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What a view

Worth the walk to see the canyon and experience just how vast it is. So peaceful and virtually... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Much better than Condor Cross

the views are stunning and we were alone in that beautiful place because the vast majority of... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
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Calle Simon Bolivar, Cabanaconde 04124, Peru
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Reviewed 4 October 2011

Mirador Achachiua is the closest viewpoint of Colca Canyon to Cabanaconde. You can reach it in only about 10-15 minutes walk from the main square. We visited at about 7:30 AM and sat totally alone (except for one guy tending to his cows), looking over...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Worth the walk to see the canyon and experience just how vast it is. So peaceful and virtually deserted.

Thank chobbers
Reviewed 14 May 2018

the views are stunning and we were alone in that beautiful place because the vast majority of tourists are going to Condor Cross. Cabanaconde by itself is worth to visit. So peaceful and authentic place with wonderful surroundings (much better than Yangue or Chivay).

Thank RimaVilnius
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

This was the end of the road for our trip along the Canyon. After leaving our car by an old bill ring, we walked along the track up into the hillside to be greeted by amazing views over the Canyon. We came to watch Condors...More

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This is a must visit and you should take your time here and enjoy. The views are amazing and it's actually quiet which is nice. There are a number of lookouts to stop and take good photos. We saw snow even though it was December....More

Thank UrbanDrifter
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Definitely walk out of Cabanaconde to see the views! There are actually two viewpoints -- go out Bolivar street to the Bull Ring. An arrow at the bull ring points to the right, where we went first and has a view of the waterfall above...More

Thank porteb
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Really great views across the canyon, especially on a sunny cloudless day. I got a tour bus from Chivas and got there pretty quickly.

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Whatta view! Not far from town, tho i only went down & not up haha. The church above Cabanaconde has a killer vista too by the way.

Thank zachariasi
Reviewed 19 September 2016

From this spot you have a wonderful view in the Colca Canyon and the surrounding mountains. It's not so difficult to walk in these areas.

1  Thank AB_Stb_OZ
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We walked here from Cabanaconde main square, took about 30mins, then we carried on walking stopping there again on the way back to watch the condors. Very peaceful, only met 2 other people and a shepherdess

Thank NewtonS71
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A little isolated. Take a friend along. Not to far out of town, I walked there. Wear strong shoes or hiking boots -- it's a rocky path to the edge.

Thank Lester G
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