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CHACHAPOYAS & THE ANDES

CHACHAPOYAS & THE ANDES

$1555 per person

This journey takes you to Chachapoyas & Machu Picchu, the perfect balance between archeology, nature and living cultures. You will explore the fortified city of Kuelap, the astonishing waterfalls of Gocta, Revash mausoleums and Karajia Sarcophagi. Plus, Machu Picchu – the cloud-kissing city that`s a time capsule for Incan culture. 

Customizable Tour

Daily Departures

Private Transfers

24/7 Support

Small Groups

Glowing Reviews

  • Highlights
    Lima, Jaén, Chachapoyas, Kuelap, Gocta Waterfall, Cuzco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
  • Duration
    9 days
  • Start Point
    Lima
  • Finish Point
    Lima
  • Trip Style
    History & Culture, Peru Adventure Tours, Peru Family Vacation, Travel Photography
  • Included
    Buffet lunch in the Sacred Valley
    All Breakfasts
    Hotel nights as per the itinerary
    Travel Insurance
    Train to/from Machu Picchu
    24/7 Support
    Entrance fees
    Accredited Tour Guides
    Tours and Transfers
  • Not Included
    Domestic airfare
    Tips
    Meals not mentioned
    International airfare

PRICE PER PERSON

US$1555

US$1815

US$2325
1
Day 1: LIMA

Welcome to the capital city of Peru. A private transfer will take you from the airport to your hotel.

No meals included.

2
Day 2: LIMA - JAÉN - AMAZONAS - CHACHAPOYAS

Arrive in Jaén and take a private transfer to your selected hotel in Chachapoyas.

No meals included.

3
Day 3: AMAZONAS - CHACHAPOYAS - KUELAP FORTRESS

Today, you will visit Kuelap Fortress, the most important archaeological site in Peru's northern Andes. A complex built on the rock outcrop at the top of Barreta Mountain at 9,842 ft / 3,000 m.

We will take the Cable Car, which will take us to the ancient site. It is estimated that the construction began at the beginning of the 6th Century during the Chachapoya Culture.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.

4
Day 4: AMAZONAS - CHACHAPOYAS - GOCTA WATERFALL

On this day, you will take a journey which will take you to the Gocta Falls, the third highest in the world with 771 m / 2,530 ft.

You will enjoy the trail to the falls, with amazing views and stunning landscapes, sugar cane fields with their traditional presses followed by cloud forest covered in orchids, lichens and mosses.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.

5
Day 5: AMAZONAS - JAÉN - CUZCO

Today, a private transfer will take you to Jaén to take your flight to the city of Cuzco.

Meals: Breakfast.

6
Day 6: CUZCO

Take a guided tour of Cuzco, the Incan equivalent of London or New York. Visit the gaping main plaza with its grand Colonial cathedral before taking in sights like the Santo Domingo Convent and the ancient Incan ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Quenco and Tambomachay.

Meals: Breakfast.

7
Day 7: CUZCO - SACRED VALLEY - AGUAS CALIENTES

Take a guided tour of the Sacred Valley to open the history book on the Incan civilisation. You'll drop in on the ancient settlement of Ollantaytambo, visit Pisaq, where a colourful market bustles close to the ruins of ancient Incan homes, and Awanacancha – a weaving centre where Peruvian textiles are made.

In the afternoon, you'll take the train to Aquas Calientes – the gateway to Machu Picchu.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.

8
Day 8: AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHU PICCHU - CUZCO

Set your alarm so you can arrive at Machu Picchu in time to watch the sunrise spill over the ancient ruins.

Then take a tour of the mountain-crowning town of Machu Picchu. Your guide will show you sights like the ritual baths, the Palace of the Princess and the Temple of the Sun. For a little bit extra you can climb to the top of Huayna Picchu – the mountain that looms over the citadel. Once at the top, the ruins will be ready for their photo call.

Meals: Breakfast.

9
Day 9: CUZCO - LIMA

Arrival in Lima and private transfer to Lima center.

Take a guided tour of Lima to get a fly-on-the-wall insight into Peru's modern capital city. Take in the main plazas, Presidential Palace and spook yourself in the catacombs of San Francisco Church. Drop in on the Park of Love in Miraflores to eyeball the Pacific Ocean before your private transfer takes you back to the airport.

Meals: Breakfast.