The North Coast and Northern Highlands

We’ve compiled the best of the best in The North Coast and Northern Highlands - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • 1. Chan Chan

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    With its strange, honeycomb-like walls and labyrinth of wavelike parapets, this sprawling ancient capital is the largest adobe city in the world...Read More

  • 2. Chavín de Huántar

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    Indiana Jones would feel right at home in these fascinating ruins, which feature an underground labyrinth of stone corridors and a terrifying...Read More

  • 3. Gocta Waterfall

    Body Of Water/Waterfall

    Surprisingly, Gocta, a 771-meter (2,529-foot) waterfall, believed to be the third tallest in the world, wasn't brought to the attention of the...Read More

  • 4. Huaca de la Luna and Huaca del Sol

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    Stark and strange beneath the ash-gray hill that towers over them, these astonishing Moche pyramids were the scenes of bloody human sacrifices...Read More

  • 5. Karajía

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    Discovered in 1985, the six coffins that make up this uncanny funeral site 48 km (30 miles) northwest of Chachapoyas overlook a ruined village...Read More

  • 6. Kuélap

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    Consistently compared to Machu Picchu by visitors, this extraordinary citadel high in the cloud forests of Chachapoyas was a walled city sufficient...Read More

  • 7. Lagunas de Llanganuco

    Body Of Water/Waterfall

    Make sure your camera memory card is empty when you go to see these spectacular glaciers, gorges, lakes, and mountains. Driving through a giant...Read More

  • 8. Museo Nacional Tumbas Reales de Sipán


    This striking pyramidal complex, which ranks among the country's best museums, displays the real artifacts from the tomb of the Lord of Sipán...Read More

  • 9. Parque Nacional Huascarán (Huascarán National Park)

    Park (National/State/Provincial)

    Laguna Llanganuco is one of the gateways to the Parque Nacional Huascarán, which covers 3,400 square km (1,300 square miles) and was created...Read More

  • 10. Túcume

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    Head 35 km (22 miles) north of Chiclayo to can see an immense pyramid complex, including Huaca Larga, one of the largest adobe pyramids in South...Read More

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