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About Kuelap

Kuelap is an important archaeological citadel that was built in the pre-Inca period. It is located in the northeastern Andes of Peru, in the Province of Luya, in the Department of Amazonas. It has a height of 3000 m.a.s.l. To get to the citadel you can book a tour from Chachapoyas, or start from the district of Nuevo Tingo, located in the province of Luya. The trip can be made on foot in a three-...hour walk, or by car in a journey that takes approximately 90 minutes. The other option is to use the gondolas that are in Nuevo Tingo. The entrance to the citadel has a cost of 20 soles for nationals and foreigners, and 10 soles for students. This citadel was built by the Chachapoyas culture, which inhabited this place at the end of the Middle Horizon and throughout the Late Intermediate period.
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Kuelap Weather

Best time to visit Kuelap

The best months to visit Kuélap are between April and October when theres is no much rain.

Climate in Kuelap

Kuélap has a temperate climate with several rains during the year. It has a maximum temperature of 21 ° C and minimum of 9 ° C.

Full days in Kuelap

Accomodations in Kuelap

El Tambo Backpackers
Location: Jr. Ortiz Arrieta No. 448, Chachapoyas, Peru
Price: from 58 soles
Backpackers El Tambo is located in Chachapoyas and it has a terrace and a shared lounge, a restaurant, a free shuttle service, a 24-hour front desk and free Wi-Fi access. The accommodation offers a shared kitchen, a tour desk and luggage storage. Each room at Backpackers El Tambo includes a TV cable and seating area.

Important dates in Kuelap

Chachapoyas Tourist WeekFrom June 1 to 7In this event you can enjoy the delicious cuisine of the place and learn more about its history.
Patronal Feast of the Lord of GualamitaFrom September 10 to 15In this event the inhabitants carry out activities and celebrations that will make your stay unforgettable. These three days of celebration end with a feast of traditional food and drinks.


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