Iquitos is the world’s largest city without access by road, the largest city in the Peruvian rainforest,
Leymebamba is one of the twenty-one districts of the province of Chachapoyas, located in the department of Amazonas, in northern Peru. It limits to the north with the province of Luya and the district of Montevideo; to the east with the province of Rodríguez de Mendoza; to the south with the district of Chuquibamba and the department of La Libertad; and to the west with the district of Balsas.
The district was created by Law of May 3, 1955, in the government of President Manuel A. Odría.
The Incas accompanied by Tupac Yupanqui gave it the name of Raymipampa because they celebrated the Inti Raymi festival there and from there it derived its name to Leimebamba.
Moyobamba is the capital of the San Martín region in northern Peru. It’s known for thousands of orchid species, many viewable at the San Francisco Botanical Garden, which also has fruit trees and butterflies. A path winds up Morro de Calzada, a solitary bluff rising above the forest just west of the city. The thermal waters at Baños Termales de San Mateo south of the city are thought to have therapeutic qualities.
Tarapoto is a city in the San Martín region of northern Peru, characterized by Amazonian cloud forest and abundant palm trees. It’s known for the many jungle waterfalls in its surrounding areas, including Ahuashiyacu, Huacamaíllo and Shapaja. Southeast of the city, the clear waters of Lindo Lake and the larger Sauce Lagoon (also called Blue Lagoon) are ringed by dense green forests teeming with birdlife.
The museum was inaugurated on September 19, 2009. It exhibits a recreation of the arrival, disembarkation, death and funeral of Naylamp, a mythical founding character of the Lambayeque culture. Likewise, it shows ceramic and metal objects discovered from archaeological investigations carried out in the archaeological zone.
The Royal Tombs of Sipán Museum is a museum in Lambayeque, Peru. It contains most of the important artifacts found at Huaca Rajada by archeologist Walter Alva in 1987, including the Lord of Sipán and his entourage. The museum was inaugurated in 2002. The museum was designed to resemble the ancient Moche tombs.
Huaca Rajada, also known as Sipán, is a Moche archaeological site in northern Peru in the Lambayeque Valley, that is famous for the tomb of Lord of Sipán, excavated by Walter Alva and his wife Susana Meneses beginning in 1987. The city of Sipán is dated from 50–700 AD, the same time as the Moche Period.