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Uyo Uyo Archaeological Site, Yanque

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Hike to Uyo Uyo Archaeological Site for Incan ruins and stunning natural views. Climb the relatively easy trail and experience the panoramic views of Colca Canyon along the way. When you reach the top, you will see the semi-restored settlement of an ancient pre-Incan civilization once inhabited the area. See the ruins of houses and streets, with cacti growing from the stone remains. There are signs and explanations in Spanish; but if you're not versed in the language, visit with a guide to help you understand the rich history of the site. To visit Uyo Uyo Archaeological Site on your trip to Yanque, use our Yanque vacation route planner.
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  • Athen trek to the ruins is nit physically demanding but it is so relaxing and the atmosphere is so tranquil that it is definitely worth it. Thanks to a great guide from Killawasi lodge we got some int...  more »
  • With the driver to the starting point of the hike. Then uphill approx. 45 minutes. The archaeological explains what were at the time, the Uyos defeated by the Incas and expelled. A very interesting tour in a beautiful place.
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  • A brief walk highly recommended to appreciate the archaeological ruins and the wonderful landscape.
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