KUELAP & GOCTA WATERFALLS 4 DAYS

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KUELAP & GOCTA WATERFALLS
4 DAYS

Overview

Highlights

  • Arequipa, the second largest city of Peru full of history, culture, museums and churches. Stroll through the white city admiring the looming volcanoes of Misti, Chachani and Pichu Pichu. Explore Colca Canyon and experience ancient cultures, observe the mighty condors in flight in one of the deepest canyons on earth.

Itinerary at a Glance

Days Destinations The Experience
Day 1 Fly from Lima to Arequipa Pm Arequipa city tour visiting Santa Catalina monastery, Yanahuara colonial district, Carmen Alto viewpoint to see the volcanoes around the white city
Day 2 Colca Canyon See vicuñas in Aguada Blanca Reserve and descend in the Colca canyon, La Calera hot spring visit
Day 3 Colca Canyon to Arequipa Cruz del Condor see the mighty condors soaring over the Colca Canyon, colonial villagers and old churches
Day 4 Fly to Lima or Cusco or Juliaca Private transportation to the airport
  • Explore and experience the ancient pre-Inca civilization of Kuelap and the 16th highest Gocta Waterfalls.
  • Hike through gorgeous terrain with beautiful colored orchids to the Gocta Waterfalls where you will indulge in nature.
  • Ride the first cable car in Peru up to the Kuelap complex built by the Chachapoyas and immerse yourself in mystery.
  • Itinerary at a Glance

    Days Destinations The Experience
    Day 1 am Fly from Lima to Jaen and transportation to Chachapoyas On way you can see beautiful valleys in the rainforest, waterfalls, Maranon river, rice paddies and more.
    Day 2 Chachapoyas Hike for 3 hours to Gocta waterfall through the vegetation of the rainforest observing orchids, birds like cock of the rocks and more
    Day 3 Chachapoyas Visit the fantastic Kuelap archeological complex
    Day 4 Fly to Lima and connect to your international flight Transportation to Jaen airport (end of services)

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    Day 1 Arrive in Jaen Airport – Chachpoyas – Gocta Lodge
    Arrive in the morning in the Jaen airport and our representative will greet you and transfer you to Chachapoyas. It is a 5-hour drive to Chachapoyas enjoying a scenic route passing many valleys, the Maranon River, rice paddies and more. We continue another hour to Gocta Lodge to relax in nature.
    Hotel in Gocta Lodge
    No meals

    Day 2 Gocta Waterfalls Tour – Chachapoyas
    Today we will visit the gorgeous Gocta Watefalls once only known to the locals. In 2002 Stefan Ziemendorff on an expedition with Peruvians made Gocta Watefalls known to the world. The World Waterfall Database ranks Gocta Waterfalls as the 16th highest in the world. From the Lodge we will hike approximately 3 hours through the cloud forest with beautifully colored orchids and bromeliads. You might catch site of the Cock-of-the-Rock, Spatuletail hummingbirds and yellow-tailed woolly monkeys. Once we reach there feel the spraying cool waters and feel calm with its beautiful surroundings. Energize and rejuvenate. Return to the lodge and then transfer to your
    Hotel in Gocta Lodge
    Breakfast and lunch included

    Day 3 Kuelap Tour
    In the morning after breakfast, we set off towards Kuelap an approximately 3 hours’ drive. We will visit the complex built by the Chachapoyas (these people were called Chachapoyas by the Incas but no one knows the real name of this civilization). This civilization are known as the, Cloud People or Warriors but not much more is known about these people and remains a mystery. Kuelap (3000m) dates back to approximately 800AD and was abandoned more than 500 years ago. It is the largest ancient stone monuments believed to have been a fortified citadel. It is equally compared to Machu Picchu. Once we reach Kuelap we will ride the cable car to the site and enjoy a tour. Return to your hotel.
    Hotel in Gocta Lodge
    Breakfast and lunch included

    Day 4 Chachapoyas – Jaen Airport
    Today we will transfer you to the Jaen airport for your flight to Lima.
    Breakfast included
    End of Services

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    SERVICES INCLUDED

    • Day by day itinerary improved by you and your ToursTrekperu travel designer.
    • This itinerary is based on 2 people travelling together in double or twin occupancy.
    • Professional English speaking guide
    • Your trip coordinator is available 24/7 for any assistance and needs that you may require.
    • All in-country transfers as scheduled
    • Accommodation at your selected hotels.
    • All entrance fees for places mentioned in the program.
    • Comfortable vehicles + professional drivers.
    • Meals according the itinerary. Vegetarian diets accommodated on request (advance notification required). For other diets, consult your travel specialist before making a reservation.

    NOT INCLUDED:

    • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
    • International flights, nor local flights within Peru.
    • Tours, meals or other services not listed on the itinerary.
    • Alcoholic beverages nor items of a personal nature; such as clothing, equipment, laundry and phone calls.
    • Expenses incurred in trip preparation such as, but not limited to, non-refundable airline tickets, travel insurance, and additional expenses resulting from flight delays, schedule changes, cancellations, or missed connections.
    • Tips to the local staff.

    Our prices are per person in double occupancy (matrimonial or twin) in US dollars, thus if you want a single room you will need to add a supplement cost.

    Occasionally, after coordinating your trip with our travel consultant, there could be slight changes in your itinerary or hotels because you want to spend more time in places that interest you, avoid long distances, have more free time or avoid tourist concentrations. These changes will increase or reduce the final price. It is important to mention that most hotels increase their rates during special holidays but our Travel Consultant will inform you and make other suggestions.

    Contact Information:

    • +1-800-566-1305 – Toll-free – (USA/CAN)
    • +51-84-650603 (to Peru).
    • Skype: ttrekperu, ttrekperu2, ttrekperu3
    • Live chat
    • Whatsapp  Carlos Ruiz    +51 969168622
    • Whatsapp  Doris Freire   +51 969290203
    • Whatsapp  Henry Apaza  +51 969228980
    •  info@trekperu.com

    Accomodation

    Hotels in Chachapoyas

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