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Uyo Uyo Archaeological Site, Yanque

(4.2/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Enjoyable part of a walk through countryside to see how Inca lived in smaller partially restored settlement. Would not go as a destination in itself. Saw 'colcas' / Inca food storage sites by the rive...  more »
  • After a nice walk along the river gelabten to this site and found only empty buildings and a guestbook in which we entered us at the entrance. The steep increase was provided with stops, where good information existed. At the highest point to get a good overview of the Valley and the special spot.
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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 »