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Mirador Achachiua

Calle Simon Bolivar, Cabanaconde 04124, Peru
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Beautiful

Really great views across the canyon, especially on a sunny cloudless day. I got a tour bus from... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2016
Daniel C
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Dublin, Ireland
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Whatta view! Not far from town, tho i only went down & not up haha. The church above Cabanaconde... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2016
zachariasi
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Calle Simon Bolivar, Cabanaconde 04124, Peru
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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 12 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
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Went past here in middle of our hike. Does have a really solid view and a nice spot to take 5-10 minute break.

Thank Drew M
Reviewed 20 May 2016

I think this lookout beats the main one hands down. Apart from being the only one there, the canyon is steep and impressive at this point and (and I know there is some luck here!) I got a great view of 3 condors for a...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Well You can enjoy the Canyon view there, probably alone as the place is not really popular. 15 min by foot from the town, You need to cross old bullfights ring and old football camp. It's the place where you will start your Llahuar trekking...More

Thank Bartosz W
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Along a beated trail is this view of colca canyon. With no-one else about, it was a fine way to take in the peace of the area. Only a short walk from Cabanaconde.

Thank japkylie
Reviewed 2 June 2014

I agree with EdBS that there are many other places where you can find far better views of the canyon however I liked the short hike from the town to this mirador. Be prepared for sudden weather changes that causing the temperature drop dramatically. Take...More

Thank monaHungary
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