Samaipata/Santa Cruz Road, Santa Cruz
(3.3/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Enjoy the remarkable scenery as you drive along Samaipata/Santa Cruz Road. The old road connecting the ruins at Samaipata with the city of Santa Cruz spans 120 km (75 mi), offering memorable views and some points of interest to add to your trip. Make stops along the way, including a colossal red rock jutting out from the landscape and a serene crater lake near the rim of a volcano. Drive carefully--the poorly maintained road can be dicey, especially after heavy rainfalls. Use our Santa Cruz trip itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Samaipata/Santa Cruz Road and other attractions in Santa Cruz.
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  • 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 rec...  more »
  • Is a road that needs improvements, but gives place to a charm special given its landscape along all the travel, not is can ask more to enjoy of the nature!
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  • We leave for Samaipata via a taxi we rented in Santa Cruz and I stayed all day at our disposal. The place is a very nice town, but the highlight is for the archaeological site which was inhabited by the incas and other civilizations before them. The place is beautiful and a trip to time, very nice for those who like history. Just be prepared to walk a lot, some 2 2 hours to do the entire circuit.
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