Travel destinations Peru – Cities Cajamarca

Cajamarca

Cajamarca is the largest city in the northern Peruvian Andes. Here the Caxamarca culture developed, which was then integrated into the empire of the Incas. The production of milk and milk products is one of the most important economic activities. The important mines in the area are also an important economic factor. Diverse landscapes, archaeological and natural riches attract many tourists. Carnival is celebrated like no other peruvian city, as are religious holidays such as Corpus Christi and Easter Week.

Geographical location

In the northern Peruvian Andes between the western and central Andean mountain ranges.

Cajamarca
Population

About 250 000.

Altitude

2750 m.

Average temperature

January: 14,2 °C, February: 13,4 °C, March: 13,5 °C, Abril: 13,4 °C, Mai: 12,7 °C, June: 11,8 °C, July: 11,9 °C, August: 12,3 °C, September: 12,8 °C, October: 13,6 °C, November: 13,3 °C, December: 13,4 °C.

 

Average high and low temperature

January: 21,1 °C / 7,4 °C, February: 20,2 °C / 6,7 °C, March: 20,3 °C / 6,7 °C, Abril: 20,2 °C / 6,6 °C, Mai: 21,0 °C / 4,5 °C, June: 21,1 °C / 2,6 °C, July: 21,1 °C / 2,7 °C, August: 21,0 °C / 3,6 °C, September: 21,0 °C / 4,6 °C, October: 21,0 °C / 6,3 °C, November: 21,2 °C / 5,5 °C, December: 21,1 °C / 5,7 °C.

 

Average rainfall

January: 98 mm, February: 111 mm, March: 133 mm, Abril: 91 mm, Mai: 42 mm, June: 15 mm, July: 8 mm, August: 14 mm, September: 40 mm, October: 92 mm, November: 68 mm, December: 83 mm.

Source of statistical data: es.climate-data.orgi.

 

Average relative humidity

January: 61%, February: 66%, March: 69%, Abril: 66%, Mai: 63%, June: 59%, July: 59%, August: 55%, September: 61%, October: 57%, November: 56%, December: 61%.

Source of statistical data: Weatherbase.

Photo: ANDINA.



Travel programs:
Cajamarca, Cumbemayo   PTW-CAJ001

Experience Cajamarca

5 days / 4 nights

Citytour in Cajamarca, rock tombs of Otuzco, haciendas for horseback riding and tasting of dairy products, Cumbemayo, «Baños del Inca» thermal baths, Granja Porcón.

     
Granja Porcón   PTW-CAJ002

Experience Granja Porcón

3 days / 2 nights

The Granja Porcón cooperative shows how a small, remote village in the Andes can develop. Experiencing his daily life, work, animals, landscape and installations.

     
Cajamarca, Baños del Inca   PTW-CAJ003

Thermal Baths «Baños del Inca»

1 day

Even the Incas used the thermal baths of Cajamarca to relax in the «Baños del Inca». Today, its healing effects are accessible to everyone.

     
Cajamarca, Fundo El Chocho PTW-CAJ004

Fundo El Chocho

What remained of the «Fundo El Chocho» after several agrarian reforms was prepared as an idyllic place to enjoy nature. Ideal place to spend relaxing days outside the city with the whole family.

Kuntur Wasi   PTW-CAJ005

Kuntur Wasi

1 day

Full day tour to Kuntur Wasi archaeological site at La Copa mountain in San Pablo Province (2300 m).

Chaparri   PTW-CAJ006

Birds of Cajamarca and Chiclayo

7 days / 6 nights

Bird watching in Cajamarca (San Marcos, Canyon de Sangal, Laguna San Nicolás, Cruz Conga, Hacienda Limón, Bosques secos de Balsas) and Chiclayo (Chaparrí, Bosque de Pómac).

     
Karajia   PTW-CHK005

Archaeological tour in the Utcubamba valley

5 days / 4 nights

From Cajamarca via Celendin to Leymebamba with the «Museo Centro Malqui» that houses the mummies from lake «Laguna de los Cóndores», Choctamal, the Kuelap Fortress, Chachpoyas, Karajia, Chiclayo.










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