HD Cumbe Mayo Tour
Start 8:00 am, finish 13:00 h, duration 5 hours.
From Cajamarca you first visit the Bellavista viewpoint. Then you continue to the interesting archeological site of Cumbemayo just outside of town. This location has various impressive megalithic constructions build by the Caxamarca-MaraÃ±on Culture. Especially the 9 km long aqueduct, from Cumbemayo towards Cajamarca is considered a real jewel of hydraulic engineering. Besides that there are also petroglyphs, square niches and stone engravings in the walls, with an estimated age of more than 3.500 years!
At the entrance there is a stone forest, Los Frailones, capriciously sculpted by the wind.
During an easy walk of about two hours you will be able to see part of the ancient channel and the stone forest. This walk also includes the â€˜Tunnel of the Wishesâ€™, altars for sacrifices and the onsite museum.
INCLUDES / NOT INCLUDE
Inclusive: Private transport, guide and entrance fees
Exclusive: Food, drinks, tips and personal spendings
Recommended: Bring with: shoes, something light, but also warm to wear, protection against sun and rain
Optional: Combine this tour with a visit to the archeological complex LayzÃ³n. Here you can admire a structure with precisely build walls of more than 6 m high and sculptured monoliths. It is a ceremonial site where they used to perform rituals in admiration of the Andean gods. Please ask our sales department for more information.
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