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Tour Culture Chavin de Huantar Day Tour

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Tour Culture Chavin de Huantar Day Tour

Tour Culture Chavin de Huantar Day Tour

23 reviews

Overview

Embark on a captivating journey through time with our Full Day Tour to Chavín de Huántar, a UNESCO World Heritage site nestled in the heart of the Andes Mountains. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of ancient Peru as we explore the archaeological wonders and mystical aura of this pre-Incan civilization. A day tour to Chavín de Huántar offers a captivating blend of archaeological exploration, cultural immersion, and scenic beauty, making it an enriching experience for those interested in unraveling the mysteries of Peru’s ancient past.

Highlights

Our Full Day Tour to Chavín de Huántar promises a captivating exploration of Peru’s ancient past, combining archaeological wonders with breathtaking landscapes. Immerse yourself in the mysteries of the Chavín culture and gain a deeper appreciation for the rich tapestry of Peru’s cultural heritage.

 

Trip Details

  1. Departure and Scenic Drive:
    The day begins with a comfortable departure from Huaraz, as we traverse the breathtaking landscapes of the Andes. Enjoy panoramic views of snow-capped peaks and lush valleys during the scenic drive to Chavín de Huántar.
  2. Chavín de Huántar Archaeological Site:
    Upon arrival, step back in time as we enter the meticulously preserved archaeological site of Chavín de Huántar. Marvel at the intricate stone carvings, imposing structures, and mysterious labyrinthine tunnels that showcase the advanced engineering and artistic prowess of the Chavín culture.
  3. The Lanzón Gallery:
    Witness the awe-inspiring Lanzón Gallery, the central ceremonial space featuring the iconic Lanzón monolith. Admire the exquisite carvings and symbolism that reveal the spiritual significance of this sacred site, offering insight into the religious practices of the Chavín people.
  4. Circular Plaza and Ritual Complex:
    Explore the Circular Plaza, surrounded by impressive stone carvings and platforms believed to have played a role in rituals and ceremonies. Gain a deeper understanding of the Chavín’s religious beliefs and societal structure as you wander through this symbolic space
  5. Chavín National Museum:
    Continue your cultural immersion at the Chavín National Museum, housing a remarkable collection of artifacts excavated from the site. Marvel at intricate pottery, textiles, and ceremonial objects that provide further insight into the daily lives and rituals of the Chavín civilization.
  6. Lunch with Local Flavors:
    Recharge with a delicious lunch featuring local Peruvian cuisine. Savor traditional dishes made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients, offering a taste of the region’s culinary heritage.
  7. Return Journey:
    As the day draws to a close, relax during the return journey to [City], reflecting on the fascinating history and cultural discoveries of the Chavín de Huántar Day Tour.

Itinerary

Huaraz - Querococha - Chavin

At 9:00am. departure from huaraz to the valley of conchucos to the millenary temple of chavin de Huantar, during our visit we will pass by andean villages like Recuay, Catac, Pampa de buenos aires. After that we will make a stop at the lagoon Querococha 3980 is located at the foot of the snowy Pucaraju and Ranamarey. then we will pass through the tunnel of cahuish (4516) to the valley of conchucos then we will pass through the small mining towns like tambillo Machac until we arrive to our destination Chavin.

at 13:00 we arrive to Chavin first we will have lunch in a Tourist Restaurant, then we will visit the archaeological monument of Chavin de Huantar. We will know the galleries and the labyrinths, quadrangular and circular attics, the head Clavas, considered guardians of the temple of Chavin.
Finally visit the National Museum of Chavin, where the Cabezas Clavas, lapidaries, ceramics and the last findings of Chavin de Huantar are exhibited.
then return to Huaraz.

Included

  • Tourist Transportation
  • Official Tourist Guide
  • Personalized assistance

No Included

  • Entrance ticket to the Archaeological Center
  • lunch
  • Tip
  • Extras

What To Bring

  • Light clothing, warm clothing for the afternoon
  • Hat or cap for the Sun
  • Sunglasses
  • Insect repellent
  • Personal medication
  • Raincoat for the rain
  • Hiking shoes or sneakers
  • a bottle of water.

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