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Karajia Cliff Tombs Remains of the Mysterious Chachapoya

Karajia Cliff Tombs Remains of the Mysterious Chachapoya


Not much is known about the Chachapoya culture, but the discovery of cliff tombs like

The ancient Chachapoya people (Cloud Warriors) in the North-West of Peru used to bury their dead in elaborate rock tombs. They are often located on steep, ...

Looking back for a last view of the Chachapoya sarcophagi in the Karajia cliff tombs.

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Karajia cliff tombs: the less important people of the Chachapoya were entombed in a depression

The remains of a broken sarcophagus on a ledge down and to the right of the

Chachapoya sarcophaguses

The body-shaped sarcophagi of Karajía contained the remains of high-ranking Chachapoya ancestors. The inhabitants of Chachapoyas today may in part descend ...


Sarcophagi, Karajia Tombs

Thankful for the zoom on our cameras, a clear view of the six remaining sarcophagi

FD Karajia Sarcophagi and Quiocta Caverns. Chachapoyas

The sarcophagi at Karajía, near Chachapoyas in northern Peru, stand high on a cliff, inaccessible to all but birds. The whole mountainside used to contain ...

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Karajía sarcophagi

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Mausoleum of Revash, Chachapoyas, Peru

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So called Karajía Sarcophagi were placed in almost impossible to reach places - high on the mountain wall. Photo Flickr.


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Dare to explore the Chachapoyas Chulpas “Tombs” embedded in high steep cliffs


... really nice. You can trade it at less than 110 soles. Remember to take anti mosquito product and good shoes (there may be mud and rain).


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At the archaeological site of Karajia sit the funeral tombs of the “ancient wise men."

Karajia Cliff Tombs Remains Of The Mysterious Chachapoya Dare2go

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Five Sarcophagi of Karajia, ancient Chachapoya tombs, tucked into the walls of the cliff

The secret was hidden in the beautiful mountain vistas surrounding Chachapoyas that were overlain onto productive soils, subjected to excellent moderate ...

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An ancient bas-relief of the warriors of Mochica in the tomb of Huaca de

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Our first view of the Sarcophagi of Karajia perched high up on the cliff face.


Finish off with the Laymembamba Museum housing numerous mummies and artifacts. We continue to Cajamarca where the Inca Atahualpa met with Spaniards.

... relatively unexplored Amazon region going deep into the mountains and cloud forests where the best kept treasures of the Chachapoyas culture await you.

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... believe that one of the sarcophagi of Karajia is the mummy of the highest Chief of Kuelap. Dinner in the gardens finishes off an epic day in Amazonas.

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The path down to see the Karajia cliff tombs was rocky, rough and very muddy

He Saw Giant Men On The Side Of The Cliff...When He Moved Closer? EVEN CRAZIER!!

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