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Nice hike, but views are ruined by merchant booths

The walk up requires good shoe and stamina- I recommend being acclimated before attempting the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TT442
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Excellent view, climbing and slightly suffering because of the altitude is totally worth it. It's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maria I
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The walk up requires good shoe and stamina- I recommend being acclimated before attempting the climb. It is a religious camino for many, so respect this as well. If I was to do it again, I would take dog food and lots of water with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent view, climbing and slightly suffering because of the altitude is totally worth it. It's better to do it in trek shoes.

Thank Maria I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the stairs up. Excellent views of the city and the lake. Great photos and panoramic views.

Thank ChristineAus27
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Nice uphill hike right in the middle of the town. A bit steep and leaves you out of breath due to elevation. The view from the top makes it well worth the effort.

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

The road up here looks impossibly steep and, to be honest it is, but by putting one foot slowly in front of the other you eventually make it to the top. We are mid-50s and of average fitness and it took us 35 minutes to...More

Thank Dakles
Reviewed 6 September 2018

I would highly recommend this if you have around 3 hrs in Copacabana. Three hours would be a good time allowance to leisurely go up and down as well as spend a bit of time at the top. Take plenty of water as you will...More

Thank JP_y_LP
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This is a very steep climb to the top, but well worth it. I thought that it was a beautiful tribute to Christ's walk, and it provided lots of personal reflection. We made it to the top in time to see the sunset, which was...More

Thank 5explorers
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Read about this viewpoint, which is a must visit when being in Copacabana. Steep way up, with typical hard street/stairs to walk, but thats the requirement to deserve an outstanding view over Lake Titicaca & Copacabana. Go late afternoon to view the sunset & enjoy...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

We left late in the afternoon from the beach at the lake, had to walk up the hill through town and hoped to reach the top before sun set. But, we ended up watching it set along the way up. Once it goes down, the...More

Thank Usia2014
Reviewed 25 May 2018

definitely worth the effort to climb above Copacabana and enjoy the view from the top of Cerro Calvario. You should allow at least an hour to reach the top from the center of town depending on how you have adjusted to the altitude.

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