Discover remote ruins, way off-the-beaten-track in north Peru.
Cliff-top tombs and mummies.
Pre-Inca ruins of Kuelap.
Hike in remote Andean valleys and mountains unchanged for centuries.
We had Kuelap to ourselves and stayed in remote valleys where we saw the occasional farmers.
Some locals fished us some river trout for our dinner - we got a real glimpse into rural life in the Andes.
T. Shearman, Chachapoyas
Fly Lima-Chiclayo, bus to Chachapoyas, hotel
Travel to Kuelap, guided tour, on to Leymebamba, hotel (B,L)
Muesum, trek to Tajopampa, basic lodge (B,L,D)
La Petaca and Diablo Huasi visit, basic lodge (B,L,D)
Trek to Atuen, camp (B,L,D)
Trek to Laguna Huayabamba, camp (B,L,D)
Las Quinuas-Bolivar trek, transfer to hotel (B,L)
Rest day, hotel (B)
Visit Shomenat, camp at Laguna Shopol (B,L,D)
Pakarischa, return to Bolivar, hotel (B,L)
Drive to Cajamarca, hotel (B)
Tour ends with transfer out (B)
Trekking with all meals, all entrance fees and taxes, transfers to airport or bus station, meals as specified, all transportation specified in the program, camping equipment, horse and arrieros, cook, bilingual guide and assistant, hotel in Cajamarca + Chachapoyas, hostel in Leymebamba + Bolivar, horse support, camping in two-man tents.
International flights (we can look for these for you), tips, alcoholic drinks, internal flights (we can quote for these, price depends on route availability and prices at the time), sleeping bag.
Prices From $3,000 / £2,500 per person
Guideline price only, contact us for more
Shorter/longer stays possible
What's a group trip?
Join a small group of like-minded travellers on a guided trip.
What's a tailor made trip?
We put together a bespoke tour to fit your requirements.
Prices From $1,555 / £1,296 per person
Dates: From October 2019 to August 2020
Duration: 16 days
Capacity: 16 people
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Prices From $1,026 / £855 per person
Duration: 7 days
Prices From $2,550 / £2,125 per person
Duration: 14 days
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Speaking for myself, the Ausangate trek, end to end, was superb and was easily my high point. The uniqueness of the trip, the quality of the walk, the height of the lodges, the warmth of the fellow guests, the genuine helpfulness and friendliness of the staff and guides all combined to make something extremely special and that I don't think could be repeated.
The accommodation varied from good to superb. The food was certainly a surprise and was of a much higher standard than expected. The guides were both top class and the overall organisation was exemplary. Could not be any better, from initial conversations, which were many, to the booking process.
A. McClure, UK, 2016
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