Guided walking tour, Chavín de Huántar archaeological site in Peru

Experienced mountain guide Edgar, would love the opportunity to take you to Chavin de Huantar on this trekking adventure. Follow him across this incredible place in Peru.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1 day

Mountain Range

Andes

People per Guide

Trip Level

Easy

Offer Period

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Type of Trip

Group

Highlights

 
  • Learn about the intriguing history of the Chavin civilization.

  • Visit the Chavin de Huantar archaeological site in Peru.

  • Enjoy mesmerizing views of the Cordillera Blanca and its peaks.

 

Rising at 3,177 meters, Chavin de Huantar dominates the surrounding scenery. Join me on this adventure to explore this archaeological site in the Peruvian Andes.

Chavin was once a main intersection of several major trade routes across the Cordillera Blanca. So, it was a strategic location, and it served as the capital of the Chavin civilization.

The archaeological site lies in the Callejon de Huaylas valley, and it covers more than 12,000 square meters. It includes big temple structures with interior and subterranean space, as well as pyramid platforms, sunken plazas and courts

On our adventure, we’ll depart early around 8:00 am from our private bus station. Then, we’ll drive on the south side of Huaraz, passing by towns such as Recuay and Huacapampa. Also, we’ll drive by a eucalyptus trees, pastures, valleys, rivers and sheep herder villages. Furthermore, we’ll get to visit the mesmerizing Querococha lake before we continue up to the high pass at the Tunel de Cahuish (4,500 masl). Thereon, we’ll zig-zag a narrow valley, passing the Mosna River that will lead us to the Chavin ruins.

After a delicious lunch, we’ll begin exploring the site, visiting labyrinth rooms and plazas. We will learn about this intriguing culture and the history of the region. Finally, around 4:00 p.m. we will head back to Huaraz, to be back at about 7:00 p.m.

Would you like to participate on this incredible trip? Just send me a message. It would be my pleasure to be your guide on this marvellous experience.

Would you like to further explore the area? Check this
family-friendly trek, Huascaran National Park, from Huaraz (3 days).

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Price per person

 
Group of 1
20 USD

Group of 2
20 USD

Group of 3
20 USD

Group of 4
20 USD

Group of 5
20 USD

Group of 6
20 USD

Group of 7
20 USD

Group of 8
20 USD

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
 This is the per person price to join one of my groups trips.
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

All Levels

Fitness level required

Open to everyone

 

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