Cajamarca (3 days / 2 nights)
Day 1: Cajamarca – Ventanillas de Otuzco – Tres Molinos
Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. The rest of the morning is free to relax and get used to the altitude. Excursion to the Ventanillas (little windows) de Otuzco, important archaeological ruins of the pre-Inca era with its crypts carved in quarry. Then we visit Tres Molinos, one of the best-known farms due to the raising of dairy cattle, Paso horses, the hydrangeas garden and Los Alpes cheese factory.
Day 2: Cajamarca– Cumbemayo – La Colpa – Inca Baths
Morning excursion to Cumbemayo archeological complex where we visit the Sanctuary (cave carved on a mountain in the shape of a human head; it has petroglyphs with influence of the Chavin culture); the Caves (also have petroglyphs) and the Aqueduct (carved into volcanic rock during the pre-Inca culture). We will also see the Bosque de Piedras de los Frailones, a stone forest so called as it looks like the silhouette of friars in procession. Lunch.
In the afternoon, we visit La Colpa farm, famous for its herd of cows which are called by their name at milking time, the District of Llacanora, with its waterfalls, Callacpuma caves; and the Inca Baths, one of the most important therapeutic centers of the northern highlands of the country, the Poza del Inca, its thermal waters and the Perolitos.
Day 3: Cajamarca – Departure
At agreed time, transfer to the airport of bus station.
City tour (3 hrs)
Visit the main tourist attractions of the city such as the Cathedral, the church of San Francisco with its crypts and the Museum of Religious Art, the Ransom Room (filled with gold and silver by Atahualpa, the last Inca), Belen Monumental Complex and Santa Apolonia hill with its traditional Seat of the Inca and a viewpoint of the city.
Porcon Farm (4 hrs)
It is the only cooperative that has achieved its maximum development with its pine forests, the most famous in Peru. It has a mini-zoo with vicuñas, deer, monkeys, eagles, otorongo, anteater, puma, etc.
Ventanillas de Combayo (5 hrs.)
It is a necropolis with tombs carved into the same rock, located in a rough area in the District of Encañada 32 Km of Cajamarca.
It means House of the Condor; it is located in the Cerro la Copa (in the province of San Pablo). On top of the hill is the Temple where the Condor was worshiped. We visit the local museum and the monoliths.