San Miguel Viewpoint
San Miguel Viewpoint
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DonCesar
Nuremberg, Germany1,999 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
Great views but not the best ones from the canyon. Still any point in the canyon is eye catchy. The plus here is the nearby Juanita museum, which is prepared to host the mummy kept now in Arequipa, the entrance is free.
Written February 13, 2020
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Becky A
Warwick, UK869 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Friends
We stopped here for 15 minutes whilst en route to Colca Canyon. You notice the change in altitude, a couple of us were feeling light headed and our hearing went. At this viewpoint there were a couple of locals selling souvenirs, stone monuments and plaques to tell you which Volcanoes were which. It was quite nice to get out and stretch our legs here whilst getting some photographs.
Written March 16, 2019
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Llamaphile
Edinburgh, UK1,272 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018
Strange barren place. Great views, distant mountains, smoking volcanoes, high altitude, what's not to love?
Written July 28, 2018
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jd3sai
Houston, TX400 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Friends
Hard to miss as most of the routes take you past here! We went in April and there was snow on the ground. It was so amazing!

You can see all 8 volcanoes (2 are still active) that surround the region. You really see how huge the valley is and how this is one of the biggest Canyons in the world.

Highly recommend stopping at this view point and taking it all in. Have a jacket just incase it's snowed or is snowing.
Written June 18, 2018
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HomerJSimpson01
Springfield, OR457 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Couples
This is another 5 minute stop viewpoint while travelling in the area. Take the old pic or 2 as a re minder of your trip
Written June 2, 2018
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Chris H
Gloucester, UK150 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Couples
Another spectacular viewpoint that makes you realise just how big the canyon is. Fairly easy to find because most of the route follows the road.
Written May 29, 2018
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The Wandering Reviewer
Melbourne, Australia11,939 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017 • Friends
You are literally in the middle of nowhere with mountains far away. We even saw a volcano letting off some steam in the distance.
There are many markers here but I have to say, I was sucking air at this point but when I stayed still all was fine. So no time to really explore unless I wanted to be totally exhausted.
There are a few vendors here but no refreshments. It's usually a short stop for most people as there is little more than signage and stone markers.
No toilets. No water. Wheelchair friendly. Kid friendly. Good parking.
Written March 12, 2018
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VancouverGinger
Surrey, Canada179 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2017 • Friends
The San Miguel Viewpoint was a memorable stop. Without a trace of vegetation it felt more like a moonscape than an Andean Plateau. You are also at very high elevation, which slows everything down and combined with all the grey rock around you, makes for an almost surreal experience.
Written August 31, 2017
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KeptMan
Highland Park, IL131 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2016 • Family
This is a neat spot but hard to take good pictures since the mountains are so far off. You can see most (all?) of the significant peaks and volcanos of the area from one spot. There are markers facing the direction of each peak with the name and height of the peaks. It's worth a 15 minute stop of you are in the area.

Note this is a high altitude -- take it easy!
Written April 14, 2016
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Marie-Eve J
Sherbrooke, Canada81 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2015 • Friends
A place to see all the surrounding volcanoes. It's really beautiful, but really cold ! Get your coat, hat and gloves on !
Written April 11, 2016
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