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Northern Peru

From £1320 for 7 days
Trip Overview
Unlock the secrets of the Andes on this adventure, discovering lost cultures and landscapes in the process. Embark to the towering Gocta Falls, a place undiscovered by the first world right up until 2005. Track down the remnants of the Chachapoyas, stumbling upon towering fortresses and halls of the dead – then wind it all down in the streets of Lima over drinks with friends. From civilisation into the wild unknown, explore a land that time almost forgot.
Essential Info
Starts: Lima
Ends: Lima
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: IGGSX
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Peru
What's Included

Meals

6 Breakfasts included

Transport

Plane,Private Vehicle

Accommodation

Hotel (6 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   Until 2005, the Gocta Falls sat hidden in the Andes, known only to the locals. These secret waters flow to create one of the tallest falls in the world, setting a magical scene of mist, water and flourishing rainforest

•   Spend a full day exploring the ruined Chachapoya fortress of Kuélap, one of the most important archaeological site of the Andes

•   Understand the cultural importance of Chachapoya afterlife on an excursion to visit the rock-face mausoleums of Revash and the mummies of Leymebamba

•   The breathtaking cascade of the Gocta Falls has to be seen to be believed – witness it from the comfort of the Gocta Lodge while sipping cocktails by the pool

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 11th Aug 2019
Returning: 17th Aug 2019
£1,320pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 9th May 2020
Returning: 15th May 2020
£1,365pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 13th Jun 2020
Returning: 19th Jun 2020
£1,365pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 9th Aug 2020
Returning: 15th Aug 2020
£1,365pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 6th Sep 2020
Returning: 12th Sep 2020
£1,365pp
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Availability: Good
Itinerary & Notes
Welcome to Lima, capital of Peru. This adventure begins with a 2 pm meeting at your hotel – please ask the hotel reception for more information regarding this meeting or keep an eye out for a note left on the noticeboard. Your leader will be collecting your next of kin and insurance details, so please have these ready to provide upon your arrival. Begin your adventures through Lima with an orientation walk through the Miraflores and Barranco districts, taking in splendid views of the colourful streets, lush green landscapes, quaint bridges and unhindered ocean views. Keep a camera ready for snaps of the phenomenal buildings, created with influences of authentic Peruvian republican and traditional gothic architectural styles as you wander through the flower-covered parks.

Additional Activities

Lima - Leader Led orientation walk of Miraflores
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