MAUSOLEUMS OF REVASH and LEYMEBAMBA MUSEUM.
The mausoleums of Revash are a necropolis belonging to the Chachapoyas Culture They were collective graves that occupy natural caves or excavated in the rocky wall of an imposing ravine.
Painted in red and cream, some have gable roofs, without being necessary, because in the event of rain the hill served as protection. Some others have two levels and have T-shaped, cross or square windows. Part of the rocks are painted in red with circles, flames and other magical symbols.
The Leimebamba Museum is an archaeological museum located in the Leymebamba district. This museum is mainly dedicated to the Chachapoyas culture and was inaugurated in June 2000. The Leimebamba Museum has 5 rooms: 3 archeology rooms, one for ethnography and one for contemporary activities. The museum’s collection has 219 mummies, most were found in the Laguna de Los Cóndores.
Full day: Revash and museum of Leymebamba.
08:00 hours.-At the time indicated we will leave with direction to the town of San Bartolo from there hike of 45 minutes to the mausoleums of Revash, set of mausoleums of one and two floors with gable roof and decorated with Chachapoyas iconography and paintings representing Figures of zoomorphic, anthropomorphic and geometric, guided tour, transfer to Leymebamba, lunch, visit the Museum of Leymebamba, where more than 219 mummies are exhibited Chachapoya in perfect condition, in addition to beautiful looms, ceramics, weapons of War, musical instruments and an interesting collection of Quipus, return.
19:00 hours.-Arrival in Chachapoyas. End of services.
Includes: Tours to the mausoleums of Revash and Museum of Leymebamba/Tickets of revenue to the tourist attractions/01 lunches/tour guide English.