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The morning dancers bring some excitement to the square - however for me the sight of the volcano Uyo Uyo on a pale blue sky background was the highlight of our short stay in Yanque - plus I bought a snazzy hat from a street...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 8 August 2019

This place seems to be a stop for all tour groups on their way to Colca Canyon. Even though it's usually quite early in the morning the locals seemed very keen to put something on for the tour groups that stop. So there are ladies...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ali921
Reviewed 28 May 2019

We were headed out to see the Condors at Cruz del Condors and stopped on the way to see the morning dance in the plaza. Colorful costumed locals danced and streets vendors peddled their wares. A nice way to start your Colca Canyon day.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Mark H
Reviewed 16 March 2019

We made a 15 minute stop here on the way back from Condor Point before our 5 hour drive back to Arequipa. What a little gem! The streets were buzzing locals in their traditional outfits and their adorable Alpacas. We found a Colca Sours stand...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RebeccaAyris
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The church is less interesting than Maca and as it’s not really on the road to the mirador of condors there are no life in the plaza contrary to Maca, a smaller village

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LaupomHK
Reviewed 11 August 2018

... on a daily basis the local school girls and their mothers are here, dancing and selling gifts. It's a lovely start to the day (usually tourist heading to the condors) and you also have chance to visit the church. The few local shops are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bill H
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We were here very early in the morning on our way to Condors' Cross, but the village was all ready for the tourist buses! Lots of local handicraft stalls, girls dressed in local Andean costumes, music, dancing etc. The most striking thing here is the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Andy F
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The day we arrived, there was a festival in progress with a parade and markets so it was full of dancing and music. Delightful!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Alison H
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

You're not going to visit Yanque just to see the church, but you can get a great photo of the church with the erupting volcano in the background. At the moment the church hasn't been fully repaired and us being supported by wooden poles.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MagicDawn
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Our tour group stopped here in the early morning. The local school children are doing the local folk dance around the fountain for donations that they use to go on school trips. Our guide shared an interesting history of why both men and women wear...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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