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Sarcofagos de Karajia

Luya, Chachapoyas, Peru
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  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“the cliff” (6 reviews)
“day trip” (4 reviews)
“rubber boots” (3 reviews)
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Luya, Chachapoyas, Peru
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"the cliff"
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"day trip"
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"rubber boots"
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"well worth the effort"
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"roads"
in 8 reviews
"caves"
in 8 reviews
"valley"
in 6 reviews
"village"
in 8 reviews
"burial"
in 4 reviews
"culture"
in 8 reviews
"site"
in 14 reviews
"hike"
in 12 reviews
"examples"
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"figures"
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"adventure"
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"bone"
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"ledge"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were dreaming to get to this incredible place for months, reading and imagining. And it didn't disappoint! Enchanting spiritual place.

Thank Lolita M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not too many people ever heard of this place, pity - it's definitely worth seeing, but from the other side maybe it's good, to keep its mystery. For me the most unusual place I have seen on my trip

Thank Jolka27
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

This is a great little day trip to take out of Chachapoyas. Not many tourist and a nice experience. Please be mindful, bring a poncho, waterproof shoes, water and your best physical effort. The hike back up can be arduous. Note, you can get a...More

1  Thank CSTMaryland
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Reviewed September 27, 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

2  Thank Ernesto K
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Reviewed July 23, 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

3  Thank Gerry-Kerkhof
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Reviewed July 13, 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

3  Thank Ryan W
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Reviewed June 18, 2017

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

1  Thank Gilly I
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Reviewed May 17, 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.

1  Thank Laura M
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Reviewed May 16, 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

1  Thank JanetHouston
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Reviewed April 27, 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

1  Thank gary g
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