Excellent hike at the edge of town. Very accesible from any place near the Plaza de Armas. Spectacular views if other local ruins and surrounding mountains.
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Wow, this historic site has it all! Terraces, Sun Gate, active waterfalls, within the many levels and sections of ancient remains/ruins - many rock/stone pieces from construction and destruction eras abound. Many people the day of visit allowed interaction with llamas and the faces around...More
This was great to see after Machu Picchu. Having a guide is key to understanding what you are looking at. Great views and a nice place to walk around the ruins. The small artisanal market is nice outside the gate as well.. This park is...More
What an amazing place! The place is sprawling and you can easily spend 2-4 hours here. Come early to beat the crowds who make this a day trip from Cusco. There is so much to see- don't just stay on the main ruins. Hike around...More
This ruin is best visited in the morning when the sun is on the hill. It requires quite a bit of stair climbing, which may not be appropriate for older adults or young children. Our three kids (10, 8 and 4 years old) did fine...More
Visited Ollantaytambo archaeological park, hired a guide, it is worth visiting, lots of history, great view of the town, mountains from the top of the park. Great people in the whole area, lots of tropical fruits, great Peruvian food!
Maccu Picchu gets all the attention, but this spot is quite spectacular. The main feature is a wonderful Inka terrace that you can walk up, but it is modestly hard walk with uneven stones. A walking stick will be helpful here. There's a killer view...More
This site was part of the Sacred Valley of Incas tour which was an all day tour (9am to 7pm). Like most tours in the Cusco area I used my universal ticket (includes admission to several sites) that I purchased for 130 soles at QORIKANCHA....More