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Ingapirca Archaeological Complex: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 4 September 2019 via mobile

Ingapirca is the largest site of Inca ruins in Ecuador. Easily accessible from Cuenca. I suggest a guide as the interpretation tables on site only give you a very basic overview. These were my first Inca ruins so I can’t compare. It is a small...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Franzi R
Reviewed 18 May 2019

If you enjoy the history of the Incas, seeing the ruins located in Ecuador is worth your time. No, it's not Machu Picchu, but it is fantastic in its own right. We chose a tour guide, Herman Flores, that we had for a Cuenca walking...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank lunanegra5
Reviewed 13 April 2019

Bus leaves at 09.00 from Terminal Terrestre, Cuenca to Ingapirca returning at 13.30 for $7. It is a busy bus with people getting on and off all the way so best to avoid seat no’s 3 & 4 near the door. Archeological site entry a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank micknor51
Reviewed 6 April 2019

We opted to not take a tour but took a bus from the Terestierre Terminal. The bus leaves about 9 am and a round trip ticket is $7. The bus starts the return journey about 1:30. The entranc fee is $2 and includes a guide....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 29 December 2018

These are quite well laid out ruins with easy access. The only problem is there is little information provided so you really need a guide to explain things to you.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alan P
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We had a great time, especially because we stayed in the possada nearby and could walk to the ruins. It was very interesting and special, because the ruins of the Canar people were older and the Inca's had build over them and used them. The...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Marjolijn F
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Located about 2 hours north of Cuenca, Ecuador, Ingapirca is a gem. This was an Inca outpost, or waystation that includes a Temple of the Sun. It was built on the location of a Canari complex. The Canari people predated the Inca in this area,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

The site is very interesting, the temple building is impressive. The surrounding area is beautiful. On the site they were llamas.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Tough the double bus ride from Cuenca via Azogues to Ingapirca is long and tiring, yet extremely budget friendly, please I beg you , do not skip on this. The entrance to the complex was only 2 USD pp. and came with a very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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The Inca wall was built during the Inca expansion towards the end of the 15th century. This was on a site that had been occupied by the Canari people for over 500 years. We had a guide that really feld like one of the Canari... More
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