Karajia Sarcophagi + Quiocta Cavern Full Day Tour

Amazonas

About this tour

  • Start: Pick up from the door of your hotel in the city of Chachapoyas at 8:30 in the morning.
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes (Full Day).
  • Type of transport: Modern tourist transportation throughout the tour.
  • Tickets (included): All tickets included in the tour.
  • Tour guide: Professional guide in Spanish or English.
  • Feeding. Tourist lunch in Lamud city.
  • Tourist attractions to visit The sarcophagi of Karajia and the cave of Quiocta.
  • Payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, PayPal.
  • Immediate confirmation.

Description

  • Explore the Karajía sarcophagi and the Quiocta caverns in the Amazon region. The tour offers to learn about the history and importance of the Chachapoyas culture (800 A.D. – 1570 A.D.), in the northern jungle of Peru. The tour offers all the safety equipment necessary for the adventure: pick-up from the visitor’s hotel, tourist transportation, professional guide, entrance fees and tourist lunch. The Karajía sarcophagi are one of the most famous works of the Chachapoyas culture, who also built Kuelap. The tour also allows you to visit the Quiocta caverns (545 meters deep), where there are human bones from the Chachapoyas, as well as stone figures and even ancient stalactites and stalagmites. Everything included in the tour!

This is the experience

  • Departure from the city of Chachapoyas at 8:30 in the morning towards the city of Lámud. We head to the parking lot of the Quiocta cavern, a five-minute walk to begin our visit to the Quiocta cavern of approximately one and a half hours. then return to the city of Lamud for lunch. After lunch we will continue our trip by vehicle for approximately one hour to the community of Cruz Pata. We begin our 40-minute walk down, visit the group of Sarcophagi then return to our vehicle. We will drop you off at your hotel around 6 pm and the end of the tour.

Itinerary

  • Learn about the mystery of the Chachapoyas culture with a visit to the Karajía sarcophagi and the Quiocta cavern.
  • The tour begins with the pick-up of the visitor from the door of their hotel in the city of Chachapoyas (pick-up is at 8:30 in the morning).
  • Then, aboard a modern tourist transport, we will travel for 1 hour to the city of Lamud, capital of the province of Luya in Amazonas.
  • In Lamud we begin a ten-minute walk until we arrive at the Quiocta caverns. This cavern has a depth of 545 meters and is considered among the five best caverns in Peru.
  • In Quiocta we will appreciate bone remains from the Chachapoyas culture. With case protectors, we will enter the darkness to appreciate its stream, rock paintings, cemetery and geological forms.
  • After leaving the cave we will take the short route back to the city of Lamud where we will enjoy a tourist lunch with local ingredients.
  • After lunch we will board the tourist transportation for a one-hour trip to the community of Cruzpata. In this community we will get ready to make the walk to the Karajia sarcophagi.
  • The walk is 40 minutes downhill through sections surrounded by beautiful landscapes typical of the high jungle of the Amazon region. From the best viewpoint we can appreciate the famous sarcophagi, whose construction is 2.5 meters high with human shapes.
  • These sarcophagi belonged to the Chachapoyas who buried their royal dead in this way. Its location next to a ravine that is difficult to access is striking. The dead were buried there along with their most precious belongings.
  • After visiting the Karajía sarcophagi, we will begin our return journey to the tourist transport heading to the city of Chachapoyas.
  • The tour ends with the visitor returning to the door of their hotel at approximately 6 pm.

Includes

  • Pick up from the door of the hotel in the city of Chachapoyas at 8.30 in the morning.
  • Modern tourist transport.
  • Professional tour guide service.
  • All tickets included.
  • Tourist lunch in the city of Lamud.
  • Return of the tourist to the door of their hotel in the city of Chachapoyas.
  • Tour cancellation option.
  • Tour date change option.
  • Breakfast.
  • Souvenirs.

What to bring?

  • Trekking shoes, polo shirt, windproof jacket.
  • Cap or hat.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Raincoat.
  • Passport or identity document.
  • Snacks, rehydration for rest on a walk.
  • Identity document or passport.
  • Cash.

Where does the tour start and end?

  • The Karajía Sarcophagi + Quiocta Cavern Full Day Tour begins with the pick-up of the visitor from the door of their hotel in the city of Chachapoyas (at 8.30 in the morning).
  • The tour ends with the return to the door of the tourist’s hotel in the city of Chachapoyas at 6 in the afternoon.

How to prevent altitude sickness?

  • The tour takes place in the high jungle of Cusco. The city of Chachapoyas, for example, is located at 2,483 meters above sea level. At such an altitude it is not common to suffer from the symptoms of altitude sickness (soroche or mountain sickness).

Group or private services

  • Do you want to take the Karajía Sarcophagi + Quiocta Cavern Full Day Tour in private service? Contact info@machupicchuterra.com or (+51) 982 108 083.

Frequent questions

What are the Karajía sarcophagi?

The Karajía sarcophagi are one of the most famous buildings of the Chachapoyas culture. From the best viewpoint we can appreciate the famous sarcophagi, whose construction is 2.5 meters high with human shapes. These sarcophagi belonged to the Chachapoyas who buried their royal dead in this way. Its location next to a ravine that is difficult to access is striking. The dead were buried there along with their most precious belongings.

Why visit the Quiocta cavern?

The Quiocta cavern is one of the most famous natural formations in the Amazon region in the northern jungle of Peru. This cavern has a depth of 545 meters and is considered among the five best caverns in Peru. In Quiocta we will appreciate bone remains from the Chachapoyas culture. With case protectors, we will enter the darkness to appreciate its stream, rock paintings, cemetery and geological forms.

How far are the Karajía sarcophagi from Chachapoyas?

The Karajía sarcophagi are located 51 kilometers by road northeast of the city of Chachapoyas.

Can I cancel the Karajía Sarcophagi + Quiocta Cavern Full Day Tour?

Yes, you can cancel this tour by requesting it by email to info@machupicchuterra.com. The request is sent with 5 days as the latest deadline. The cancellation penalty is 25% of the tour value (refund of 75% of the total tour value).

Is it allowed to modify the visit date of the Karajía Sarcophagi + Quiocta Cavern Full Day Tour?

Yes, you can change the date or the name of the visitors who will take the tour by requesting it by email to info@machupicchuterra.com. The request is sent with 5 days as the latest deadline. The penalty for modification is 10% of the tour value.

How can I make payment for the Karajía Sarcophagi + Quiocta Cavern Full Day Tour?

Payment for the tour is made through the Machupicchu Terra website. The payment methods are: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club or PayPal.

What to bring to the Karajía Sarcophagi + Quiocta Cavern Full Day Tour?

It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing with a windproof jacket and hat. The backpack should also contain another change of clothes, snacks, rehydrating drinks, sunscreen, mosquito repellent and more.

Is the Karajía Sarcophagi + Quiocta Cavern Full Day Tour safe?

Yes, the tour complies with all safety protocols. It is recommended to follow all the advice of the tour guide, a professional with knowledge of the place as well as first aid.



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