Tag: Peru’s Best Kept Secret

Kuelap Peru: The Ancient Cloud City

Kuelap Peru: The Ancient Cloud City

Standing at the top of ancient walls overlooking the cloud forest below, you really get a sense of the mysticism of Chachapoyas, and why the ancient pre-Inca people who built this incredible feat of engineering were known as the ‘people of the clouds’. Kuelap Peru is simply a spectacular archaeological site in an equally inspiring setting and a highlight of any visit to Chachapoyas. To visit Kuelap as part of a private trip to Peru, check out Aracari’s sample itinerary, Peru’s Best Kept Secret or contact us now to start planning your…

A Sustainable Stay at Gocta Natura Cabins

A Sustainable Stay at Gocta Natura Cabins

I recently stayed at Gocta Natura Cabins, a beautiful property in the cloud forest near the village of Cocachimba. With views of the towering 771m high Gocta waterfall in the distance, staying at Gocta Natura is really a breathtaking experience, immersed in nature, and our top accommodation recommendation for the Chachapoyas region. Gocta Natura – A property with social purpose The owner Rocio Florez has set up various projects all aimed at sustainability in the Amazonas region. Her focus is working with the local community to restore the flora and fauna of the…