ACHAMAQUI EXPERIENCES

Bonfire Night

Enjoy an unforgettable night around a warm bonfire and experience the peaceful energy of an evening under the stars in the Utcubamba Valley. The marshmallows are on the house.

Note: In order to support the sustainability of surrounding forests, the bonfire is only lit when there are large groups, or high occupancy at the hotel. The wood we burn are collected branches or pieces of fallen trees, we do not cut any trees down for this purpose.

FREE ACTIVITY

Schedule: 07:00 p.m. – 07:45 p.m.

Achamaqui Cinema

A space designed for children, because sometimes great memories are made around a screen, enjoying a fun and classic film.

Located in our game room, all who wish to attend are welcome. The popcorn and chicha are a guarantee.

FREE ACTIVITY

Schedule: 04:00 p.m. – 07:00 p.m.

*Movie requested by the guests.

Outdoor Art

La naturaleza ha sido siempre fuente inspiradora de grandes artistas. Pintar en contacto directo con ella, una técnica muy popular.Nature has always served as a great source of inspiration for all the best artists. Immerse yourself in the surrounding countryside and hone your creative skills

Take the easels outside and let the imagination of the youngsters soar!

At reception, request the installation of an easel in our gardens, along with paper and paints, and enjoy sharing art and nature with your loved ones.

FREE ACTIVITY

Note: easels are subject to reservation

Hike to the Sarcophagus

The Chachapoyas culture placed their dead into mausoleums or sarcophagi perched on the mountainsides, believing that this way, they would be closer to the deities that protect them. On our land, a small sarcophagus – hidden at first sight – protects us.

Cross the hanging bridge and set out on a hike up the mountain that provides some of the most breathtaking views of the Utcubamba Valley.

Before finishing, we recommend that you make a small offering to mother earth, giving thanks, much like out ancestors did.

FREE ACTIVITY

Note: Binoculars are subject to reservations.

Exploring the Farm

Enjoy a tranquil walk through the Achamaqui property, and discover all the special spots within our hotel and farm. Look out for our antique mill, the clay oven, our organic garden, and snap some pictures of the small, rustic fairy tale house that stands amongst the green.

As you wander, enjoy a panoramic view of the Achamaqui sarcophagus and revel in a privileged perspective of the Utcubamba River from our hanging bridge – a favorite of visitors big and small.

FREE ACTIVITY

Schedule: 08:00 a.m. – 04: 00 p.m.

The Birds of the Utcubamba

With over 80 bird species identified in the area, the Achamaqui Farm is a wonderful place from which to enjoy the seemingly endless diversity of the Utcubamba Valley.

We invite you to observe and learn more about them!

Look >HERE (EBIRD)< all the birds you can see from Achamaqui. Discover more species!

Ask for binoculars at the reception desk and …get out there and explore!

Note: Binoculars are subject to reservation.

FREE ACTIVITY

Cuisine: Flavors of the North

Come and enjoy our culinary traditions from beginning to end. Our talented chef showcases the classic dishes from northern Peru – adding in local flair – and providing diners with the chance to enjoy our national cocktail: the pisco sour.

The idea: to come together and discover favorite local culinary secrets that you can take home with you.

  • Includes: 2 Main dishes, 1 pisco-based cocktail
  • Schedule: Monday to Sunday from 06:30 p.m. to 07:30 p.m.
  • Maximum group size: 10 people.
  • Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance, and are subject to availability.
COST: $35.00 per person.

A 15% discount is offered for groups of over 4 people. Service included.

Fresh out of the oven: Artisanal Pizzas

Clay ovens are useful and revered tools within country kitchens. We invite you to spend a fun and warm night making your very own wood-fired pizzas!

With the help of our talented chef, spend the evening curating a delicious treat using any of the fresh, varied ingredients we have to offer – the oven will take care of the rest. Then, enjoy the tasty fruits of your labor in a lovely and unique candle-lit setting. All the fixings for a memorable evening.

  • Includes: pizzas and a glass of red wine, a regional sour, or a homemade refreshment.
  • Schedule: 06:00 p.m. to 07:00 p.m.
  • Minimum group size: 3 people
  • Maximum group size: 10 people
  • Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance.
COST: $ 25.00 per person.

