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Uyo Uyo Archaeological Site

Yanque, Peru
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Ranked #1 of 4 attractions in Yanque
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Budapest, Hungary
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130 reviews 130 reviews
73 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We left Killawasi Lodge at 3pm and arrived back in 3 hours. It was an 8km long round trip in beautiful countryside. As the site is quite isolated and hiking is the only way to get to it there is a good chance being alone there. Our guide was Maria from Killawasi Lodge. She is so nice and friendly. We... More

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Durham, NC
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We took the long hike to the ruins - you can drive up for a less strenuous hike. Very interesting with incredible views of the countryside.

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Whitefish, Montana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I had a great hike to Uyo Uyo with a young high school student as a guide Though he didnt speak english, he did a great job of explaining and showing me around, he was equal to any of the best trained guides we had in Peru. the ruins were interesting and I'm glad to have made the afternoon hike... More

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

A ticket to Uyo Uyo was included in my hotel stay and I was determined to see the area, so set off one afternoon after seeing condors in the morning. The nearer I got the more daunting the climb looked and I almost turned back. But the site manager had arrived by motorbike from tending his sheep on the roadside... More

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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62 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Arrived about 10am and we were on our own. It was well signed so you knew how much further up you had to go. Nice clean loos too

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Gent Belgium
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3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

a few desolate but renewed buildings, one guard waiting for tourists. There are much better walks to make and things to visit in Peru. When entering Colca Valley you pay a substantial fee. I suppose this kind of restored sites is where your money goes to.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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128 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

as I said, we didn't go close as access was quite difficult, so the guide told us the history of this site, and watched Uyo Uyo from a distance..

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Frederick, South Dakota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

It's a great day hike to get here from town. No one is around!!!!! It is in varied states of repair and future repair you get to see up close the engineering of these amazing Inca's. In addition you are in the most beautiful area

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We visited on a beautiful day in October with a guide. We saw one other pair of tourists and one wonderful group of school children from Arequipa. We had a wonderful time posing with the kids (I presume they hadn't encountered many El Nortes before). But other than that great encounter we had the ruins to ourselves and it was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We went with a small group staying at Killawasi Lodge. Our guide was a local woman who was ably helped by one of our group (german) who excellently translated for us with only English. Good site to take some time to wander about, fairly compact and we were pretty much the only people there - walk on to the hot... More

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