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Samaipata/Santa Cruz Road

Santa Cruz, Bolivia
+591 78056488
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Samaipata has lots of attractions and many activities to do, just need to get in touch with a good... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Tribilin P
Take A Break From Santa Cruz

If you're tired of the bustle, commercialization and congestion of Santa Cruz, Samaipata is the... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Mark M
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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“el fuerte” (9 reviews)
“nice town” (3 reviews)
“ruins” (11 reviews)
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
+591 78056488
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Samaipata has lots of attractions and many activities to do, just need to get in touch with a good guide and that's it. It is a must visit area, you'll not regret; visit Samaipata and discover what there is for you.

Thank Tribilin P
Reviewed 2 February 2017

If you're tired of the bustle, commercialization and congestion of Santa Cruz, Samaipata is the perfect antidote. The attraction of this tiny pueblo is simply there is nothing to do but relax. Find yourself a hammock, good book and nice bottle of wine and you're...More

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We caught a private taxi to Samaipata. It took 3 hours and with 4 of us in the car. Was quite uncomfortable. We hired an English-speaking guide who took us around and explained the ruins and also some local flora. It took around 2 hrs...More

Thank Cordula1
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Really nice town, just 3 hours by bus from Santa Cruz. Besides the town, it's possible to visit the Inca archeological ruins el fuerte,cuevo and amboro national park with budget prices, defenitely recomended

Thank Lara Fermina G
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Beautiful and exotic place, plentyof mountains and incredible views. Lot of hiking and bicycling in the surroundings. El fuerte, a BC archeological place

Thank Hugo M
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The "highway" from Santa Cruz to Samaipata takes you from the flat of the lowlands through the narrow, winding and steeply enclined river valley that leads to Samaipata and the ancient El Fuerte. The road is rarely in good condition and is frequently under repair...More

Thank roamer70
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

A horrible road to drive on But a great road none the less. If it rains then the road gets a bit dodgy. Make sure your car has good suspension!!!!

Thank Austin M
Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you want to do this as a day trip from Santa Cruz then be prepared to have a rough day. You can take public vans (6 People) which are leaving once full. These vans are not leaving from the central bus station so inform...More

Thank reas_ma
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The Inca made it here, yes, but the rock is far from being the main attraction. I love the trips you can take to the jungle around the village (good tour guides can be found easily). The village itself is a good stop to relax.

Thank Martin d
Reviewed 26 February 2016

This place is about 3 hour drive from Santa Cruz but the sight is amazing. This is a ancient site carved into the mountain. The carved area is over 200 meters long and the soft sand stone has been damaged a bit. But it is...More

1  Thank sigzag
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Lorraine P
Quisiera saber cómo llegar, no tengo movilidad propia y mi presupuesto es limitado. Gracias.
14 April 2017|
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Response from Laura L | Reviewed this property |
hola! mira nosotros fuimos desde santa cruz d e la sierra, no recuerdo exactamente donde tomamos la mini band, pero preguntas y te dicen. Fuimos a aquel lugar, recuerdo que no fue difícil de llegar, esperamos que se llene y... More
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Wanda L
se puede acampar sin q te cobren?
9 January 2017|
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Response from gra1278 | Reviewed this property |
Hola Wanda, no vi campings pero los hostel son muy económicos.
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Que tal es la carretera para viajar en moto?
18 September 2016|
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Response from Joserrodri | Reviewed this property |
peligrosa por el mal estado y los numerosos rompemuelles en zonas habitadas y que no están señalizados. si decides viajar hazlo con luz natural y sin prisas. Si vienes de Santa Cruz, tendrás mucho tráfico hasta Samaipata... More
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