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Patacancha Valley, Ollantaytambo, Peru
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Ways to Experience Pumamarca Ruins
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All reviews beautiful hike terraced fields local man moderate hike trail starts miles round trip follow the road wild horses hour walk incan terraces dirt road costs soles sacred valley mile hike up hill entrance fee horseback ride
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The ruins have a great view.It is very steep and you should plan to hike in the morning session for a good weather. .The steps are bit difficult to climb,but it is possible.

Thank Valsan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Pierre W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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 Definitely check out...More

Thank 190fredv
Reviewed 27 August 2018

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

Thank scorpiodawgs
Reviewed 21 August 2018

A beautiful terraced ruins. Having asthma gave me a little problem climbing the steep steps. Takes awhile to acclimate. There was plenty to see at the lower level.

Thank PABuckeyeFans
Reviewed 17 August 2018

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

4  Thank tishz2017
Reviewed 7 July 2018

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.

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 4 July 2018

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

1  Thank georgesB4777WE
Reviewed 26 June 2018

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

Thank CLT29
Reviewed 15 May 2018

I thought this was the best hike in the whole Sacred Valley. Practically no tourists. Take a taxi to the ruins and walk up to the fortress. The entrance costs 10 soles per person. A great view from the fortress. Alpacas too. Then, walk down...More

Thank Dmitri K
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Tyler L
12 December 2017|
Response from Iris N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry have. But you should be able to. Make sure to inquire (at the hotel?) how much it should cost and don't go unless the driver agrees to that amount. That's quite a distance.
18 February 2017|
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Response from Fernando M | Reviewed this property |
That's fine. It should be a nice walk. But do leave some time and energy to go up the hills and terraces, which is a steep climb. From up there, there are also trails to hike around.
17 September 2015|
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Response from tishz2017 | Reviewed this property |
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