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Chaparri Reserve

#594 of 1,362 things to do in Peru
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| nearest settlement: Sta. Catarina de Chongoyape, Peru
+51 978 896 377
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Lots of wildlife in beautiful surroundings

This reserve is managed by the local community to preserve a big spectacle bear population. It is... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Claudia M
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Sydney, Australia
Wildlife sanctuary of Note!

I went here with some birders and absolutely love the place! The rustic/wooden rooms at the lodge... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2015
MarcellC67
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Huaraz, Peru
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| nearest settlement: Sta. Catarina de Chongoyape, Peru
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+51 978 896 377

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

This reserve is managed by the local community to preserve a big spectacle bear population. It is quite a long drive from Chicalyo over bumpy roads but it is totally worth it. Our local guide, which we picked up on the way, had a lot...More

Thank Claudia M
Reviewed 22 October 2015

I went here with some birders and absolutely love the place! The rustic/wooden rooms at the lodge totally bely the comfort that awaits you. Simply stunning. The dining area (where you can have lunch on a day trip too) is open plan with a long...More

1  Thank MarcellC67
Reviewed 4 March 2015

This private reserve is a community effort that is focused on conservation. It provides a great window into the ecosystem using local guides with intimate knowledge of the reserve and the flora and fauna. We enjoyed a leisurely 2 hour hike with our guide Juan...More

Thank thehappyhikers0
Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

This place is awesome and well worth the visit if you find yourself in Northern Peru and enjoy seeing wildlife at all. The reserve is set up in collaboration with the local towns so you need to enter with a local guide. This only adds...More

2  Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Loved our stay at chaparri reserve. Suggest staying at least 2 nights. Enjoyed the hummingbird pond and breakfasting with peccaries and llamas! The walk to see the spectacle bears was great and seeing them was a great experience. I am glad that the reserve is...More

1  Thank intend2travelmore
Reviewed 4 November 2013

This is a very special place. The Chaparri Reserve is dedicated to preserve different animals that are in danger. We enjoyed our visit although we have four children two of them under 4. Our tour guide was fantastic he really love his job. Chaparri Reserve...More

Thank Lucy992013
Reviewed 5 October 2013

Wonderful small hotel in a fabulous location. Best food and caring service of our trip. Room very comfortable and the breakfast -- homemade bread and jam -- fruits-meats etc ---- all delicious

Thank Shelley R
Reviewed 3 October 2013

A trip to Chaparri could be a trip back in time as nothing has changed in this beautiful sacred ground for thousands of years. We know very little of the people that carved small deep bowls into a huge boulder. We were told it was...More

1  Thank pvsusan
Reviewed 9 August 2013

We booked a tour through Sipan Tours in Chichlayo - because it was just 2 of us who wanted to go it was 120 soles each. This paid for the taxi which took us into the Reserve (apparently lots of taxis don't like doing it...More

1  Thank sjs1811
Reviewed 5 May 2013

We ended up booking a tour through Chaponan tours direct in Chiclayo. Going through Chaparri lodge was very expensive, they wanted 200 soles just for the transfer between e village and the reserve! it turned out to be much better value to go for just...More

1  Thank Tim D
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