A 15% discount is offered for groups of over 4 people. Service included.

Dinner: The Magic of the Utcubamba

There is always a reason to celebrate, and with that in mind, we have designed a dinner for any and all special occasion.

Enjoy a harmonious, candle-lit meal to the soft murmurs of the Utcubamba River in this seamlessly designed experience, guaranteed to provide the setting for an unforgettable evening in the “kingdom of clouds.”

  • Includes: hors d’oeuvres, appetizer, main dish, and dessert. A glass of wine or bubbly.
  • Schedule: From 07:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance.
COST: $ 39.00 per person.

A 15% discount is offered for groups of over 4 people. Service included.

Amazonian Picnic

Often, the simple things turn out to be the most memorable. Enjoy our beautiful gardens and scenery in a different way and partake in a lovely mid-morning picnic.

Find a spot amongst the comfortable blankets and pillows, and indulge in a selection of regional cheeses, savory treats, sweets, and beverages.

  • Includes (per person): savory breads, sweets, two cocktails or refreshments.
  • Schedule: from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Minimum group size: 3 people
  • Maximum group size: 15 people
  • Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance.
COST: $ 25.00 per person.

Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance.

Achamaqui: Relaxation and Wellbeing

We pride ourselves in being an ideal place to connect with nature, and we invite you to also take the time to connect with your senses.

Te ofrecemos una variada propuesta de masajes y tratamientos orientados a relajarte, cuidarte y engreírte.Enjoy one of our varied massage and treatment options aimed to profoundly relax, renovate, and pamper you.

Take advantage of this amazing space!

*Inquire at Achamaqui reception desk about times and prices

Chachapoyas’ Textile Tradition

The Chachapoyas culture is known for its funerary patterns, as well as its impressive and superbly detailed textiles. This experience invites you to discover more about the culture and see – through experiential tourism – the contemporary continuity of this important and revered tradition.

Visit the Leymebamba Museum, which contains an amazing collection of almost 220 mummies in virtually perfect states. As you tour, immerse yourself in the rich textile tradition, the fascinating quipu techniques, and the noteworthy ceramics, among other treasures.

Then, continue on to the home of a local artisan who will graciously share the Chachapoyas textile techniques with you, explaining and demonstrating the complex processes behind wool elaboration, dying, and the use of the backstrap loom.

  • Includes: Transportation, local guide, entrance fees, and textile demonstration. Does not include lunch or tips.
  • Schedule: From 07:30 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.
  • Minimum group size: 2 people
  • Maximum group size: 8 people
COST: $ 110.00 per person.

Note: Alternative tour and activities are organized for children under 12 who visit the Museum.

Pottery Workshop: “Huancas Tradition”

Huancas is a nationally and internationally recognized destination thanks to its pottery traditions, which have been sharing the community’s millenary story for generations.

We invite you to become familiar with our art and history though a visit to a renowned artisan workshop within the Huancas district, where you will have the chance to observe and learn about the elaboration process of these coveted artworks. Prepare to get your hands dirty and delve into this wonderful craft!

  • Includes: Transfer Achamaqui-Huancas-Achamaqui, 2-hour workshop, and a ceramic piece.
  • Schedule: From 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance.
COST: $ 25.00 per person.

A 15% discount is offered for groups of over 4 people. Service included.

Amazonian Coffee Route

Thanks to the dedicated and steady work of hundreds of rural producers, the Amazon is the production site of some of the best organic coffees grown in Peru.

Visit the Rodriguez de Mendoza Agrarian Cooperative, located in the coffee growing province of the same name, and learn more about the production, transformation, and commercialization processes of special coffees. Then, enjoy a small tasting with a coffee-tasting expert.

Continue on to a local family’s small plot of land, where you will have the chance to appreciate the coffee bean in its natural state.

  • Includes: Transportation, local guide service, coffee tasting, and lunch.
  • Schedule: From 07:30 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.s
  • Minimum group size: 2 people
  • Maximum group size: 8 people
  • Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance.
COST: $ 120.00 per person.

A 20% discount is offered for groups of over 4 people. A 30% discount is offered for groups of over 6 people. Service included.