Cumbemayo23 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Cajamarca, Peru
- Tags: Hiking Trail, Family And Kids, Archaeological Site
Cumbe Mayo is a fascinating archaeological site in Cajamarca, Peru. It is supposedly the oldest man-made structure in South America. Here you will find canals, dating back to at least 3,000 years, thought to be built for slowing down and regulating the flow of water. A prime attraction in the complex of canals is the Aqueduct - a canal that is 9 km long, constructed to direct water from the hills to vegetation fields and a large reservoir. Here you will also come across numerous petroglyphs and massive volcanic pillars. The volcanic pillars are truly a wonder of nature and make for a spectacular sight to behold. A visit to this site provides you a perfect opportunity of a good hike. It is worth visiting Cumbe Mayo if you are vacationing in Cajamarca.
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95% of people who visit Cajamarca include Cumbemayo in their plan
25% of people start their Cumbemayo visit around 09 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Cumbemayo
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cumbemayo