Querococha Lagoon and Chavin de Huantar from Huaraz
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Querococha Lagoon and Chavin de Huantar from Huaraz

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About this activity
The tour start at 9:00 in the morning with a cultural tour where we will pass for some traditional towns like Recuay, Ticapampa, Catac, etc. where the guide will explain about the history and customs of each town.

The first stop will be in Querococha Lagoon (3980 masl) which is 20 minutes approximately from where we're going to see in Pucaraju and Yanamarey mountain. Then we continue the tour and in the way we can see the natural formation of the map of Peru from an exact point.

We'll pass the Cahuish Tunnel (4516 masl) and after 1-hour approximately we arrive to Chavin de Huantar to visit the archaeological center for 2-hours.

Inside we visit the galleries, Lanzon de Chavin that is a big stone with 4.53 meters, Cabeza Clava in its original position, El altar de Choquechinchay, etc.

After that we will have lunch in Chavin de Huantar Town for 1-hour and finally we will visit the museum where we can find many pieces like ceramics, cabezas clavas, etc. This museum join important pieces were found throughout the investigation.

The tours finishes at 7:30pm approximately with hotel drop-off.
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  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site of Chavin
  • Entry/Admission - Laguna Querococha
Not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund


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