We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Respect for history

Thanks to a free hike that our lodge offered, we discovered the nearby region. Starting with the... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Tinka R
,
Antwerp, Belgium
via mobile
Nice scenery around the archeological site

The ruins itself is not very impressive, but the scenery around the archeological site is pretty... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
891JonN
,
Singa
via mobile
Read all 190 reviews
126
All photos (126)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“colca lodge”(17 reviews)
“nice walk”(5 reviews)
“hour walk”(5 reviews)
About
Contact
Yanque, Peru
+51 995 800 077
Call
Reviews (190)
Filter reviews
88 results
Traveller rating
33
38
14
3
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
33
38
14
3
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews colca lodge nice walk hour walk pre inca hot springs up hill small waterfall long hike entrance fee inca period across the bridge beautiful area ruins altitude afternoon valley climb
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 88 reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The hike to the ruins was about 3 km up hill. The altitude can be taxing but there are plenty of rest stops along the way. The view at the top is amazing. Not only the ruins but the canyon area far below. More of...More

Thank PalosVerdesAviator
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Thanks to a free hike that our lodge offered, we discovered the nearby region. Starting with the Uyo Uyo rings, one of the eldest terraces that have been preserved since the Inca period. Some of them are still in use today. We saw the Colca’s...More

Thank Tinka R
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

If you go to the Colca area you have to spend some time visiting this ruins They are easy to get to but there is a climb , sometimes steep Fantastic place .

Thank betcr
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We went on horse-back (actually 2 horses and a mule) to this site. Amazing ride up and downhill, and when we passed these ruins we were there all alone. It was like a filmset. Far away the active vulcano throwing big clouds of ashes, a...More

Thank Sander_Yoho
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

The ruins itself is not very impressive, but the scenery around the archeological site is pretty nice. A photo with the smoke coming out from the nearby active volcano is quite nice. Entrance fee is only 5 sol.

Thank 891JonN
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Don't expect too much and this place will exceed your expectations. Ruins by itself are not very interesting. Some buildings are partially restored, some not. But views are really great. The place is not very polished and looks very natural. Trekking is not very difficult,...More

Thank RimaVilnius
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

I stayed at Killawasi Lodge in Yanque and took part in a (free) gentle 3 hour walk from the lodge to the ruins and on to the hot baths. The scenery is spectacular and there are a few ruins to see that are apparently unique...More

Thank MagicDawn
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

This is an incredibly gorgeous area. I am glad I had a guide to explain all the history behind this region.

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We walked to Uyo Uyo from Colca Lodge. It’s an OK way to spend the morning but the site has not been maintained, possibly because there is no entrance fee. It was hot so we were wearing shorts and had to brush passed the overgrown...More

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

To begin with a word of warning, the site which is 600 meters from the entrance is a tough climb. Steep in places and easy to put a foot wrong. We came down by continuing on past the site, that route is not easy and...More

Thank cherrydls
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 nearby hotels
Colca Lodge Spa & Hot Springs - Hotel
1,670 reviews
.75 miles away
Killawasi Lodge
728 reviews
.83 miles away
Casona Plaza Ecolodge Colca
13 reviews
1.18 miles away
Hosteria & Spa Tradicion Colca
274 reviews
1.30 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 8 nearby restaurants
Quinoa Restaurant
37 reviews
.83 miles away
One Coffee
117 reviews
4.48 miles away
Aromas Caffee
189 reviews
4.49 miles away
Urinsaya
132 reviews
4.34 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 8 nearby attractions
Plaza de Armas
161 reviews
1.03 miles away
Planetarium & Observatory Colca
83 reviews
4.31 miles away
Plaza de Armas de Chivay
292 reviews
4.50 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
appri
27 November 2016|
Answer
Response from 114Roomwithaview | Reviewed this property |
The hike is not steep at all - it's actually a nice walk. It took us around 1,5 hours. I do not recall rocky paths.
0
Votes
Google Translation
Argelia A
19 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Gabachoviejo | Reviewed this property |
When I was there in January there was no one there. I think I remember something that looked like a ticket office, but I saw no one. January is the low season - as far as I could tell there were only about 5 tourists in... More
1
Vote
MCB28
21 February 2015|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Bernard C | Reviewed this property |
The hike to UyuUyu is about 1-1.5 k only (1 mile max). However it is uphill and a little rough If you normally bring and use trekking shoes then use them. However, runners would be fine! The climb up and down Huaynu... More
0
Votes