Embraced by the dense forest of the Andean mountains, Kuelap Fortress pays testament to a pre-Inca civilization lost to history. Ideal for lovers of history, this tour takes you to the remote fortress by cable car and also includes an optional horseback ride to the mountain summit. Absorb spectacular views of the Utcubamba Valley and walk amid more than 400 houses and ceremonial buildings with your guide. Lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off in Chachapoyas are included.
Tour of Kuelap Fortress including a cable car ride from Chachapoyas
Perfect for history enthusiasts
Take a cable car and optional horseback ride to the hilltop perch of the pre-Inca fortress
Marvel at more than 400 houses and ceremonial buildings with a guide
Lunch and hotel pickup in Chachapoyas are included
Board an air-conditioned vehicle destined for Kuelap fortress at your Chachapoyas accommodation. Midway through the journey, you’ll stop for a panoramic view of Marco, a collection of pre-Inca dwellings and burial chambers, before continuing to Nuevo Tingo town. Climb aboard a cable car and enjoy spectacular views of the Utcubamba Valley as you ascend to the vertiginous perch of Kuelap Fortress. From Kuelap tourist center, choose to take a short uphill hike or horseback ride to the archaeological site. Enter through a gap in the 65-foot (20-meter) walls and appreciate more than 400 dwelling and ceremonial buildings alongside history-rich commentary from your guide. After a thorough exploration, return to Tingo Nuevo town for lunch and then relax during the transfer back to your Chachapoyas accommodation.