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San Pedro de Casta | Marcahuasi (Markawasi) Stone Forest, Huarochiri, Lima, Peru
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Such a great little trip!!!!!

My boyfriend and I went for a weekend and it was AMAZING! We went through a great affordable... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2016
Amazing place !!!

If you like walking for hours and enjoy unusual places away from crowds this is definitely worth... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
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San Pedro de Casta | Marcahuasi (Markawasi) Stone Forest, Huarochiri, Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

My boyfriend and I went for a weekend and it was AMAZING! We went through a great affordable trekking company, TrekkingPeru that was S./160 soles per person ($47) and we went on a holiday weekend so the prices may even be cheaper. It was a...More

2  Thank Saritagmond
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you like walking for hours and enjoy unusual places away from crowds this is definitely worth it, don't expect more than amazing rock formations and breathtaking views.

2  Thank Umachaki
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

we took a microbus from Lima to chosica, and another bus from chosica to San Pedro de casta (see the lonely planet's instructions of how to get there) it was cheap, gorgeous and completely unexpected! The town is cute and quaint and unlike any other...More

3  Thank Katy F
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Amazing, really extrenous trail, all up hill! you will feel the increase altitud! Start early in the morning and you will be back at the end of the day. You can camp in the top of the mountaing and get down the next day too.

1  Thank ValvaMG
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Marcahuasi is a popular weekend destination for those wishing to get away from the busy city, 4 hr away from Lima. It is a pre-Incan site that is believed to have cosmic energy, and some say tied to aliens. I went with Mochileros Peru, a...More

2  Thank Alejandra G
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Great for a short weekend getaway from Lima. It was quite easy to find bus transportation to the base of the park from Lima and back for around 25 soles. The marcahuasi park itself is quite beautiful but gets really cold at night. Remember there...More

Thank lifeisawildride
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Buy yourself a good camera and go there! Now! The ride there in my 4WD car took me 3 hours from Lima. The road is not in best shape, so if you go in a regular 2WD car or in one of the buses, it...More

6  Thank hbkm
Reviewed 10 March 2016

First off, I would like to suggest that you get some background on the weather in the part of the country. We went on February 8th and 9th which is considered the one of the rainy months in that area. From what the locals in...More

3  Thank Emory M
Reviewed 7 February 2016

This is not for everyone. If u jst like comfort and 5 4 stars hotels, then is not for you, but if u like adventure, see the picturesque towns and villages close to Lima, this is a great adventure, great hiking and awesome views from...More

5  Thank ericucho n
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I was there ! Since there were too many buses changed I took a taxi to the hotel . We have negotiated strongly and managed to 130 USD roundtrip . Many will ask 200 USD The biggest crooks are taxi drivers in Lima you will...More

5  Thank Ciobanu F
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hola estoy planeando ir en julio a marcahuasi , quiero saber si es que en san pedro existe algun lugar para guardar carros.
9 June 2016|
Response from Guadalupe L | Reviewed this property |
Hola!!! Los carros no llegan al mismo anfiteatro. Hay dos opciones dejarlo en el pueblo o subir en auto pero lo dejas a un kilómetro, luego la subida es a pie .
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hola brother, una pregunta , yo voy a visitar marcahuasi pronto, creo que tu fuiste en tu propio carro, hay lugares seguros en san pedro para dejar el carro?
9 June 2016|
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Response from Ciobanu F | Reviewed this property |
Hello In English please .. Thanks