The Capac Nam in Cajamarca
|Tour Lenght:||3 days/2 nights|
|Places to visit:||Cajamarca|
|Activities :||Observation of Birds , Ecology , Observation of the Nature, Culture and Tradition , Long walk.|
|Minimun Number of Pax:||02 pax|
|Tour Price:||From US$ 260|
This program offers the possibility of taking advantage of the natural wealth Cajamarca and of obtaining a repairing rest. We will make a route by the Route Combayo - Sangal and will know the habitat the picaflor Ventrigris Comet, bird classified in danger of extinction by the Union the International for the Conservation of Naturaleza (UICN) and BirdLife International.
In the passage towards the colorful town of Combayo crossing the first valley of Cajamarca and the narrow valley of the Chonta river will be able to appreciate the cajamarquina countryside and its colorful and traditional Andean sembríos, crossing an ancestral way that unites historical the Baths of the Inca with the town of the Gerge, also we will find valvas, fossilized snails and marine sprocket wheels after million years in which it was a marine bottom. Another one of the routes to make will be through the rocky complex of formation of Cumbemayo, whose magic and energy offer a experience without equal. Finally and to replace energies it will enjoy a treatment antistress in the Spa of Hotel Dry Lagoon.
Day 1 Cajamarca
Arrival to the city of Cajamarca and transfer to the Hotel.
Immediately we will leave in bus from the hotel towards the beginning point of the circuit in the small village of Combayo, located to 1,30hrs of the city of Cajamarca.
When arriving at Combayo we will initiate our route on foot by a conserved affluent branch of an old pre-Hispanic way, which still conserves part of the original pavement constructed by the Incas. In spite of finding us on the 3000 msnm, the climate is pleasant, the landscape is dominated by different tones from green granted by shrubs and trees like eucalyptuses, alders, queñuales, the lands are covered by cultures with Pope, wheat, barley, ocas, grass. Surely we will see some agriculturist preparing its land to usanza ancestral with one yunta of oxen and a wood plow.
At few minutes of the town of Combayo we will arrive at a great esplanade in which we will be able to appreciate the walls of old constructions of the Caxamarca town. A little advanced more is the Necrópolis de Combayo, set of tombs carved on volcanic rock that they indicate that here existed a ceremonial and religious center of great importance.
When descending between native eucalyptuses and shrubs, we will be with a great variety of colorful and graceful birds like finches, zorzales, turriches, sparrows, colibríes, cargachas, etc. Inclusively, with something of luck, we will be able to see some Variable Hawk or a Aguila de Black Pecho.
Our long walk continues between cautivantes natural landscapes following the channel of the Grande river until entering the small village of Laurel of the Valley. Here we will be able to learn more on the daily life of these people who will receive con.estusiasmo to us, we will know millenarian techniques of culture like the terraces that help the conservation of grounds; in addition we could have the opportunity to fish some trouts in the Azufre river. Before leaving our friends of the Laurel of the Valley we will take a rest in the Three zone of Tingos, spectacular union of three rivers (Great, Azufre and Paccha) that forms the great Chonta river, which runs towards the valley of Cajamarca. Here we will be able to take advantage of the time to take some light refrigerio and to enjoy the wonderful landscape that offers Three cliffs of Tingos.
Soon of the necessary rest, we will initiate the last section of our long walk by the Way Inca who will take us small village Low to the Sangal, borders of the Chonta river, will visit a deposit of trouts and, for which they wish it, will take a refrescante chapuzón in waters from the river. The vehicle will ahead wait for meters to us, which we will approach after also crossing the spectacular Tube of the Chicche, fascinating not only by its formation rocky but by the wealth of native flora and fauna that lodges. Between these we have colorful orquídeas and different varieties from bells, queñuales, alders, great diversity of birds, between the most important colibrí Ventrigrís Comet.
Return to the Hotel Dry Lagoon, has supper and spends the night
Day 2 Cumbemayo
We will have breakfast and very early we will leave to Cumbemayo, located architectonic complex to 17Km of the city of Cajamarca. We will be able to make a route between gigantic rocks worked by the power of winds through million years with graceful and particular forms that the imagination animated by the invitation of the guides can be able to appreciate between varied profiles. We will also cross the hydraulic engineer installation which they constructed the old inhabitants of Cajamarca, the Channel of Cumbemayo. In some place of the passage we will have a high one to enjoy ours box lunch. Finally we will visit the sanctuary, located in a capricious rocky form where old inhabitants made religious ceremonies and rites.
Return to the Hotel Dry Lagoon.
In the evening Dry Lagoon will be able to recover of the physical wearing down of the long way crossed with a repairing massage in the Spa of Hotel. Soon, Supper and spends the night.
Day 3 Cajamarca
Breakfast and transfer to the Airport.
Prices per person in US$
Tour Notices: Above rates are subject to change without notice eg. Holy Week,Labour Day, Christmas, New Years, etc.
- 2 nights of lodging in the Hotel Dry Lagoon and drink of welcome.
- Necessary transport according to Tour Itinerary.
- Box Lunch for the Trekking.
- Specialized bilingual guide.
- Basic equipment for the effort level (it includes medicine kit).
- Basket of Fruits.
- A relajante massage in the exclusive Spa of Hotel Dry Lagoon.
- Domestic and International Flights
- Airport taxes ($28 for international flights and $5 for domestic flights).
- Baggage excess.
- Alcoholic drinks, soda or bottled mineral water.
- Personal expenses.
- International or National personal telephone calls
- Recommendable for people between 14 and 40 years
- To bring nonskid shoes, blocking lot, repelente, camera, suitable clothes to walk.
- Altitude average: 2850 msnm.
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