Peru's Hidden Fortress
6 Days/5 nights -Ride the Kuelap, Peru cable car, explore the fortress & visit beautiful Gocta Falls
Transport from and to airport in Lima andJaen
Accommodation in Lima (2 nights), Chachapoyas ( 3 nights)
First Day Lima City Tour OR Lima Gastronomic Tour
All Noted Guided Services in Kuelap/Gocta
Entrance Fees to Archaeological Sites
Rates available upon request
Day 1 - Lima
International flight arrival to Lima. Private airport transfer to your hotel with hotel lobby welcome greeting, Peru orientation, and welcome gift from Dargui Tours' travel adviser (Welcome may be following morning depending on time of arrival). Overnight stay.
Day 2 - Get to Know Lima (optional day)
After hotel breakfast, morning or afternoon half-day tour (4 to 5 hours).. Tour is an optional Lima City Tour or Peruvian Cuisine Gastronomic Tour.
Lima City Tour will showcase the mixture of Spanish colonial sites near Downtown Lima along with the modern design of Miraflores and San Isidro. The Gastronomic Tour will introduce you to the staples of Peruvian Cuisine throughout several districts of the city. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3 - Arrival to Chachapoyas
After hotel breakfast, reception and transfer to the Lima Airport for flight to Jaen in northern Peru.. Please keep in mind that this is a small Peruvian airport with limited guest services. Reception at Jaen Airport for 5-hour transfer towards the city of Chachapoyas During your travels, you'll encounter a biodiverse region on the border of the jungle and the highlands with stops for photos and lunch. We'll pass through several valleys including near the Maranon River and near rice paddies and coconut palms. Before arrival we'll pass near the Utcubamba Canyon by the banks of the river Utcubamba,and reach the town of Chachapoyas. Depending on your hotel selection, an additional transfer may be required. Arrival to your hotel, welcome, dinner on own, and overnight in hotel.
Day 4 - Arrival & Excursion to Kuelap Fortress
After included hotel breakfast, we'll descend the valley of the Utcubamba River. We'll travel an hour to observe the circular stone ruins at the archaeological site of Macro and will go to Tingo before boarding a brand new cable car for a 20 minute trip to arrival to La Malca. Finally we'll walk 2 kilometers to visit the citadel of Kuelap. This incredible archaeological complex is located high in the Andes and contains over 400 houses with walls of 17 meters high. It was the capital of the Chachapoyas culture. After return hike and cable ride, return transfer to your hotel and overnight stay.
Day 5 - Hike to Gocta Waterfall
After included breakfast, descend the Utcubamba River Valley for about one hour for arrival to Cocachimba. From here we will go by foot or horseback for a roughly 6-kilometer hike to the majestic Gocta Falls On the way we'll see local agricultural production and the dense vegetation of a cloud forest and possiblly the national bird of Peru - the Cock of the Rock. We'll arrive at the falls with time to observe, enjoy, and eat a brief lunch. Return hike and transfer back to your hotel for evening arrival and overnight stay.
Day 6 - Return to Lima & Flight to Cusco (optional)
After early breakfast, reception and return transfer for 5-hour journey back towards Jaen Airport. Arrival to Lima and connect to final international destination in Lima (depending on flight time. (See options below).