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The Charm of the Huaringas
05 days / 04 nights

The Huaringas are 14 ponds and lakes of different shapes and sizes.

Being considered highly potent in therapeutic magic, they are regularly frequented by witch-doctors and faith-healers from every part of the country, who perform their cures in this area, as well as many local and foreign faith-healing believers.

Charm of the Huaringas


Day 01 : Lima / Piura

Arrival to the city of Piura and transfer to your hotel.

Day 02 : Piura / Huancabamba

Early breakfast and transfer to Huancabamba. After 3 hours we will arrive at Canchaque. Box lunch will be served on the route. Soon after begins the ascent to the mountain range until the Cruz Blanca pass (2500 masl), from there we will descent to the place called "Los Peroles de Caspampa", where you can take pictures and a rejuvenating bath. Arrival at Huancabamba (1920 masl) at around 4 PM and transfer to the Municipal Lodging. After 1 hour break we will visit the main Church at the main square, the Municipal Museum where we will observe mummies, stone vessels, and ceramics of pre-Inca cultures. Return to the hotel for dinner.

Day 03 : Piura Lagoons

Early breakfast and transfer to the village of Salala (3200 masl) where you will have your first contact with the Shaman, and with the muleteers to prepare the horse ride toward the Sacred Lagoon.Arrival at around 10:00 to the black lagoon "Shimbe" (3900 masl). This Lagoon is located to the northeast of Huancabamba, and is part of the Magic and Ecological circuit of the Huaringas lagoons (14 lagoons). The Black Lagoon is considered as the most powerful in the shaman's occult order.You will be witness of a complete ritual performed by the Shaman. Box lunch and free time for relaxing. At around 4 pm we will return to Salala. It is recommendable to rest to be ready for the "mesada" or the black mass which will be carried out at midnight, in the Shaman's place. In this ritual the Shaman will demonstrate his invisible power of healing, and his capability to vision the past and future of all the participants.

Day 04 : Huancabamba

Very early return to Huancabamba. Arrival and lunch. After a short break we will visit the Jaguar Ruins (Culture Mitupampa - 1450 BC). Free afternoon. Later dinner and local folk show.

Day 05 : Huancabamba / Piura / Lima

Breakfast and return to Piura. Box Lunch on road. Arrival and transfer to your hotel, airport, or bus station. End of services.


Alcoholic beverages.
Tips or taxes.
Insurance and airline tickets (where applicable).
Hotel in Lima.


Piura-Huancabamba-Piura bus transfer.
Huancabamba-Salala-Huancabamba private bus transfer.
Salala-Lagoon-Salala transfer by horse.
01 night in selected hotel in Piura.
02 nights in the Municipal Lodge of Huancabamba.
Campinh equipment and tents (Salala).
All meals as mentioned.
All visits as described.
Experienced official guide.


Prices from US$ 833.00 (per person based in double occupancy)


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