Kuelap and Gocta: History and nature


Kuélap and Gocta: History and Nature

4D/3N: Jaén, Chachapoyas


Arrival to the city of Jaén, transfer from the airport to the city of Chachapoyas with the special service “Chachapoyas Premium Service”. Overnight in Chachapoyas.


After breakfast we will travel to the picturesque village of Cocachimba, from there we will start our journey, an hour and a half on horseback plus an hour on foot, to the Cataract of Gocta; On the way we will enjoy the great diversity of flora and fauna with the splendid view of the waterfall. Known locally as “La Chorrera”, the Gocta Waterfall is a waterfall that measures 771 meters in height and is considered among the highest in the world. It is the perfect habitat for toucans, monkeys, pumas and roosters of the rocks. It is located in an extensive forest covered with mist, in whose surroundings there are about twenty falls of water. The area offers a beautiful combination of geography and history that makes it a magical place. We will return to Cocachimba where we will taste a typical lunch. Return to Chachapoyas.


In the morning we will go to Kuélap, majestic architectural work of the Chachapoyas. On the way we will make a stop for a panoramic view of the Macro Archaeological Complex, known as “Torres de Macro” for its constructive characteristic, it is located in the hillside of a hill that faces the Utcubamba river. Then we will move to the starting point of Kuélap, we will ascend by horse or foot to the so-called “Fortress”, which is built on the top of Cerro Barreta (3000 m.s.n.m). It is a place surrounded by beautiful landscapes that at first glance seems an impenetrable place since it is covered with colossal walls and precipices by three of its four sides. It contains three platforms whose interior has circular buildings decorated with friezes in the form of diamonds and zigzag. Its complex interior architecture shows its function as a well-organized population group. Together with the landscape that surrounds it, the natural spectacle that the place offers, is unforgettable. Return to Choctamal for lunch. Return to Chachapoyas.


At the coordinated time, transfer to the airport of Jaén with the special service “Chachapoyas Premium Service” to board our flight out.

End of our services.



Price per person in U.S Dollars
Hotel Simple Doble Triple Niño con cama Niño sin cama
Villa de Paris         287 265 264 178 111
Posada del Arriero         309 282 267 194 111
La Xalca Hotel         337 296 297 208 111
Casa Hacienda Achamaqui 462 330 324 243 111
Tambo Sapalanchan 574 387 355 299 111




  • Arrival in Jaén – Chachapoyas Premium Service. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Chachapoyas.
  • FD Cataract of Gocta: Treasure of the community of Cocachimba
  • FD Fortress of Kuélap
  • Chachapoyas Premium Service to Jaén – Departure to Lima
  • 3 nights accommodation in selected hotel category – Daily breakfast




Price per person in U.S Dollars
Hotel Simple Double Triple Kid w/ bed
Villa de Paris 29 22 22 22
Posada del Arriero 37 28 23 28
La Xalca Hotel 46 32 32 32
Casa Hacienda Achamaqui 88 44 42 44
Tambo Sapalanchan 125 63 52 63


FD Revash y Leymebamba’s Mummy museum: Adult: $56 / Kid: $28

FD Karajia Sarcofagi y  Quiocta’s Caverns: Adult: $56 / Kid: $28