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Aypate Trek Piura 14 days

Package Piura Catedral

Observation

  • B= breakfast, L= lunch or box lunch, D= dinner
  • Religious festivity of the “Señor Cautivo de Ayabaca”, in October 420 sororities from Peru and Ecuador.

For the trek

  • The times of the stages are provided for information.
  • The altitude of the camps may vary by location (higher or lower).

Itinerary

Day 1: Lima

Reception, transfer and accommodation at the hotel. Night in Lima.

Day 2: Lima – Piura

Transfer to the airport to board the Lima / Piura flight. Reception, transfer to hotel. Depending on the time of arrival, visit to the artisan village of Catacaos, located 13km from Piura, beautiful handicrafts, goldsmithery, wood, ceramics. Recognized for its typical food, and the village of Chulucanas, land of the Vicus culture, characterized by Its ceramics, to the surrounding cultivations of mangoes and lemons of good quality. Overnight at hotel in Piura.
B

Day 3: Piura – Sullana – Ayabaca (+ – 06 hours of road)

We leave for Ayabaca, following a paved road lined with orchards. This part of the desert is irrigated by the San Lorenzo dam. From Tondora (old Inca bridge), the ascent of the mountain begins. The vegetation is rarer, the villages too. Overnight at hotel in Ayabaca.
L – D

Day 4: Ayabaca – Yanchala (+ – 04 to 05 hours of route)

We continue by bus to the town of Yanchala. Night at the locals’ homes. The town of Yanchala is the main access road to the archaeological complex of Aypate.
B – L – D

Day 5: Yanchala – Aypate

We require more or less than 03 hours to reach the ruins of Aypate, discovered by Humboldt in 1802, very interesting despite its condition. There are walls in carved stone, an obelisk, the viewpoint that allowed the Ayahuaca Indians to supervise the region. The fauna and vegetation are typical of the “Ceja de Selva” (orchids, deer, pumas, etc.). We spend the night not far from the ruins, in the house of a local.
B – L – D

Day 6: Aypate

We follow the ascent to pass from the Ceja de Selva to the Puna, where we can see animals like deer, condors, etc.
B – L – D

Day 7: Aypate – Las Lagunas de las Huaringas

We spend the day in Las Lagunas de las Huaringas, where a witch could perform a ritual. It is said that the water of the lake, generally calm and clear, becomes cloudy on stormy days. The Inca vestiges that we find in the surroundings make us think that the Inca came to bathe there.
B – L – D

Day 8: Las Lagunas de las Huaringas – Samanga

3,600m. Descent to the valley of Samanga (2,400m), to admire rock engravings. Samanga means “Place where the Huacas sleep”, we find + – 240 petroglyphs engraved in stone. Some think that it might have been a solar calendar indicating the Inca holidays. Camp.
B – L – D

Day 9: Samanga – Yanchala

After a journey of 5 to 6 hours, we arrive at the village of Yanchala. Night at the home of locals.
B – L – D

Day 10: Yanchala – Ayabaca

We return by bus to Ayabaca. Night in hotel in Ayabaca.
B – L – D

Day 11: Ayabaca – Sullana – Piura

Return in private transport to Piura (6 hours).
Arrival in Piura, capital of the Piura region (border with Ecuador) surfers’ paradise, land of celestial sea and abundant fish and seafood, such as the Cabo Blanco beach, where Ernest Hemingway in 1956 fished for a month a black merlin, he was followed by a film crew for the project of his work “The Old Man and the Sea”, a project that he didn’t conclude. Night at the hotel.
B – L

Day 12: Piura – Paita – Colan – Piura

Day devoted to rest and relaxation on the beach of Colan and visit to the port of Paita. Night at the hotel.
B – L – D

Day 13: Piura – Lima

Transfer to the airport, flight Piura / Lima. Reception and transport to your hotel. Night in Lima.
B

Day 14: Lima

Transfer to the airport, departure from Lima.
B

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Price per person in private service

N° PERSONS 02 PERSONS 03 PERSONS 04 PERSONS 05 PERSONS 06 PERSONS
EACH PERSON 2,000 USD 1,890 USD 1,420 USD 1,410 USD 1,400 USD
N° PERSONS 07  PERSONS 08 PERSONS 09 PERSONS 10  PERSONS 11   PERSONS
EACH PERSON 1,220 USD 1,210 USD 1,200 USD 1,190 USD 1,180 USD
N° PERSONS 12  PERSONS
EACH PERSON 1,100 USD

SUPP SWB 280 USD
SUPP 15 USD PER MEAL (L/D)

Important information

Price includes

  • Hotel/Hostal 3* y 2* or similar, double bedroom + breakfast.
  • Indicated transfers.
  • Indicated transfers, departure point of the excursion and return to Piura.
  • Two-person tents, table, kitchen, toilet., Foam mattress, kitchen equipment, pharmacy aid, saddle, cook, staff in charge of animals.
  • Horses, mules.
  • Full board during the excursion.
  • Guide + assistant for mules, for every 04 passengers.
  • Transfer by private vehicle Piura-Sullana-Ayabaca, Colán-Piura.
  • Bus service Ayabaca-Yanchala-Ayabaca.
  • Professional local trekking guide.

Precio not included

  • Tkt national plane Lima / Piura / Lima = 02 coupons.
  • Services not mentioned.
  • Hotel in Lima.
  • Personal expenses, drinks and gratuities.
  • Personal equipment.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Unmentioned meals.

HOTELS/HOSTALS 3* Y 2* UP O SIMILAR:

Lima, La Castellana, www.castellanahotel.com
Piura: Vicus, www.hotelvicus.com

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