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Inca Quarries, Ollantaytambo

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  • Hiking to the Quarries is well worth the effort. You start at the beginning of Ollantaytambo (were you came in from Cusco) right were the street goes over into cobble stone. Walk down towards the rive...  more »
  • So this is where a four-day hike ended - we camped nearby. You can clamber all over the stones here and there's a cave stocked with human bones. You get a great view of Ollaytantambo and can see how f...  more »
  • The hike to the Inca Quarries is on a very well-maintained trail (which is pretty rare in Peru). The trail offers stunning views of Ollantaytambo, the Urubamba River & the snowcapped Veronica Mountain...  more »

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Where to stay in Ollantaytambo

Ollantaytambo is packed with budget-friendly hostels located near the center of town and offering nice views of the countryside. Providing simple but clean and comfortable rooms ideal for backpackers, many of these establishments offer their own guided tours to nearby archeological sites. Mid-range hotels present a good alternative for travelers with kids, providing free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast, and access to enclosed gardens or terraces with sweeping views of the surrounding mountains.
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