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A lot of history seen here or from here

I've been up to this cave at least 12 times. It shows us how people from long ago chose the best... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
waltw234
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Ayacucho, Peru
Quick hike

On your way to the town of Huanta you will see a small sign Pikimachay take the hike very short... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2016
Diandralp
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Jul 1, 2018
“A lot of history seen here or from here”
Nov 22, 2016
“Quick hike”
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

I've been up to this cave at least 12 times. It shows us how people from long ago chose the best site in the entire area to call home. The view from the mouth of the cave is incredible, although what you see today is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank waltw234
Reviewed November 22, 2016

On your way to the town of Huanta you will see a small sign Pikimachay take the hike very short, sick view and the plus of standing in the cave where the first man was found!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Diandralp
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

It was interesting but small. Climb slowly or better be fit as the steepness of the climb is 30-45 degrees and roughly 1200 meters (0.75 miles) in altitude

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank lungman111
Reviewed June 10, 2016

A half an hour hike up a hill/mountain, it has beautiful views of Ayacucho and our tour guide noted that the Sendero Luminoso group had used it for a hideout... it's a place of solemn history, not just a random cave, and was included in...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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