Spend a full day in this amazing cultural tour in Chavin de Huantar where you will get to see massive temple, pyramidal platforms, courts, and sunken plaza
|Number of Travelers||Price Per Person|
|2 - 3||USD $105.00|
|4 - 5||USD $95.00|
|6 or more||USD $90.00|
Chavin de Huantar is located in the Peruvian Andes and it was the strategic capital and religious center of the pre-Inca, Chavín civilization. The site includes massive temple structures with significant interior and subterranean space, pyramidal platforms, courts, and sunken plaza spaces. The center is situated at an unparalleled crossroads between the mountains, the jungle, and the sea; the influence of all these environments likely had a strong effect on their culture and iconography, as well as their economy. You will learn more about this and many other things in this incredible tour.
Duration: Full Day
Start and End Location: Huaraz
Availability: Everyday except Mondays
Miscellaneous: The difficulty level of this tour is set as “easy”
We pick up you at your hotel at 9:00 am, and we will drive to the ancient temple of Chavin, the greatest exponent of the Andean civilization, today declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity. On this tour we will pass by Recuay (3400 m) known as the “Gateway of the Callejon de Huaylas”, then the district Ticapampa, Cátac (3640 m) where we will observe mine tailings on the banks of the Santa River, the district Cátac and typical houses built of adobe plastered with plaster and tile roofs. We will then visit the lagoon Querococha (3980 m) and pass through the tunnel Cahuish.
Finally we will reach the Archaeological Monument Chavin (3180 m), ceremonial center dedicated to the worship of the god Jaguar, Snake and bird of prey. In the tour we will see the famous”Lanzon Chavin” head nails, the altar of chinchay shock, the porch of the Falcons, internal galleries, ceremonial plazas and others. Finally we visit the modern Chavin National Museum in its halls ceramic vases, pututos seashell, the obelisk Tello and other cultural property recovered in the temple of Chavin. We will return approximately about at 7:30 pm to Huaraz.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.