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Santuario Nacional de Ampay

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S./30 for foreigners!

It's a strenuous uphill hike. The scenery is beautiful but not worth paying six times more than a... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2018
asterisktom
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Dalian, China
via mobile
Beautiful

Very close to town but you don't have to walk for long to feel as though you're far away from... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2017
Shanzoz
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Australia
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  • Average5%
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Abancay, Peru
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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

It's a strenuous uphill hike. The scenery is beautiful but not worth paying six times more than a local. Why does Peru gouge foreign tourists?

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Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Very close to town but you don't have to walk for long to feel as though you're far away from civilisation. Cost us S.15 in a cab to get there. It took us an hour to walk to the first lake - it's uphill most...More

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Reviewed January 19, 2017

We started with a taxi from Abancay, then hiked to the first two lagoons, turned aroundand came back. Took a total of about 6 hours, but on the return there was no way to get a taxi, so had to walk about another mile (in...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2014

We were there on a trip with 60 12-year olds and they made the first laguna in about 1.5 hours. Sadly lots of the children played there up to exhaustion and we couldn't hike up to the second laguna. But the scenery was beautiful, stunning...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2014

This hike is not just a day hike. Plan to camp. Winter camping gear is reccomended. Plenty of water available throughout the park. No open fires. Trail is not well marked and breaks up. Lots of rural people living in park. This park is not...More

4  Thank ams147
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

Bosque Ampay is a isolated forest remnant. It is unique, hosting several species of bird only found in this one area. It is easily reached from Abancay via taxi (NS10) to the admin building. There is a NS5 entrance fee that comes with a good...More

10  Thank Clayton B
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César Iván V
August 29, 2016|
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Si existe pero para Ampay hay 02 días y 01 noche, claro hay empresa de turismo como Advisor Travel Peru
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April 5, 2016|
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