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Leymebamba Leymebamba

Leymebamba is best known for its museum, which houses the mummies found on Lake Laguna de los Condores.
In the area there are other archaeological remains and burial sites of the Chachapoyas culture, e.g. La Congona, Molinete, Cataneo, La Petaca.


Geographical locationLeymebamba

92 km south of Chachapoyas.

Population

About 3600.

Altitude

From 1935 to 2203 m.

Average temperature

January: 16,9 °C, February: 16,6 °C, March: 16,6 °C, April: 16,7 °C, May: 16,3 °C, June: 15,5 °C, July: 15,5 °C, August: 15,6 °C, September: 16,2 °C, October: 16,9 °C, November: 17,0 °C, December: 17,1 °C.


Average high and low temperature

January: 22,7 °C / 11,1 °C, February: 22,3 °C / 11,0 °C, March: 22,1 °C / 11,1 °C, April: 22,5 °C / 10,9 °C, May: 22,8 °C / 9,9 °C, June: 22,5 °C / 8,6 °C, July: 22,6 °C / 8,5 °C, August: 22,7 °C / 8,5 °C, September: 22,8 °C / 9,7 °C, October: 23,1 °C / 10,7 °C, November: 23,5 °C / 10,5 °C, December: 23,6 °C / 10,6 °C.

Average rainfall

January: 80 mm, February: 92 mm, March: 125 mm, April: 92 mm, May: 40 mm, June: 23 mm, July: 24 mm, August: 21 mm, September: 50 mm, October: 96 mm, November: 83 mm, December: 80 mm.

Source of statistical data: www.climate-data.org



Travel programs:
Roundtrip Northern Peru    PTW-PER006

Northern Peru

13 days / 12 nights

Round trip: Lima, Chiclayo, Chachapoyas, Karajía, Kuelap, Leymebamba, Gocta, Tarapoto, Lamas, Lago Lindo, Laguna Azul, Tarapoto, Lima.

     
Gocta   PTW-CHK007

Chachapoyas – history and nature

6 days / 5 nights

From Chiclayo on the coast to the mountains where the Chachapoyas people once lived, to get to know witnesses of their culture and architecture and to marvel at the third largest waterfall in the world. Drive through the mountain jungle to Tarapoto.

Laguna de los Condores   PTW-CHK004

Expedition Laguna de los Cóndores

8 days / 7 nights

219 mummies were discovered at the inaccessible lake «Laguna de los Cóndores». Strenuous tour following a secondary Inca trail to a beautiful crystal clear mountain lake. The mausoleum on a rock face high above the lake. 

     
Karajia   PTW-CHK005

Archaeological tour in the Utcubamba valley

5 days / 4 nights

From Cajamarca via Celendin to Leymebamba with the «Museo Centro Malqui» that houses the mummies from lake «Laguna de los Cóndores», Choctamal, the Kuelap Fortress, Chachpoyas, Karajia, Chiclayo.

     
   










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