Another Inca fort that has a lot of teresas with an interestic view as well of history The climb isn't easy but worth it
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Wonderful little city with a huge surrounding archaeologic site, incredible to walk through the walled walkways that can handle a level 6 earthquake, still standing over a 1000 years. A wonderful main square with great restaurants and shops, very quaint and some good hotels as...More
We stayed in the little town of Ollantaytambo and could view these spectacular ruins from our hotel. It was easy to get to and very interesting to see We were lucky enough to have hired a guide for the day to see the major sites...More
This is a must-see as a precursor to Machu Picchu. In contrast to MP, we saw ancient ruins that have been partially destroyed by the Spanish colonizers. Even so, the ruins are enchantingly beautiful, the views are breathtaking and a trek to the top will...More
These stunning ruins deserve your time. Try to go early to avoid the mad rush of bus tours that come into town starting late afternoon. You dont need a guide to explore these ruins. They are easy to navigate and not very challenging to walk...More
This is an extensive and very interesting site. You can climb up and see views and there are also little gems lower down.
A favorite stop when we were in Peru if only because the ruins sit above a lovely city with a view of the valley. The ruins are well preserved and there is much to see in the park. A bit of a climb to the...More
Known as the starting point for the famous Inca Trail, Ollantaytambo has more to offer, most importantly the beautiful temple ruins towering over the village. Inca terraces lead to a small ridge where the ruins are located. You will be rewarded with stunning views of...More
Try to visit the ruins in the morning. Most buses go in the afternoon and it can be very crowdy. You can hire a guide at the entrance with other tourists and share the price.