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 in the morning).
  • Duration: 10 hours (Full Day).
  • Bookings Reservations from 2 visitors.
  • Type of transport: Comfortable and safe tourist transportation.
  • Tickets (included): All entrance tickets included in the tour.
  • Tour guide: Professional guide in Spanish or English.
  • Feeding. Tourist lunch in Leymebamba.
  • Tourist attractions to visit Leymebamba Museum and Revash Mausoleum.
  • Payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, PayPal.
  • Immediate confirmation.

Description

  • Learn about the history and mysteries of the Chachapoyas culture (800 A.D. – 1570 A.D.), in the northern jungle of Peru. The tour to the Leymebamba museum and the Revash mausoleum allows you to see more than 210 mummies belonging to this civilization. In addition, we will be able to see the Revash mausoleum, a necropolis or tombs made in natural caverns similar to the homes of the Chachapoyas. The tour includes everything necessary for the trip: pick-up from the tourist’s hotel, complete tourist transportation, professional guide, entrance fees and tourist lunch. The service is available every day of the year. Reservations are made from 2 people. Learn about the magical history of the Chachapoyas in the Amazon region!

This is the experience

  • The tour begins with departure from the city of Chachapoyas at 8 am. Then we will travel to the parking lot of the Revash mausoleums where we will begin our walk and/or horseback ride for approximately one to two hours to reach these mausoleums which date back to the 13th century AD. After our visit to the mausoleums we go by car for another hour to get to the Leymebamba museum, where we will have lunch. We will visit the most important interpretation center of the Chachapoyas culture, in this museum we will be able to see more than 219 mummies in perfect condition and more than 2,500 artifacts including ceramics, textiles, wood carvings, quipus (Inca accounting system), among others. The tour ends with the return to the door of your hotel at approximately 6 p.m.

Itinerary

  • Learn about the mysterious history of the Chachapoyas, a civilization that inhabited the northern jungle of Peru between the years 800 AD. – 1570 AD
  • The tour begins with the pick-up of the visitor from the door of their hotel in the city of Chachapoyas (2,483 meters above sea level). Pick up is at approximately 8 in the morning. It is recommended that visitors be ready at the time of pick-up.
  • The trip will be almost 3 hours to the town of San Bartolo. There, we will stop to get ready for the walk. We can also provide ourselves with snacks and rehydration for the adventure.
  • The walk will be in the company of a professional tour guide. The route takes between 1 to 2 hours depending on the physical condition of the visitor. The route will be along beautiful roads surrounded by green mountain landscapes.
  • In the end we will arrive at a viewpoint close to the Revash mausoleum (at a distance of between 4 to 5 meters). As their name indicates, these mausoleums were made by the Chachapoyas as replicas of their homes for the rest of their main inhabitants.
  • The Revash mausoleum stands out for its figures of houses painted in red and cream near imposing cliffs. They were made in the same rock belonging to a natural cavern.
  • After visiting Revash we will leave on our way back. The section is easier as it is mainly downhill. Once on board the tourist transport, we will travel 38 kilometers to the town of Leymebamba to visit one of the most important museums in Peru.
  • In the town of Leymebamba we will have time to have lunch at a local tourist restaurant. Then we will visit the museum.
  • The Leymebamba museum is a large interpretation center that exhibits objects from the Chachapoyas culture. It highlights its 219 mummies in excellent condition. In addition, the museum has 2,500 objects including ceramics, textiles, wooden objects, stone and more. The museum includes the largest collection of quipus (Inca rope system) in the world.
  • After visiting the Leymebamba museum, we will board the tourist transportation to make the return trip to Chachapoyas. The tour ends with the visitor returning to the door of their hotel at approximately 6 p.m.

Includes

  • Pick up from the door of the hotel in the city of Chachapoyas at 8.30 in the morning.
  • Tourist transportation by minivan.
  • Professional tour guide service.
  • Entrance to the Revash mausoleum and the Leymebamba museum.
  • Tourist lunch in the town of Leymebamba.
  • Return to the door of your hotel in the city of Chachapoyas.
  • Tour cancellation option.
  • Tour date change option.
  • Breakfast.
  • Horse transfer.
  • Souvenirs.

What to bring?

  • Comfortable clothing for temperate weather (sneakers, polo shirt, windproof jacket).
  • Hat for sun protection.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Raincoat.
  • Passport or identity document.
  • Photo camera.
  • Snacks and rehydrating drinks.
  • Identity document or passport.
  • Suitable backpack.
  • Cash.

Where does the tour start and end?

  • The ‘Leymebamba Museum and Revash Mausoleum’ tour begins with the visitor being picked up at the door of their hotel in the city of Chachapoyas at approximately 8 in the morning.
  • At the same time, the tour ends with the return transfer to the door of the tourist’s hotel in the city of Chachapoyas at approximately 6 in the afternoon.

How to prevent altitude sickness?

  • Chachapoyas is a city in the high jungle of Peru that is 2,483 meters above sea level. The evils of mountain sickness occur above 2,400 meters above sea level. Therefore, during the tour there are few symptoms of altitude sickness. However, it is recommended to avoid fatty foods and abundant alcoholic beverages.

Group or private services

  • Do you want to take the Leymebamba Museum and Revash Mausoleum Tour in private service? Contact info@machupicchuterra.com or (+51) 982 108 083.

Frequent questions

What is Revash?

Revash are mausoleums belonging to the Chachapoyas culture located in the district of Santo Tomás, in the province of Luya, Amazonas region.. Its function was as a necropolis in the form of replicas of its homes for the rest of its main inhabitants. The Revash mausoleum stands out for its figures of houses painted in red and cream near imposing cliffs. They were made in the same rock belonging to a natural cavern.

Why visit the Leymebamba museum?

The Leymebamba museum is a large interpretation center that exhibits objects from the Chachapoyas culture. It highlights its 219 mummies in excellent condition. In addition, the museum has 2,500 objects including ceramics, textiles, wooden objects, stone and more. The museum includes the largest collection of quipus (Inca rope system) in the world.

How much does the entrance to the Leymebamba museum cost? Is it included in the tour?

The entrance ticket to the Leymebamba museum costs 15 soles for adults, 8 soles for university students and seniors, as well as 3 soles for children. Visiting hours are Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 4.30 pm. Tickets are already included in the tour.

Can I cancel the Leymebamba Museum and Revash Mausoleum tour?

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

Can I change the date of the Leymebamba Museum and Revash Mausoleum tour?

Yes, you can change the date or the names of the people 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 do I pay for the Leymebamba Museum and Revash Mausoleum Tour?

Payment for the tour is online with the payment form on the website. Shipping is 100% of the tour value. Payment methods are: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club or PayPal.

How far is Chachapoyas from the Leymebamba museum?

The city of Chachapoyas (capital of the department of Amazonas) is located 123 kilometers from the Leymebamba museum. The trip by land vehicle takes approximately 3 hours.

How long does the walk to Revash Mausoleum take?

The walk from the town of San Bartolo to the Revash mausoleum takes 1 hour 30 minutes on average. The route is uphill but the return is descending. In the end the tourist will be a few meters from these mysterious structures of the Chachapoyas culture.



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