Museum of Leymebamba and Revash Mausoleums, Chachapoyas | Dos Manos


Museum of Leymebamba and Revash Mausoleums

Description

Museum of Leymebamba and Revash Mausoleums

The Leymebamba Museum is an archaeological museum located in the Amazon. The museum is mainly dedicated to the Chachapoyas culture and was inaugurated in June 2000. In 5 rooms, the Leymebamba Museum exhibits the local archaeology finds, ethnographical history and features informative activities about the ancient civilisation of Chachapoyas.

The Revash mausoleums, which was built in the 14th century, are tombs that belong to the Chachapoyas culture. Archaeologists know almost nothing about these mausoleums, except that the buried were persons of great importance for the local community.


Itinerary

In the morning, we will visit the Leymebamba Museum which is the center of most important interpretation of Chachapoyas culture. In this museum, we can find 219 mummies in perfect state and more than 2500 artifacts such as ceramics, textiles, carvings in wood and quipus (Inca counting object). After visiting the museum, we will see the Revash Mausoleums where we will stay for about one hour. Later we return to the city of Chachapoyas.

Photos

Museum of Leymebamba and Revash Mausoleums
Museum of Leymebamba and Revash Mausoleums
Museum of Leymebamba and Revash Mausoleums

Practical Information

Leaving: daily
Transport: Tourist bus
Price: Contact us
Others: Please note that all itineraries are subject to change

Bring With You
  • Day Pack
  • Good Shoes
  • Rain Jacket or a Poncho
  • Hat to protect you from the sun
  • Sun Block
  • Water and Snacks
  • Camera
Included
  • Lunch
  • Transport
  • Professional guide (Spanish/English/French)
  • Entrance tickets to all visited sites
Not Included
  • Tip for your guide
  • Other meals than the mentioned above


Alternative Tours
You might also want to read
Videos
The Mysterious Nazca Lines
The Mysterious Nazca Lines
The Nazca people left behind one of the most astonishing legacies of the old cultures of Peru - the Nazca Lines. An elevated plateau...
Potosi Silver Mines
Potosi Silver Mines
Potosí is a city in southern central Bolivia, located at the foot of the mountain Cerro Rico. This mountain bears big amounts of...
Lake Titicaca 2D / 1N
Lake Titicaca 2D / 1N
Lake Titicaca is undeniably an impressive sight.. At 3820m (12,530ft), it is the highest navigable lake in the world. At over 170km...
Manu Reserved Zone 7D / 6N
Manu Reserved Zone 7D / 6N
Manu National Park, located in southeastern Peru, is one of the largest parks in South America. The area of the park encompasses parts...