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.

  • scramble through Kuélap, an immense stone citadel high in the cloud forest
  • maps
  • get within a hairbreadth of the jungle at Tarapoto without leaving the comfort of the paved highway
  • transportation
  • take a high-adrenaline dip under 771m of falling water at the beautiful Catarata de Gocta
  • restaurants & accommodations

Coverage includes: Cajamarca & around, Cajabamba, Celendín, Chachapoyas & around, Kuélap, Leimebamba, Pedro Ruíz, Moyobamba and Tarapoto.

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