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Here you can see tombs in cliff mausoleums filled with bones and funeral wrappings blowing out in the wind. You will also get to see Kuelap, the largest and most mysterious building of the Americas, and a newly discovered ruins our team just found near there. This tour starts and ends in Chachapoyas.

Day 1 Chachapoyas-Kuelap-Choctamal
We will go up to the fortress of Kuelap that was re-discovery in 1843 by Juan Crisostomo Nieto, and is precariously perched on a mountain ridge (about 3000m) overlooking the Utcubamba Valley. Kuelap has over four hundred buildings inside 3 levels of walls, it is roughly 20 m hight, 600 meters in length and 110 meters in width and is known as the largest stone structure in the Americas. Orchids and bromeliads cover the walls and trees inside this fortress. Inside there are remains of many small round houses, some of them with a zigzag or diamond pattern in their terraces. Archaeological evidence shows that the structure was started before 800 AD. Night in Choctamal MS Lodge with excellent panoramic views of fortress Kuelap and variety of hummingbirds that visit the lodge. (B, L, D)

Day 2 Choctamal – Revash – Leymebamba Museum
We will continue traveling south from Tingo intersection to Leymebamba (two hours from Choctamal), on the way to Leymebamba we will visit Revash Mausoleums (two hours hike). Revash Mausoleums are small rectangular miniature houses located under the shelter of the rock. (also called Chullpas). After visint Revash we continue with our trip to the museum of Leymebamba that houses the 219 mummies that were discovered in 1997 by a group of local farmers. These mummies were located 10 hours horseback on a cliff under a waterfall by the Lake of the Condors. Research is being conducted in this museum under the supervision of Dra. Sonia Guillen. After visiting the KentiKafe and observe a variety of hummingbirds. Night in Leymebamba. (B, L, D)

tajopampa-head-hunter

Day 3 Leymebamba – Tajopampa – La Petaca - Diablo Huasi - Leymebamba
Private transportation to Tajopampa (1 hours) where our horses will be waiting for us for a two hour exploration to the Petaca Tombs, (some of them still contain mummified human remains) and he famous Diablo Huasi (devil house) located on a steep cliff with its variety of mausoleums with skeletons, mummies and burial cloth hanging from the tombs. Horseback to Leymebamba to spend the night. Night in Leymebamba. (B, L, D)

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Day 4 Cataneo-Molinete-La Congona-Chachapoyas
From Leymebamba we go up to walk along the path to Cataneo, Molinete and la Congona, with their special patterns of the Chachapoyans. Transfer to Chachapoyas. (B, BL)

river you follow to the narrow canon

RATES:
4 paxes or more USD p.p

THE TOUR INCLUDES:
All entrance fees
Meals where noted in the program
All transportation specified in the program
Transfer between cities (public bus)
Hotels specified in the program
Bilingual guide
Horses to Tajopampa
Bus Tickets

NOT INCLUDED:
Alcoholic beverages
Airport taxes
Internal flights (we can provide upon request)
Gratuities

Contact us:
kuelap@msn.com

 

   


 

 
Updated 1, 2013