Full Day Trip to Chavin de Huantar Pre-Inca Ruins from Huaraz

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Enjoy a full day tour to the ruins of Chavin de Huantar. Explore this fascinating archaeological site and learn more about the Chavin culture.

Enjoy a full day tour to the ruins of Chavin de Huantar. Explore this fascinating archaeological site and learn more about the Chavin culture.

The facts


  • Language: English, Spanish
  • Participants: 2 - 100
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • public (with other participants)
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Your experience


  • Explore the fascinating heritage of the pre-Inca culture
  • Walk around the Lake Querococha and take some amazing photos
  • Visit the Chavin National Museum and learn more about the Chavin culture


You will depart from Huaraz at around 8:00 am and head to the pre-Inca ruins located in the Ancash Region of Peru. To reach Chavin de Huantar, you will pass by typical villages of Recuay and Huacapampa and you will stop at the magnificent Lake Querococha. Take the Tunnel of Cahuish to finally arrive at the ruins of Chelvin. First of all you will enjoy a delicious lunch in a restaurant in order to be prepared for the tour. At around 14:00 am you will start with visiting the site of Chavin.

The fascinating pre-Inca temple complex was built between 1200 and 400 BC. It is the most important site of the Chavin culture, which was one of the oldest major cultures in Peru. The temple was the religious center and the capital of this community Therefore the site holds a geographical and religious significance and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. A visit is an extraordinary experience and exploring the archeaological site on a guided tour is a good idea as much of the carvings can be missed out if you don't know where to look.

The guided tour will last for about two hours and during the tour you will get to visit a number of labyrinths, rooms and the Lanzon the Chavin, the most important statue of the ancient Chavin culture. Learn more about the structure of this and finally visit the Chavin National Museum where you will get interesting information about the Chavin culture.

Please note

Included in the price

  • Pickup from meeting point
  • Transport
  • English-speaking guide
  • Lunch and beverages
  • Entrance fee to the archaeological site

Meeting point

Pick-up from Santa Cruz Track Hostel or your hotel. The bus departs from the private terminal bus station "First Class Huaraz" located at 28 de Julio 202 esquina Confraternidad.

Cancellation Conditions

For a cancellation made 5 to 14 days before departure, the cancellation charge amounts to 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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