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Marcahuasi, Lima
(4.6/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
More adventurous travelers will want to tackle the hike to Marcahuasi, a plateau featuring interesting ruins and rock formations eroded into animal and human shapes. Bring suitable footwear and embark on the hike to the top of the 4,000 m (13,123 ft) plateau, where you can explore the ancient granite rocks. View the camel, frog, Inca's head, and other aptly named structures of mysterious origin. Have a picnic or even camp out on the remote plateau. Using our world travel planner, Lima attractions like Marcahuasi can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • marcahausi bad is the walk that you have to get there, then view the landscapes sn onicreibkle
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  • It is an adventure without end, you must climb hills and more hills for 3 hours through a somewhat dangerous trail. A town where you can eat and buy things will reach san Pedro caste. Donkeys can carry your stuff to the top, the hike is brutal one of the strongest of my life experiences. Reach was a challenge, but it was worth every second! The view is awesome, hence there is much to go up and has one of the most beautiful sights I have ever seen in my life. Highly recommended 100% remember to bring food and much much coat cold is strong!
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  • This place is for people that like adrenaline, starting with the way that super narrow and you see the Avisma approximately, the trip is 3 hours you can get before it depends on the car and driver! First you get to San Pedro de Casta there have two options raise walk or climb on auto. In my case went up in auto until some part of there you have to walk about 30 minutes and arrive in Marcahuasi alt 4000 msnm. At night it's very cold despite carrying attachments to me not sleep well! In the night you can see the sky with stars! I recommend not to take many things to eat since there sold in my case take tuna and the devolvi home since there sold to 8 soles chicken soup, have everything you need! Rent up to blanket, as I commented if Warrior ers and you like the cold can go but if you prefer something more tranqui here in chosica can camp! Depends on you! The truth is that if you tell me to go again I won't!
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