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. Use our Yanque trip itinerary builder to visit Uyo Uyo Archaeological Site on your trip to Yanque, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I am very interested in culture in Arequipa and simply to see the ruins and explore it was a great satisfaction even with the descent of 600 m I had to climb.
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  • a charming place full of history really a place that you should go. many data on pre-Inca culture
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  • We walked there from Colca Lodge and would strongly recommend this visit. It is a pre Inca site, you can see the houses and learn about pre Inca culture and the burial rituals with momies and tombs to...  more »

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