Peru's Northern Circuit

Kuelap Peru

DAY 1: Chiclayo/ Chachapoyas ~ Morning departure from Chiclayo via private transport. Your full-day transfer will move you from coastal Peru through stunning landscapes, ending with an evening arrival in the magnificent cloud forests of Chachapoyas.

Accommodations: Hostal El Chillo or similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 2: Chachapoyas/ Revash ~ After breakfast, set out for a horseback excursion to the Revash archaeological site. Revash’s colorful funeral buildings are perched high on a cliff overlooking the Utcubamba valley below. Learn about the area’s history with time for wildlife observation followed by a visit to Leymebamba Museum. 

Accommodations: Hostal El Chillo or similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 3: Chachapoyas/ Kuelap ~ Today brings a visit to Kuelap, a mighty stone city perched majestically atop mountain-top cliffs overlooking dramatic panoramas of the surrounding Andean landscape. 

Accommodations: Hostal El Chillo or similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 4: Chachapoyas/ Gocta Waterfall ~ Set out for an early morning trek to Gocta Waterfall, considered the world’s third tallest. The remote location and diverse forest surrounding Gocta will amaze you. Keep an eye out for the Andean cock-of-the-rock, Peru’s national bird. 

Accommodations: Hostal El Chillo or similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 5: Chachapoyas/ Chiclayo ~ After an early breakfast, private transfer back to Chiclayo for a late afternoon arrival. The evening is yours to explore Chiclayo, a city known for beautiful colonial architecture, delicious seafood, and vibrant culture. Overnight at the Gran Hotel Chiclayo. 

Accommodations: Gran Hotel Chiclayo or similar

Meals: Breakfast and Boxed Lunch

DAY 6: Chaparrí Ecological Reserve ~ Today, you will visit the community-owned Chaparrí Ecological Reserve. Hike the reserve’s trails in search of resident species and learn about local conservation projects for the white-winged guan and spectacled bear. 

Accommodations: Chaparrí Ecolodg

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 7: Chaparrí/ Chiclayo ~ The morning is yours to explore the reserve before your afternoon transfer to Chiclayo. 

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

DETAILS

Pricing from $1675 per person based on double occupancy.

Package includes expert local guides, entrance fees as listed in itinerary, private ground transfers, lodging, and meals as listed. A donation to local conservation efforts in Peru will be made on behalf of all trip participants.

Exclusions: international airfare, passport/visa fees, optional activities, personal expenses, travel insurance, and gratuities for your guides and drivers.

This sample itinerary is a suggested outline.  It can be customized to best suit your travel plans.

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