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Archaeological Site of Chavin

Chavin de Huantar, Peru
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Day Trip to the Pre-Inca Ruins of Chavín from Huaraz
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Chavin de Huantar, Peru
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Reviewed January 31, 2017

I love the trip to this amazing place, away form crowds.To hear the history and be able to enter the Pyramid.I woudl say not everyone will love it as much as i do but Huraz is well worth the time and effort to visit and...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2016

An absolutely fabulous opportunity to learn about Peru's past. Exploring the site without a guide provides you with more flexibility and time to visit the underground chambers.

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Reviewed October 23, 2016

Very well conserved site of 3500 years old so clearly pre-Inca. We visited on our own, hired a local guide who spoke English and were show around this magnificent site. It is very well preserved and proves one more time that Peru has so much...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Please be aware that the museum, which I hear is excellent, is still closed for repairs. I did the tour from Huaraz which I believe is pretty similar no matter who you book with: you get a bus with a guide. All tours from Huaraz...More

Thank Charmaine H
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

I really liked this archaeological site. It is kind of a long way from Huaraz (around 3 hours) and the road is super curvy. We went there on the 28th, which is a national holiday and maybe that's why it was super crowded. Our guide,...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2016

You will NOT see Chavin de Huantar by accident on the way to somewhere else! There is "nowhere else" beyond Chavin de Huantar, at least none that would interest the casual tourist (or even the hard-core archaeology tourist like me). You have to want to...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2016

The site exceeded my expectations. Our guide for the site was a shaman. He knew a lot about the history and had really interesting insights into how to interpret the site. It really sparked my interest in the ancient ruins in northern Peru. It is...More

Thank Brenda H
Reviewed March 17, 2016

The third day of our tour of Northern Peru, with Peru Routes, was, once again filled with beautiful scenery The gorgeous white capped peaks of the Cordillera Blanca mountain range being the star of the show. Today we embarked on the arduous drive to see...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2016

The archeological ruins of Chavin not only have historical importance for being one of the oldest archeological sites in Peru, but also becuase they are located in a beautiful valley. I just wished they would not have taking some of the sculptures out of the...More

1  Thank krismoduvar
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

This archeological place is amazing... Our guide Richard Camones was the best!!! The arquitecture and the complex have many interesting places to show, but some of them are covered for the mud.... The museum was close and it will be until March 'cause the archeologist...More

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Alfredo B
Hola, me gustaría visitar estas ruinas pero necesito acomodarla a mi presupuesto. Cuales serian los gastos que tendría que hacer para visitarla. De antemano muchas gracias.
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Alfredo B
Hola, me gustaría visitar estas ruinas pero necesito acomodarla a mi presupuesto. Cuales serian los gastos que tendría que hacer para visitarla. De antemano muchas gracias.
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