Gain local insight into Chachapoyas on this sightseeing tour, which includes visits to three spectacular viewpoints. Alongside your guide, you’ll delve into local culture, admire the colonial houses of Chachapoyas’ main square, and browse expertly crafted pottery in the town of Huanca. Absorb magnificent views of the Huanca Urco Canyon, the Gocta Waterfalls, and the Amazonian Andes from a series of viewpoints, and participate in a ceramic-making workshop. Choose between a morning or afternoon departure on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.
Sightseeing tour of Chachapoyas highlights
Admire the colonial houses surrounding Chachapoyas' main square
Enjoy a ceramic making workshop in Huanca, famed for its pottery
Absorb spectacular views of the Gocta Waterfalls and the Huanca Urco Canyon from different viewpoints
Your sightseeing tour begins at the tour office, located on Jiron Puno near the Chachapoyas main square, where you’ll greet your guide. Spend the first part of your tour admiring the buildings that surround you: Chachapoyas main square plays host to picturesque colonial houses, the Municipal Palace, and the Cathedral of Chachapoyas. From here, you’ll take a local bus to the town of Huanca, renowned for its production of artisan pottery. Stop at the first of two viewpoints, from which incredible views of Huanca Urco Canyon and the Gocta Waterfalls are enjoyed. See, too, the Sonche Canyon from another mirador (viewpoint) before concluding your tour with a ceramic-making workshop in Huanca. Your guide escorts you back to the original departure point in Chachapoyas at the end of your tour.