Amazonas region

Raymi Llaqta: La fiesta del pueblo

Raymi Llaqta : La fiesta del pueblo The people of Chachapoyas lived (and still live) in the Amazonas region of northern Peru. This pre-Inca civilization remains little known despite its incredible builders (as demonstrated by the citadel of Kuelap, the “Machu Picchu of the North”) and its formidable fighters. They were the most resistant against the Raymi Llaqta: La fiesta del pueblo

Travelstory #6 : Gocta Waterfall

Travelstory #6: Gocta Waterfall After our stay in the Estancia and Leymebamba, we are back in Chachapoyas. Today we will see the famous Gocta Waterfalls. This is one of the most important sites and I was waiting to discover Gocta with impatience, after seeing many photos of this emblematic area in northern Peru. I wanted to admire it Travelstory #6 : Gocta Waterfall

48 hours in Chachapoyas

48 hours in Chachapoyas Today I propose you to visit Chachapoyas in just 2 days and see the main attractions of the Amazonas region in Northern Peru. The blog section of Phima Voyages is a mine of information on places to visit in Northern Peru. Do not miss the publication of our articles and to have our 48 hours in Chachapoyas

Quiocta and Vaquin: searching for lost fishes in the caves of Northern Peru

It was on invitation of our friend Stefan Ziemendorff that we went exploring caves. Stefan is the German explorer known as the “discoverer” of the famous waterfall of Gocta. Do you remember ? Gocta is one of the highest waterfalls in the world, located in the Amazonas region. So we decided, my boys and myself, to spend Quiocta and Vaquin: searching for lost fishes in the caves of Northern Peru

The Mummy Museum of Leymebamba

Trip to Northern Peru

Article written by Mathilde Lombard, translated by Shirley Lopez Leymebamba, a small rural town in northern Peru, located a few hours from Chachapoyas, is not easily accessible. Arriving at its small but lovely Plaza de Armas, one wonders who decided to build a museum so distant from everywhere… But just as remote as it is, The Mummy Museum of Leymebamba