CAJAMARCA

This is a real jewel in the highlands of northern Peru. It was the place of origin for the pre-Inca culture of Cajamarca- which includes the famous Windows of Otuzco and was a great administrative and relaxation center for the sovereign during the Inca empire.

It was here in 1532 that the future of the empire was decide, when the Inca Atahualpa was visiting the hot springs of what is known today as the Inca Baths or Banos del Inca. The Spanish imprisoned the Inca in Cajamarca and later executed him there.

Beside the Inca Baths nearby, whose waters feature a wide variety of minerals with healing properties, the city  has a variety of archaeological buildings that include the Ransom Room, where Atahualpa was held prisoner, beautiful colonial architecture, seen in the Cathedral and in the San Francisco Church; and a rich variety of the folk arts.

DISCOVER CAJAMARCA
4 Days/ 3 Nights

  • DAY 1 CAJAMARCA – CITY TOUR

    Upon our arrival, we will meet the local staff that will assist with luggage and will drive us to the hotel for check-in procedures.

    Afternoon time we will visit the most attractive places of the city, like: The Cathedral, main square, San Francisco, the Monumental complex of Belen, Colonial Hospitals, Rescue Room of Atahualpa and View-point of the Mountain Santa Apolonia (Inca Seat) where we can appreciate all the city of Cajamarca.
    Overnight in Cajamarca.

  • DAY 2 VENTANILLAS DE OTUZCO & INKA BATHS

    Breakfast
    Lunch is Included.

    VENTANILLAS DE OTUZCO; important Pre-Inca Necropolis, excavated in volcanic rock. After we will visit the “Tres Molinos” ranch known for the raising of cattle of milk production, horses of step. The garden of giant Hydrangeas and the Ranch “Los Alpes”.

    Afternoon time will visit the Inka Baths, located at 6 kilometers from Cajamarca. Thermal waters with therapeutically properties. According to the tradition it was the resting place of Inca Atahualpa short before the confrontation with Pizarro.
    Overnight in Cajamarca.

  • DAY 3 CUMBEMAYO

    Breakfast
    CUMBEMAYO – STONE FOREST LOS FRAILONES: In the way we will visit Bellavista. After we will visit Archeological site of Layzon, located from 12 kilometers from Cajamarca. It is characterized for having walls of more than 6 meters height. And monoliths decorated with high reliefs. After we will visit the Archeological site of Cumbemayo, located at 20 kilometers from Cajamarca. It is surrounded by a forest of stones with shapes of merciful monks. It is also interesting to visit: The Aqueduct, unique work of engineering. The Sanctuary. And the Caves of Cumbemayo.
    Overnight in Cajamarca.

  • DAY 4 CAJAMARCA

    Breakfast
    On due time, we will be driven to the airport to board the flight to the next destination.


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