Private Tour to Kuelap Including Teleferic and Leymebamba Museum

Private Tour to Kuelap Including Teleferic and Leymebamba Museum

During the morning you will be transferred to the imposing fortress of Kuelap, the main archaeological site of the region built by the Chachapoyas culture around the year 500a.d. It has 505 enclosures in its interior distributed in diverse levels; its imposing walls are 600 meters long and its interior architecture shows its function as a formerly inhabited space. The fortress is located at 3000masl and to reach it, you will be transported in a modern cable car that will take you to the complex in just 20 minutes. Afterwards, you will be transferred to Leymebamba to visit the Leymebamba Museum which houses more than 200 mummies recovered from the Condor Lagoon, which can be appreciated along with their funeral offerings. The design of the building recreates the local architecture, using local materials. The beautiful garden surrounding the museum contains more than 100 varieties of orchids. After this visit you will return to Chachapoyas.

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Stop At: Kuelap Fortress, Carretera a Kuelap, Chachapoyas Peru

At the top of a mountain, skimming the clouds, we find Kuélap. It is an imposing walled settlement located near the towns of María and Tingo. Built by the Chachapoyas culture in the 6th century AD, it is protected by a wall of up to 20 meters that dazzles visitors from afar.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Museo de Leimebamba, Av. Austria s/n, San Miguel, Leymebamba Peru

The Leymebamba Museum, inaugurated in June 2000, houses more than 200 mummies and their funeral offerings, recovered in 1997 from the Laguna de Los Cóndores through the emergency archaeological project directed by the Mallqui Center.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"It is important to inform us the name of the hotel where you are staying in order to coordinate your activity."
"Rates do not apply for Peruvians or foreign passengers whose stay exceeded 60 days in Peru because sales taxes are not included in the above total and, if applicable, will be collected by the local operator."
"Children must be accompanied by an adult."
"Travel accessories: sunglasses and retainer strap, sun block and lip balm, toiletry kit, small washcloth, personal first-aid kit."
"It is recommended to bring local currency (peruvian Sol), for drinks, snacks, tips, souvenirs and for horseback riding service, if you require it."
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"

Hora de Inicio: 8:00 AM
Duración: 10 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
- Pick-up from hotels located in Chachapoya downtown.
- This activity does not include the pick up from private residences (Airbnb) or Gocta lodge. If you stay in them, please contact us days prior the start of the tour, in order to coordinate a meeting point for the pick-up.

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Pickup and drop-off.
  • Professional bilingual tour guide (English and Spanish).
  • Admission to Kuelap and Leymebamba Museum.
  • Cable car roundtrip ride.
  • Entry/Admission - Kuelap Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Museo de Leimebamba

No Incluye

  • Gratuities.
  • Photos.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Lunch.


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