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2nd time here, just as interesting. It's a good walk up the stairs, 140 more or less I believe, to the top. There are old walls and massive, 60-100 ton, blocks at the top still fit together tightly. Views from the top are excellent. The...More
I attempted the hike as shown on maps.me but the path ended at some cultivated terrasses. Even through I looked for the continuation, I had to turn back and follow the road. You pass impressive terrasses on the way. During the climb, there are shortcuts....More
I visited here in a mototaxi from Ollantaytambo. It was well worth the bumpy 30 minute ride. Just the commute there was fascinating. The panoramic views of the valley at Pumamarca are stunning. If you have some free time while in Ollantaytambo
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We took a taxi from our hotel in Ollantaytambo to visit the Pumamarca ruins (pad S/ 120 for drop off, hike and bringing us back). Our taxi driver happened to be a native of the area and hiked up with us as a sort of...More
This half day mini-adventure will take you off the beaten path on a trail just outside town. You will see lots of terraces while hiking along a mountain trail that passes by farms and through a couple backyards. The trail can be a little tricky...More
This was just one of the amazing historical sites I visited. If you are taking a trip to Peru for Machu Picchu go to as many of the other wonderful sites as you can fit in. Peru is more than Machu Picchu.
A very interesting site close to the town of Olly, about a 20 minute ride by taxi and then another 20 minute hike up a steep hill. There is a S/10 charge to get in. This is a complex of military buildings on top of...More
We took a taxi from Ollantaytambo up to the drop off point and hiked up 20 minutes to the ruins, which we could see from the drop off point. We had them to ourselves, unless you count the elderly caretaker and his llamas. He gave...More
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We walked there adn back from town starting at 8:30 AM and got back to town at 1:30PM. We were going at a fairly leisurly pace. If you are pressed for time you could take a taxi or mototaxi there and walk back. See my blog... More
We walked there adn back from town starting at 8:30 AM and got back to town at 1:30PM. We were going at a fairly leisurly pace. If you are pressed for time you could take a taxi or mototaxi there and walk back. See my blog at savvyexploring for complete dirrections and options.