San Nicolás Lagoon

Namora is known for “Tierra del Capulí”; "Cradle of the Carnival"; "Land of the Guitars". It receives this last denomination because in this beautiful and peaceful district very good quality guitars are manufactured, it also has a privileged natural environment in cultural manifestations.

Itinerary

• The Callac Puma caves: 7,000-year-old cave paintings of pre-ceramic man • The Llacanora waterfalls, the little toads • Laguna Sulluscocha and San Nicolás • Coyllur archaeological zone. • From 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

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Porcón Farm

It is an evangelical organization that has ten thousand hectares, these soils and timber resources protect wildlife and the environment. In the last 40 years in an exemplary way, it has developed livestock, dairy and carpentry projects in which they have a hotel made of wood, but the fundamental thing is tourism since it has a zoo and has a variety of animals.

Itinerary

• Huambocancha, artisans who work in stone • The largest artificial pine forest in Peru • Workshops for men and women • Zoo: Otorongos, Pumas, Spectacled Bears, Buffaloes, Lions, monkeys and much more. • From 9:30 am to 2:00 pm

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The Colpa

It was a farm dedicated to raising cattle and producing milk. Inside the hacienda there is a Chapel made of clay, you can also see artisan and environmental workshops for milking cows (a characteristic is the call of cows by name), in addition to an artificial lagoon adorned with small bridges and gardens. 

Itinerary

• Former Hacienda La Colpa, Artificial Lagoon, Hacienda House, Chapel of the Virgen del Carmen, Central Stable, Called Cows, dairy tasting • Llacanora (picturesque and typical small town of the mountains) • Cascades and Baños del Inca (hot springs, La Poza del Inca) • From 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm

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Otuzco

Las Ventanillas de Otuzco is a cemetery belonging to the Cajamarca culture (200 AD -800 AD). They are a set of funerary buildings that are 2,650 meters above sea level. They have a particular architecture that presents hundreds of windows and individual funerary niches similar to windows, drilled in rock of volcanic origin that reach between 8 and 10 meters deep. Its entrances are rectangular or quadrangular, with a height of 50 to 60 centimeters.

Itinerary

• Ventanillas de Otuzco, Jardín de las Hortensias • Cajamarca Crafts, Tres Molinos • “Los Alpes” Farm: Cheese Factory • From 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm

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Cumbe Mayo

Cumbemayo "Kumpi Mayu" (Well-built water channel) Los Frailones de Cumbemayo is an archaeological area considered among the oldest in the American continent. It is made up of an aqueduct, petroglyphs and a forest of rocks beautifully carved by erosion. Located just 19 kilometers from Cajamarca at an altitude of 3,500 meters above sea level.

Itinerary

• Bellavista (natural viewpoint) • Layzón, Rock Forest or Los Fraylones • Natural formations, sanctuary, caves or shelters, the sacrificial stone, ceremonial altars, petroglyphs (stone writing) • 3,000-year-old hydraulic canal • 9: 30 am to 2:00 pm

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Polloc

The Italian mission, for approximately ten years has been building this beautiful building covered with materials brought from the old continent; This religious complex has walls, columns, ceilings and floors decorated using the mosaic technique. It also trains children, youth and adults in its Don Bosco art school, who participate in the finishing of the buildings.

Itinerary

• Polloc Temple, wonderful mosaic designs and its beautiful farmland • La Pampa de la Culebra • From 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

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City tour

In Cajamarca the Caxamarca culture developed, which became an integral part of the Inca empire before the arrival of the Spanish. In 1532 the capture of the Inca Atahualpa took place in this place during the conquest of Peru. Scene of the fall of the Inca Empire, it contains a carved stone pool that dates from the first years of the 18th century, where the pool is located, the Inca Atahualpa was executed.

Itinerary

• Plaza de Armas • Temples (facades): Cathedral, San Francisco and Belén • Museums: Archaeological, Ethnographic and Medical • Rescue Room • Santa Apolonia: Natural viewpoint, Silla del Inca

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