With the presence of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Eduardo Ferreyros, this Thursday inaugurated the System of Telecabinas de Kuélap, a work that will boost tourism in the Amazon region.
Minister Ferreyros said that this work will allow tourists to have a means of transport that will facilitate the visit to the Fortress of Kuélap, one of the most important archaeological sites in the country. This is the first gondola system in Peru. Approximately S / 71 million was invested in its construction.
“The Kuélap gondola system will boost the tourism development of Amazonas, will foster the creation and improvement of tourism and other tourism-related enterprises that contribute to the social and economic development of the region. In addition, it will support the diversification of the national tourist supply, “Ferreyros said.
In 2016 they visited a total of 56,010 Kuelap Fortress, an increase of 54% compared to the previous year. Thus, the arrival of 45 397 national tourists and 10 613 foreign visitors.