it is located on the side of a hill overlooking Utcubamba river. Then we will go to the starting point towards Kuelap, we will climb on horseback or on foot to the "Fortress", which is built on top of Cerro Barreta (3000 m. a. s. l.).  It is a place surrounded by beautiful landscapes; at first, it seems inaccessible since it is protected by colossal walls and cliffs on three of its four sides. It has three platforms and inside they have circular buildings decorated with rhomboidal and zigzag friezes. Its complex interior architecture indicates it was a well-organized population group.  The surrounding landscape and the natural scenarios make it unforgettable. We will return to Choctamal for lunch. Return to Chachapoyas.   DAY 7: CHACHAPOYAS / JAEN | INC: B At the agreed time, transfer to Jaen airport with "Chachapoyas Premium Service" to board our flight.

$475 Multi-day & Extended Tours

5 - Day Chachapoyas Kingdom

DAY 1: JAEN / CHACHAPOYAS Arrival to Jaen. Transfer from the airport to the city of Chachapoyas (“Chachapoyas Premium Service”). Accommodation in Chachapoyas. DAY 2: CHACHAPOYAS / KARAJIA/ QUIOCTA In the morning, we will go to Cruz Pata town, and then, we will continue towards the burial site of Karajia. We will enjoy a panoramic view of Luya's main square along the way. Cruz Pata, known as the Crosses Plateau, is the starting point of our journey by foot or horse to get to Karajia; it takes 30 min. approximately. We will see Karajia sarcophagi, which are part of Chachapoyas pre-inca culture; they are made of stone, wood and clay, and have an anthropomorphic shape; they are unique for their enormous size (up to 2,5 meters high) and careful elaboration. We will go back to have lunch in the city of Luya. Then, we will visit Caverns Quiocta, a capricious work of nature, located in the district of Lamud, Luya province. Inside these caverns, there are seven rooms with stalagmites and stalactites, each one has a different name due to its curious forms. Return to the city of Chachapoyas. DAY 3: CHACHAPOYAS / REVASH/ LEYMEBAMBA After breakfast, we drive to the town of San Bartolo, from here we will go on horseback to the Mausoleums of Revash, which are constructions of funeral homes at the foothills of huge rocks; they are painted in red and cream color. Some are up to three floors high, and others have gable roofs with T-shaped, cross-shaped and square windows. The mausoleums can be observed from 100 meters approximately. After the visit we will enjoy lunch. Then, we will visit the museum of Centro Mallqui or Leymebamba Museum, which design replicates local architectural traditions. This museum holds a valuable collection of 240 mummies found in the Lagoon of the Condors. Return to Chachapoyas. DAY 4: CHACHAPOYAS / KUELAP FORTRESS In the morning, we will go to Kuelap, a majestic architectural site built by Chachapoyas. On our way, we will make a stop to have a panoramic view of the Macro Archaeological. Then we will go to the starting point towards Kuelap, we will climb on horseback or on foot to the "Fortress", which is built on top of Cerro Barreta (3000 m. a. s. l.).  It is a place surrounded by beautiful landscapes; at first, it seems inaccessible since it is protected by colossal walls and cliffs on three of its four sides. It has three platforms and inside they have circular buildings decorated with rhomboidal and zigzag friezes. Its complex interior architecture indicates it was a well-organized population group. The surrounding landscape and the natural scenarios make it unforgettable. We will return to Choctamal for lunch. Return to Chachapoyas. DAY 5: CHACHAPOYAS / JAEN At the agreed time, transfer to Jaen airport with "Chachapoyas Premium Service" to board our flight.

$266.67 Day Trips & Excursions

4-Day Chachapoyas, Kuelap and Gocta, Amazonas

Day 1: Jaén Chachapoyas:Reception at the airport and transfer to the city of Chachapoyas on the way we can see the large plains of rice in the province of Uctubamba, we will also pass through the hottest city of the Amazon region Bagua Grande, in the afternoon arrival in Chachapoyas after 4 hours of travel approx. Transfer to your hotel.Day 2: Fortified citadel of Kuélap:After breakfast and at the indicated time we will depart to the fortified citadel of Kuélapuna once in Chachapoyas, we will have to go to the district of Tingo, an hour by a paved road and a 10-minute carriage trail. In the district of Tingo we embark on the Kuélap cable cars, and in 20 minutes we arrive at the archaeological complex, the trip becomes unforgettable, the ascent begins on a beautiful ravine crossing the Tingo river, until arriving at the beautiful citadel of Kuélap located in the Top of a mountain.TELEFERICO KUELAPAt the moment to accede to the mountain of clouds (Strength of Kuélap) is realized by means of the Kuélap cable car, As soon as one places a foot inside the cabin the first vertigo is perceived. The impetus with which the ski lift slides, you always go in a constant movement (never stops, only lowers the speed for one to climb or get off the cable car), Six meters per second. It may seem little if you ignore the three thousand meters high that separates you from the ground, the tour lasts 20 minutes, but it is worth it because while you are sliding, enjoy the majestic landscape.Day 3: Gocta Waterfall:At the indicated time we will start our trip to the town of Cocachimba where we will start the trek that will last approximately 3 hours, and then reach the foothills of the Catarata. The path takes us through narrow trails and trail routes with great diversity of flora and fauna. This region offers a beautiful combination of geography and history that makes it a magical place. Time to take pictures and bathe Hike back to Cocachimba. Return to Cocachimba and return to Chachapoyas.Day 4: Chachapoyas Jaén:07:00 am, transfer to Jaen arrival at the airport and End of services.It includes:Transfer from the Jaén / Chachapoyas / Jaén Airport.03 nights accommodation at Hacienda Achamaqui.02 breakfastsFull day excursion to the fortified citadel of Kuélap.Full day excursion to the Gocta waterfall.Ticket for use of the cable car.Guide, personalized assistance.Visits in SHARED Service. Does not include: Bus and / or plane tickets. (National and / or International).Airport Rates.Baggage insuranceMedical insurance and / or accidents.Feeding not indicated in the program.Alcoholic drinks.Tips