Day trip to Chavín de Huántar from Huaraz

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Explore one of Peru's most impressive sites and see the ruins of Chavín de Huántar. Learn more about the Chavín culture

20 $ per person

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Explore one of Peru's most impressive sites and see the ruins of Chavín de Huántar. Learn more about the Chavín culture

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Details

  • Language: English, Spanish
  • Participants: 2 - 100
  • Duration: 1 day
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Your experience

Highlights

  • Explore the fascinating remains of the Chavín culture
  • Stop at Querococha Lake and enjoy the breathtaking landscape
  • Visit the Chavín Museum and learn more about the Chavín culture

Description

They leave Huaraz around 8 am and head for the mysterious temple located in the Andes On the way to Chavín de Huántar you pass typical Andean villages like Recuay and Huacapampa. Take a short break at Lake Querococha and take some pictures of this breathtakingly beautiful landscape. Through the Tunel de Cahuish you finally reach the ruins of Chavín. Once there, you will first have lunch in a nearby restaurant in order to be sufficiently strengthened for the tour

The ritual complex of Chavín de Huántar is considered the origin of the earliest Andean culture.
This fascinating temple was probably built between 900-200 years B.C. and was the religious centre of the Chavín population Impressive stone sculptures and artistic reliefs characterize this mysterious place, which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985

Explore this mysterious place with an experienced guide and see the numerous sculptures and huge reliefs. The approximately 2-hour tour of the temple complex includes a series of labyrinthine passages and the exploration of the many small chambers. Look at the monolith "El Lazón", a man-made image of God with animal features Then visit the Chavín Museum and learn more about the life of this fascinating culture

Please note

Included in the price

  • - English-speaking guide
  • - Pick-up and transport by minibus
  • - Entrance to the temple
  • - Lunch and drinks

Meeting point

Pick up from Santa Cruz Trek Hostel or your hotel. Departure from the private bus station of First Class Huaraz (28 de Julio 202 Esquina Confraternidad Oeste, Huaraz)

Cancellation Conditions

In case of cancellation between 5 - 14 days before the start of the tour, the cancellation fee is 50 of% the tour price

This deal can be cancelled for free up to 15 days before the date of the activity.

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