Tours that include Amazonas

The department of Amazonas in the Peruvian high jungle region is one of the most touristy because it has incredible tourist attractions, such as: the Kuelap fortress, the city of Chachapoyas, the Gocta waterfall, the Karajía sarcophagi, the Quiocta cavern, the Leymebamba museum, the Revash mausoleum and more. Its capital, the city of Chachapoyas, is located 2,483 meters above sea level. The region was inhabited by the Chachapoyas culture (800 A.D. to 1570 A.D.) until it was conquered by the Inca empire. Learn about its main tourist attractions and the tours available in this Amazonas region.

1 Day

Tour Sarcófagos de Karajia + Caverna de Quiocta

1/2 Day

City Tour Chachapoyas

1 Day

Gocta Falls Tour

1 Day

Kuelap Fortress Tour + Cable Car

1 Day

Leymebamba Museum and Revash Mausoleum Tour

Prices of tours in the Amazonas region

The best way to get to know the department of Amazonas in the northern jungle of Peru is to book an all-inclusive tour. All tours are all-inclusive services. They include pickup, transportation, guide, tickets and more. The main tourist attractions are: Kuelap, Karajía, Gocta, Leymebamba and more.

The provinces and tourist attractions of the department of Amazonas

The department of Amazonas has seven provinces: Condorcanqui, Bagua, Bongará, Utcubamba, Luya, Rodríguez de Mendoza and Chachapoyas. The latter is its capital. It has a territory of 39,249 square kilometers. 83% of its territory is jungle. Get to know its provinces and tourist attractions!

Main tourist attractions
Condorcanqui Pongo de Manseriche, Tunants Botanical Garden, the Marañón River, the Nieva River, Santiago Comaina Reserved Area
Bagua The Tigre waterfall, the Nueva Esperanza waterfall, the Bijao waterfall, the Tsuntsuntsa waterfall, the San José waterfall, the Nazareth waterfall, the Rentema pongo, the Cambiopitec cavern, the Churuyacu cavern and the Arenal canyon.
Bongará Hot springs of Corontachaca and Chaquil, Pomacochas lagoon, Patricia Alto Nieva open, the paradise of Orchids.
UtcubambaUtcubamba tourist corridor, Utcubamba river, Utcubamba canyon, Utcubamba petroglyphs, Utcubamba rock paintings.
LuyaCorontachaca waterfall and hot springs, Kuelap fortress, Karajía sarcophagi, Gran Vilaya archaeological complex, Chipuric archaeological complex, Revash archaeological complex.
Rodríguez de MendozaTocuya hot springs, Leo cave, Huamanpata lagoon, Wimba ruins.
ChachapoyasCity of Chachapoyas, lagoon of the condors, Gocta waterfall, Yanacu well.

All activities available in Amazonas, Peru!

In the Amazonas region you can explore archaeological sites made by the Chachapoyas culture. In the Amazonas region you can explore archaeological sites made by the Chachapoyas culture

What tourist services should a tour in the Amazonas region include?

All the best tourist attractions in the Amazonas region can be visited with a tour or without a tour. Doing it with a tourism agency will always be the safest option. Find out what services a tour should include.

  • Pick up from the hotel door in the city of Chachapoyas.
  • Complete tourist transportation.
  • Access ticket to all tourist attractions.
  • Tourist guide.
  • Tourist lunch for tours of 1 day or more
  • Return to the hotel in Chachapoyas.

Tourist attractions in the department of Amazonas

The department of Amazonas has important tourist attractions such as: the Gocta waterfall, the Quiocta cavern, the Yumbilla waterfall, the Revash mausoleum, the Leymebamba museum, the Pomacochas lagoon, Kuelap and more.

Cañon del Colca


Kuelap is the main tourist attraction in the department of Amazonas. It was built by the Chachapoyas culture between the 11th and 14th centuries as a fortified citadel in case of invasions. The stretch there includes a famous cable car stretch.

Mirador de Yanahuara

Gocta waterfall

The Gocta waterfall is the third largest in Peru with a waterfall of 700 meters. In addition to the natural landscape, the route there includes a walk through natural landscapes of great beauty. The waterfall is located in the province of Bongará, Amazonas region.

Monasterio de Santa Catalina

Karajía sarcophagi

The Karajía sarcophagi are funerary coffins built by the Chachapoyas culture on the edge of the mountain. They attract attention due to their height of 2.50 meters and their human shape. The personalities of the Chachapoyas culture were buried there, in a place with difficult access that facilitated their conservation.

Frequently asked questions about traveling to the Amazonas department in Peru

The department of Amazonas is in the northern jungle of Peru. Its capital is the city of Chachapoyas. It is famous for tourist attractions such as Kuelap, Gocta waterfall, Karajía sarcophagi and more. Learn the most frequently asked questions and answers about this destination in Peru!