Cajamarca is an important cultural and commercial center in the Northern Highlands of Peru. It is located in a fertile river valley surrounded by mountains, and various cultures have settled this area during the last 2000 years and more. Today, one of the most famous haciendas in the area is La Collpa, which we’ll visit as a half-day tour from the city.
We’ll take you out to La Collpa, which is about 11 km from the city of Cajamarca. It’s a lovely traditional hacienda, located in beautiful surroundings. The farm is home to a charming chapel dedicated to the Virgen del Carmen. There’s also a workshop and a man-made lagoon decorated with small bridges and surrounded by gardens. You’ll sometimes see ducks and swans paddling around in these tranquil waters.
La Collpa is perhaps most famous for its co...