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Uyo Uyo Archaeological Site

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Address: Yanque, Peru
Phone Number: 995800077

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Close to Colca Lodge

You can walk there from Colca Lodge. It is uphill all the way so take your time and bring water. Quite remote ruins, worth visiting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2016
MCB28
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

You can walk there from Colca Lodge. It is uphill all the way so take your time and bring water. Quite remote ruins, worth visiting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

600 meters to get there, not used to the altitude..., very challenging. beautiful views of the valley.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Its a fun trek to the site with good views and a Not so hard trail, good for everyone with and average fitness and very near to coporaque and yanque

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Lima, Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Our hotel, Killawasi lodge, organizes an afternoon hike to Uyo Uyo and the hot springs every day. It's an intermediary level 3-hour walk, with some uphill. You go from Yanque, across the river and up to the ruins, then back down to the hot springs, then the last 30 min making your way back by the main road to Yanque.... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

Excellent for a half-day outing! Climbing for minimum of an hour, with formidable views of the valley. Remains depict how people lived before, during and after the incas (when conquistadors came), canals carved from stones, one and two-storey houses, community centers and plaza. For the adventurous, there's a waterfall on top of mountain another half hour up from the ruins-careful-very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

We had the chance to visit Uyo Uyo on our second full day in the Colca area. It was a great visit after seeing the Cruz del Condor the prior day. It’s not quite Machu Picchu, but the ruins are fascinating nonetheless and we appreciated the lack of crowds. It’s quite a hike up to the site given the altitude,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

You will enjoy the hike through the countryside and the ruins in equal measure. Defiantly worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Could use an explanation in English. Very accessible, easy 600m climb to the ruins. More extensive than it looks from below. Interesting history

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Nice walk around Yanque, with nice views on the canyon. Start by the little bridge and come back by the hotspring (c.2-3 hours).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

hardly anyone visits this site yet it's well laid out, good boards and it really shows the scale of the Indian reductions. This was a big town. wOrth the walk through. Take water as shop not open yet.

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