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Chavín De Huántar Archaeological Complex

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3-5 hrs

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Chavín de Huántar


Among the imposing mountains of the department of Ancash, in Peru, is an enigmatic place that hides a very important part of pre-Inca history. This is Chavín de Huántar, an archaeological complex built by the Chavin culture, more than 2,200 years ago. Keep reading and you will know all the details of this exciting place.

Chavín de Huántar is  located in the district of Chavín de Huántar, province of Huari, department of Ancash, in Peru. Declared a World Heritage Site in 1985. It is located 462 km northwest of Lima and 86 km from Huaraz, at an elevation of 3177 m. n. m., in the Eastern Sierra of Áncash east of the Cordillera Blanca. The complex is located at the confluence of the Huacheksa and Mosna rivers, in the upper Marañón river basin, which was a pre-Inca crossing point from the coast to the jungle, which led to its growth and importance in the collection of inputs and transit of goods.

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Departure from Huaraz towards Chavín, we will make our
--> First stop at the Querococha Lagoon that is 3980 meters above sea level from where we can appreciate the Geological Failure of the map of Peru.
--> Then we will cross the Cahuish Tunnel that has an altitude of 4450 meters above sea level.
--> continuing with the itinerary we will arrive at the Chavín de Huántar Archaeological Complex where we will observe the ceremonial squares, the Cover of the Falconides, the underground Galleries, the Monolithic Lanzón, the Clavan Heads and others.
--> After visiting the wonders of the archaeological complex we will have lunch in a tourist restaurant in the town of Chavín, finally after lunch we will return to the city of Huaraz where the service will culminate.


  • Transport
  • Official Tourism Guide


  • IGV
  • Tickets
  • Meals
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Extra walks
  • Others


  • Rain jacket
  • Cap or hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Mineral water or rehydrating drink
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Trekking shoe or boots

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