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Marcahuasi, Lima

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Geologic Formation
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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  • great place to go camping with family friends couple, you have to take an extensive tour but everything is worthwhile. preferred
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  • A place magical, full of energy; many point are the ruins of a previous to the inca civilization. Excellent for camping
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  • To reach Marcahuasi you will have to have a minimum, the spirit of Indiana Jones adventure, because the road until you reach San Pedro de Casta is full adrenaline. Highly recommended.
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