This beautiful place is currently located in Macusani, part of the province of Carabaya, located in the department of Puno.
Near the largest lithium deposit in the world, discovered in 2018 and mining projects for silver, zinc, iron and other minerals; in addition to having a formidable nature and ancestral history
We believe that it is a potential place to visit this beautiful place where you can take a walk and you can appreciate a large part of the rugged geography that Puno has.
Pacunasa or Gothic City is a forest of stones straight out of a movie, this natural wonder is made up of majestic stones of different sizes.
Meeting point: exit at Jr Cajamarca 243 operator's office
Days of operation: from Monday to Sunday
Start of the tour
This tour begins with our first stop at one of the highest points of the road known as Abra Oquepuño at more than 4,500 meters above sea level, the travel time will be approximately 3 hours 20 minutes, in this place we will stop for photos and see South American camelids
We continue to the city of Macusani , one of the highest located in Peru and known as the alpaca capital of Peru, here you will have time for breakfast; Then we visit the local museum of the Macusani district where we can learn more about the history that this wonderful place keeps.
You will also have the opportunity to observe and find remains of various cultures, in addition to knowing the diversity of attractions that the province of Carabaya has.
Time to take some photographic shots in the main square where the monument to San Martín is located
Then we will go to the stone forest of Pacunasa or better known as the Gothic City.
This stone forest is located in the area known as Pacunasa which is at 4,815 meters above sea level, it is formed by sandstone rock that over the years and natural erosion has made the rocks have capricious shapes which there are many stories and legends , a huge city made of stone that we will also have a better view to take some pictures.
A walk of approximately 2 hours is made in the stone forest, after that we will have lunch
Upon returning we have the option of making a stop at the enchanted lagoon or the thermal baths for a relaxing bath, in order to finish the tour we return to Macusani at approximately 4 or 5 in the afternoon
Then as a final point we return to the City of Puno at hours from 9 to 10 at night and thus concludes the entire tour that took place in the Stone Forest of Pacunasa - Gothic City.
Shared tourist transport from Puno to the stone forest of the gothic city of Pacunasa.
Professional guide or local guide Spanish / English
Visit to the local museum Kallahuaya
Entrance tickets to the museum, Box lunch
Hike through the stone forest
Tips for the guide
Extras not mentioned.
Cultural visits (included)
The tour is provided in shared service
capacity up to 13 passengers
Suitable for ages 12 and up
Good physical condition and acclimatization to the altitude are required.