Hotels in Cajamarca, Peru

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Cajamarca, Peru
11 Aug — 12 Aug2
Cajamarca, Peru
Thu 11-8
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Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:March
Average price in Cajamarca:S$ 50/night
Cheapest price found:S$ 10/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Thursday
S$ 20 - S$ 116
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
S$ 26 - S$ 29
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Where to stay in Cajamarca

About Cajamarca

Nestled in the Peruvian Andes, Cajamarca is a picturesque mountain town dotted with Baroque colonial architecture, art museums and historic landmarks. Its city center boasts bustling markets and ornate cathedrals, while the surrounding region reveals archaeological sites, thermal hot springs and a 3,000-year-old canal system.

Things to do in Cajamarca

Wander the charming cobbled streets to admire Cajamarca’s 300-year-old architecture and locals adorned in colorful traditional dress, then browse stalls selling handicrafts and regional specialties, such as cuy frito (fried guinea pig). Explore the sprawling Plaza de Armas, the city’s historic main square, and admire the Cajamarca Cathedral with its gilded altar.

Explore the region’s rich history at Cumbe Mayo, a complex series of irrigation canals built by the ancient Incas over 3,000 years ago. Pre-dating any other known canal system in the world, it offers insight into one of the oldest constructions in South America with its intricate petroglyphs and rock formations.

Hike from Cajamarca’s city center to Cerro Santa Apolonia. Cool off with ice cream from one of the handcarts on the way to the famous Inca Chair, where renowned chiefs would often sit and survey their kingdom. Sit back and take in the views of the mountainous landscape and cityscapes below.

Need a break from sightseeing? Soak your weary muscles in the mineral-enriched pools of Banos del Inca. on the way, you can explore the archaeological site of Ventanillas de Otuzco, a funeral complex dating back to 1130 BC.

Getting around Cajamarca

Fly into Armando Revoredo Iglesias Airport in Lima or make the 16-hour bus journey. When in Cajamarca, most of the major sites can be seen on foot, while micro buses, mototaxis and taxis are also available.

Facts about staying in Cajamarca

  • What are the best hotels in Cajamarca?

    Hotel Los Gadiolos, rated with a score of 8.3 from 255 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Cajamarca. Other top stays include Shinawasim, with an average rating of 9.2 from 32 reviewers, and Hotel Casablanca, with a score of 7.6 from 165 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Cajamarca Plaza de Armas?

    Hotel Los Gadiolos is a popular hotel near Cajamarca Plaza de Armas that is highly recommended, with a score of 8.3 across 255 reviews.