Chavin of Huántar is an archaeological site or archaeological monument, located in the district of Chavin of Huántar, Huari province, department of Ancash, in Peru. It is to 462 km northeast of Lima. The place has an elevation of 3,177 meters above sea level, in the Eastern Sierra of Ancash at east of the Cordillera Blanca. Its antiquity is given among 1500-500 B.C
Day 1: Callejón De Conchucos (Alley of Conchucos) - Archaeological Monument of Chavín
9:30 Hrs. Departure to Conchucos Area; through the Catac District where wewill take a detour to visit the magical lagoon of Querococha. On the way,we will cross theCahuish tunnel, we will cross the mysterious Cordillera Blanca (white mountain range)and we will go down by the towns of TAMBILLO, Machac, Quercos, until the District of Chavin.
We start the visit to the National Museum of Chavin: Showrooms / interpretation of the most famous pre-Columbian civilizations, where are housed to all the discoveries from the time of Julio C. Tello.
Museum where you will find a presentation of the site, its history and explanatory resources, needed to make the understanding visit.
Lunch in Chavin (not included)
Later, we will drive to the Chavin Archeological Monument, where you could appreciate the magnificence and majesty of Chavin in all its splendor and mystery.
The tour invites you to live and experience the greatest expression of the Chavin civilization. Where we coul appreciate the monolithicLanzón,CabezaClava (stone head), temples, platforms, plazas, underground rooms, channels and columns, testifying that happened in the place more than 1500 years B.C.
20:00 Hrs. Return to Huaraz. Transfer to hotel and overnight stay.
Day 2: City Tours/ Lima
City Tours Huaraz . In appropriate time, transfer to the bus terminal.
Transfers to Bus Station / Hotel / Bus Station in Huaraz
01 nights’ accommodation in Huaraz
Tours: Alley of Conchucos, Chavin Monument and City Tours.
Entrance tickets and official tour guide