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Well establish trail and beautiful views!

A must do in Vilcabamba. Our hostel recommended hiring a guide to hike it, but definitely not... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2018
arosedaigle
Nice grind up the trail! Easy to get to from town

Enjoyed a good hike right from town to the top of Mandango. trail is in great shape but gets a... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2018
Mike F
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Dec 24, 2018
“Well establish trail and beautiful views!”
Dec 5, 2018
“Nice grind up the trail! Easy to get to from town”
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Reviewed December 24, 2018

A must do in Vilcabamba. Our hostel recommended hiring a guide to hike it, but definitely not necessary. The trail is well marked along the way and the scenery is so beautiful! Once you arrive at the view point to see the incredible rock formation...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 5, 2018

Enjoyed a good hike right from town to the top of Mandango. trail is in great shape but gets a little sketchy if you make the final climb to the peak. Great views of Vilcabamba and the surrounding area. I heard some reports of people...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mike F
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The place we were staying, Hosteria Izhcayluma, said this hike was available by guide only. My nephew, a Peace Corp volunteer has done this hike before, and said, "No problem, we can handle it." Despite the warning sign at the start of the hike that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Eric W
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Make sure you have good shoes and are ready for a steep steady uphill! It got pretty dangerous, too, with the wind. Don't forget sunscreen - there's very little shade up there. Downhill was a little nerve wracking too, but slow and steady, you'll be...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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