THE FORTRESS OF KUELAP

THE FORTRESS OF KUELAP

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THE FORTRESS OF KUELAP: THE MYSTIC MACHU PICCHU OF NORTHERN PERU

The fortress of Kuelap, in the department of Amazonas (Peru) is the most important archaeological complex in the jungle of northern Peru. A place that you cannot miss if you are traveling through Peru, which in addition to being immersed in an incredible landscape, is the cradle of one of the most important cultures in the country: the Chachapoyas. Get ready to start a journey through this imposing building protected by a huge wall.

Until recently it was only possible to reach the place on foot. Today, thanks to the modern cable cars that depart from Nuevo Tingo, access has been made easier. However, if you are a trekking lover, you will surely want to get to the place on foot. The geography is impressive: a fortress surrounded by cliffs and precipices on three of its four sides. Around him, the heights of the Andes and the Amazon jungle blend perfectly in the landscape in a unique postcard.

The fortress of Kuelap