Travel destinations Peru – History

Kuelap Kuelap

Kuelap is the pre-eminent structure of the Chachapoyas culture, has over 400 buildings within three surrounding walls and is the largest stone structure in South America. Orchids and bromeliads cover walls and trees inside the fort.

Altitude

3000 m.

Average temperature

January: 18 °C / 8 °C, February: 16 °C / 8 °C, March: 17 °C / 8 °C, April: 17 °C / 8 °C, May: 17 °C / 7 °C, June: 17 °C / 7 °C, July: 16 °C / 5 °C, August: 17 °C / 6 °C, September: 17 °C / 7 °C, October: 17 °C / 8 °C, November: 18 °C / 8 °C, December: 17°C, / 8 °C.

Source of statistical data: NOAA.

 

Kuelap

Photo: ANDINA.



Travel programs:
     
Roundtrip Northern Peru    PTW-PER006

Northern Peru

13 days / 12 nights

Round trip: Lima, Chiclayo, Chachapoyas, Karajía, Kuelap, Leymebamba, Gocta, Tarapoto, Lamas, Lago Lindo, Laguna Azul, Tarapoto, Lima.

     
Gocta   PTW-CHK007

Chachapoyas – history and nature

6 days / 5 nights

From Chiclayo on the coast to the mountains where the Chachapoyas people once lived, to get to know witnesses of their culture and architecture and to marvel at the third largest waterfall in the world. Drive through the mountain jungle to Tarapoto.

     
Kuelap   PTW-CHK001

Adventures of Chachapoyas

5 days / 3 nights

From Chiclayo on the coast to the mountains where the Chachapoyas people once lived to get to know witnesses of their culture and architecture (Huancas, Levanto, Kuelap).

     
Kuelap   PTW-CHK002

Highlights of the Chachapoyas culture

4 days / 3 nights

From Chiclayo to Chachapoyas, Karajia, Choctamal, Kuelap Fortress, back to Chiclayo.

     
Laguna de los Condores   PTW-CHK004

Expedition Laguna de los Cóndores

8 days / 7 nights

219 mummies were discovered at the inaccessible lake «Laguna de los Cóndores». Strenuous tour following a secondary Inca trail to a beautiful crystal clear mountain lake. The mausoleum on a rock face high above the lake. 

     
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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