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Laguna de los Cóndores

Laguna de los CóndoresA burial site with over 200 mummies of the Chachapoyas culture was discovered on a steep slope at the lake «Laguna de los Cóndores» or «Laguna de las Momias». These mummies are now in the museum in Leymebamba.

Geographical location

93 km south of Chachapoyas.


Altitude

2600 m.

See «Laguna de los Condores»Climate of the nearby city of Leymebamba:

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:

     
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.

     
     










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