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Sarcofagos de Karajia

Luya, Chachapoyas, Peru
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Full-Day Karajia Sarcophagi and Caverns of Quiocta Tour from Chachapoyas
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

The trip is in your own. There are no roads that are adequate for tourists at this time. The ruins are breathtaking. The way back is very physically demanding. There are horses to rent if you want, I will recommend you to do that. Enjoy...More

1  Thank Ernesto K
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We visited as part of a full day tour from Chachapoyas which included the Quiocta Caves. Whilst it's not a trip I'd recommend due to the many bone-rattling hours spent on the tour bus the visit to see the sarcophagi is well worthwhile. Personally I'd...More

1  Thank Gerry-Kerkhof
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The drive to Karajia is quite stunning and almost alone justified the cost of a tour. When we arrived in town we contracted with a local to guide our visit to the site for 20 soles ($6). It involved a steady downhill walk of about...More

1  Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This was a long hard trip by road and walking need good boots and lots of energy but well worth the effort..

Thank Gilly I
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The hike to see the sarcofagy is quite easy and very rewarding. The sarcofagy are stunning and the narrow valley the overlook quite beautiful.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

About a 20-30 min trek to see "the guys" (return trip about the same); had just rained so part of trail muddy but wonderful just the same. can rent rubber boots and walking sticks if needed (we did not but a stick might have been...More

Thank JanetHouston
Reviewed 27 April 2017

A short 20 minute walk down from the town of Luya sitting on a cliff ledge you will find a group of pre-hispanic sarcophagi, with many more examples and styles spread throughout the region. The peoples who inhabited this area prior to the Inca conquest...More

Thank gary g
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Biscuits and gravy was this a trip! A crazy, bone-rattling, eye-popping drive through over some rugged roads and little villes brings you to this remote canyon site on the edge of Cruzpata! I looked down the roadway (ain't no cars going down that)/trail and thought...More

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is well off the beaten track and its approx 1.30 hours from chachapoyas most of which is on gravel roads with lots of twists and turns and all the potholes this included! Once you reach the site it is approx 3km trek To reach...More

1  Thank Explorergte
Reviewed 1 November 2016

What an interesting grouping of sarcophaguses, 4 groups although there some were damaged in the last earthquake. (there were originally 7 in the picture above). Its an easy downhill jaunt to view them, coming back to your transportation can be strenuous.

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