FD- ChavÃn de Huantar y Querococha
Chavin and Querococha Lake
Start 8:00 am, finish 18:00 h; duration 10 hours
From Huaraz it is a very scenic (3h30 min) route with views over snowcapped mountains, towards ChavÃn (around 109 km). You will make a short stop at the attractive Querococha lake and after you will pass through the high altitude tunnel of Cahuish, before entering the valley of Chavin.
The impressive archeological site of Chavin de Huantar consists of temples, subterranean galleries and sunken squares and was constructed about 800 B.C. to honor the Gods of the local civilization. One of the main attractions is called â€˜El Lanzonâ€™ a huge sculpture of about 4 m high, in the shape of a knife. Other interesting signs include the â€œLa pared de las Cabezas Clavasâ€ or â€œthe wall of the Key Headsâ€. After a visit of the local onsite museum, you will return to Huaraz.
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: During private tours we could take a short side-route to observe the impressive Puya Raimondi.
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