Interested in seeing unique tombs from the pre-Incan culture of the Chachapoya people? If so, this day trip from the city of Chachapoyas is for you! Located approximately 60 km to the south of Chachapoyas, the Revash Mausoleo de los Chachapoyas is a set of peculiar funeral buildings that resemble small houses and form a miniature “village.” This type of burial site is remarkably unique and provides a rare insight into the ceremonies and beliefs of this pre-Incan culture. In addition to the mausoleums of Revash, you will see the museum of Leymebamba which contains more than 2000 historic artifacts from northern Peru and other parts of the region. The collection contains and 219 mummies in perfect condition from the Laguna de los Condores making this museum one of the most unique in all of South America. There are also 219 mummies taken in perfect condition from the Laguna de los Condores. If you have an interest in the practices of past cultures, the history of mankind, and religious beliefs of different societies, this day trip is perfect for you!
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Amazon Expedition Tour Agency, Chachapoyas|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 7:45 AM for a prompt departure at 8:00 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Between 6:00 PM and 6:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket, sunglasses, and sunscreen.|
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