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The North-Eastern Pearl region of Peru
Chachapoyas is one of the most interesting place in the North-East of Peru. It meets in a medium mountain area of the Amazon landscapes with abundant vegetation and subtropical climate, offers beautiful places such as waterfalls, Kuelap and sarcophaguses, sites that are among the most spectacular in the country, to reach them need long journeys by land since they are not yet connected by flights.
What to do in Chachapoyas and surroundings?
Chachapoyas is a small town, or rather a big village, located at 2300 meters above sea level. The climate is mild and generally sunny with a constant temperature of 18°c throughout the year.
The main reason to visit Chachapoyas is the Citadel of Kuélap, built at a height of 3000 m. dominates the Utcubamba River, is one of the most important of the Chachapoyas Precolumbian fortresses. Kuelap is built on a platform surrounded by walls of more than 10 meters high, is a stunning and colossal because of the topography of the place, the beauty of the vegetation that reminds us to Machu Picchu.
Another excursion in the region is to discover the Gocta waterfall with its fall of 770 meters is considered one of the highest in the world. One way to visit is to walk along a path of dense vegetation that takes us approx. 5 hrs.