There are several archaeological sites in Levanto that are threatened by forces including nature, population growth, pollution, etc. The Levanto City Hall established this program, and the main purpose is to make accessible the archaeological sites in Levanto to create a sustainable tourism. The program includes a variety of features in Levanto. For example: there is a wonderful Inca Canal of 23 km approximately and archaeological sites that are covered by grass. The community needs volunteers to clean and make it accesible, as well as improving the city.
Day 1 Lima
Airport pick-up in Lima and transfer to hotel.
Day 2 Lima - Chiclayo - Chachapoyas
Transfer to airport for your flight to Chiclayo.
Free day in Chiclayo (optional visits to pyramids and gold filled tombs, Sican Museum, Sican Museum, Pimentel beach, etc.on your own). Night bus to Chachapoyas. (10 hours night bus ride)
Day 3 Chachapoyas - Levanto
Bus station pick up service and transfer to Levanto village. (one hour from Chachapoyas)
The public bus arrives at 5:30 a.m. and the transfer to Levanto is one hour approximately. In the afternoon you will meet the authorities and people in charge of project. See the colonial church and its high gold altar that is 100 years older than any British structure of the Americas. Night in Levanto lodge, built in the ancient Chachapoyan style. (B, L, D)
Day 4 Levanto
Half day of work in the project, free afternoon to visit the community. Night in Levanto Lodge. (B, L, D)
Day 5 Levanto
Half day working with the community cleaning and placing signs in the area of the chosen ruin. Free afternoon to enjoy a short hike to Colla Cruz and see the Inca Military Garrison located here to guard over 2000 miles of major Inca Roads that radiate out from here.... night in the Levanto Lodge. (B, L, D)
Day 7 Levanto
Half day work, free afternoon to do some hiking to close sites like Yalape Ruins, Rosurco, Navar , Molino Huayco.... night in Levanto Lodge. (B, L, D)
Day 8 Chachapoyas - Gocta - Chachapoyas
Visit to Gocta waterfall, 3rd highest in world, 2 1/3 times higher than the Eiffel Tower. Night in Chachapoyas. (B, L)
DAY 9 Chachapoyas - Kuelap - Chachapoyas
All day trip to Kuelap, the ancient fortress that is the largest building structure of the Americas with 400 buildings inside the fortress. Transfer to bus station for your night bus to Chiclayo. (B, L, D)
Day 10 Chiclayo - Lima
Flight from Chiclayo to Lima in the morning. Arrive in Lima airport for your connecting flight to your next destination. End of program.
This program includes:
Local meals noted in the program
Visits to Fortress Kuelap and Gocta Waterfall
Internal plane tickets from Lima/Chiclayo/Lima
Public transportation between Chiclayo/Chachapoyas/Chiclayo
All transfers inside the zone
Lima airport pick up service
Some meals (Lima, Chiclayo)