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Pukara de Quitor Ruins

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Address: 5 kilometros al sur oriente de San Pedro de Atacama, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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US$46.00*
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Archaelogical Tour to Quitor and Tulor
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US$49.99*
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San Pedro de Atacama Archeological Tour

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Nice ruins, and a good hike.

This archeological site shows some ruins and a structure and some statue like faces carved in the mountain. It is small, but it is a nice walk towards it and walking around there... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
François V
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Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hike and view of SPA. Go early to avoid strong sun. We biked there from SPA and had a great time. Kids loved it! Bring lots of water and a snack.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice place for people who likes history and archeology, there's tho paths in with you can walk and have a nice ruins sight view, one of them takes almost a hour to walk

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Thank Crisfur
Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This archeological site shows some ruins and a structure and some statue like faces carved in the mountain. It is small, but it is a nice walk towards it and walking around there is nice too. You can walk towards the ruins and also take a right before the entrance and see a small garden with the faces. This can... More 

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Thank François V
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The bike ride here and around the surrounding area was fun but very hot and tiring. It was our first day in San Pedro so it was our first glimpse of the landscape. Make sure you get a good map as the one they gave us was awful and we spent ages looking for places.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Just a couple of kilometres out of town it's easy to visit even on a bicycle. The ruins are interesting and the view spectacular if you hike to the view point.

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Thank Rossland58
San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The ride is mostly town roads until the last 300M which is single track with a drop off Interesting site when reached.

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Thank mschmidt31
Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

There 3 kinds of tourists in San Pedro; hiker-backpacker, bicyclists and those like us who rented a car. When people write the time outside of town, it's relative. By car this site is only 12 minutes away. I thought the price to be ok, again, priorities. 3000 CP = US$4.50 per person. Info about the ruins is indeed minimal. But... More 

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Thank Ben N
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

A short visit is all that is needed here. Ruins are quite small and little information is available. Nice hiking trail exists for a view.

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The ruins themselves are ok, but the hike to the mirador is an excellent way to spend an afternoon or evening and great intro to SPA if awaiting another tour, especially when combined with mountain bike rental from the town as a way to get there.

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Good views of San Pedro de Atacama and surrounds from the mirador. Vaguely interesting ruins, but little information about them.

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