Leymebamba and the surrounding area are a paradise for birds, with hummingbirds, quetzals and condors making their home amongst the cloud forest
The best time to visit the north of Peru is from April to October, when temperatures and humidity drops and there is generally much less rain than the winter months from November to March.
Literally translated as the ‘Hummingbird Inn’ in the Quechua language, Kentitambo Lodge is a charming, rustic guesthouse located on the outskirts of Leymebamba in the Chachapoyas region of northern Peru.
Explore the natural wonders of Gocta Waterfalls, deep in the heart of the Peruvian cloud forest.
Explore Kuelap, nicknamed the Machu Picchu of the north, an important Chachapoya citadel and the largest ancient stone structure in South America.
Visit the community run Leymebamba Museum, home to over 200 Chachopoya and Inca mummies.
Pay a visit to the mausoleums of Revash which sit perched on the cliffside of the Utcubamba Valley, boasting spectacular views.
from SGD $5200 pp
Hidden away amongst the cloud forest, Kentitambo Lodge sits at the edge of the town of Leymebamba, opposite the museum. This traditional town at the head of the Río Utcubamba is approximately 3 hours from the citadel of Kuelap, and 6 hours from Cajamarca, the largest town in Peru’s northern highlands.
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