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We asked our taxi driver from the hotel to take us to this site. He dropped us off and directed down the railway tracks (100 yards) to the steps leading up to this rather amazing location. The steps are not "developed" as at the sites...More
This is a relatively unknown archeological site often attributed to the Incas but on further inspection probably was a product of some higher civilization whose technology has been lost in history. It is located near the town of Pachar (where currently a road is being...More
Situated a short drive from the town of Pachar, just outside of Ollantaytambo, this cave like sacred site is certainly worth the climb along the well marked path from the rail tracks. The main beautiful altar was damaged by dynamite in the past but still...More
I went there with a group of friends, after reading about the site and seeing photographs of the nicely carved altars used probably for ceremonial purposes linked to the cult of the death. We had trouble to find the site as it was not properly...More
You may need some help finding this, but it is worth the effort. You will not find many incan sites in the sacred valley where you are the only one there. Walk up the steep but short trail to the cave. Really it is just...More
We are staying on the edge of town on Urubamba. We just walked up to the main drag, waived down the first white van (collectivo) I saw and my wife and I squeezed into a 12 passenger van that already had about 18 people in...More
This site is a 20 minute taxi ride from Ollantaytambo town. The entrance to the hike is by the railroad. It's about half hour to hike to the cave. Some part of the hike is quite steep.
Many unanswered questions about this cave and very...More
I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the stonemasonry that is exhibited in this cave. The altars are impeccable constructed and the hike up to the cave offers great views of the mountains & valley below. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who...More