Peru - Northern Highlands (PDF Chapter)

Peru - Northern Highlands (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Northern Highlands chapter from Lonely Planet’s Peru guidebook.

Vast tracts of unexplored jungle and mist-shrouded mountain ranges guard the secrets of the Northern Highlands like a suspicious custodian. Here, Andean peaks and a blanket of luxuriant forests stretch from the coast all the way to the deepest Amazonian jungles.

  • take a spectacular cable-car ride up to Kuélap, founded by the pre-Inca Chachapoyas civi-lization
  • maps
  • trek through the cloud forest to the lofty but still little-visited Catarata de Gocta, near Chachapoyas
  • transport
  • enjoy hummingbirds, good coffee and one of the best museums in northern Peru in Lei-mebamba, an ultrafriendly small mountain town
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Cajamarca & Around, Celendín, Chachapoyas, Yalape, Gocta, Gran Vilaya, Karajía, La Jalca (Jalca Grande), Revash, Kuélap, Leimebamba, Pedro Ruíz, Jaén, Moyobamba, Tarapoto.

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