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Ingapirca Ruins

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Ingapirca or “Wall of the Inca” is one of the most important ruin complexes in Ecuador, which many archaeologists theorize was once used for religious purposes.
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All reviews machu picchu the bus day trip inca trail tour guide sun temple worth the trip two hours inca ruin terminal terrestre inca empire spoke english interesting history archaeological site small town tour takes little bit
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We did this by ourselves and the total cost was just under $10 for the bus there and back. We got the bus that takes you to a local town then a pickup truck taxi took us the rest of the way - make sure...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank countvicrum
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This is another location near Cuenca which many reviewers seem to freak out about and say that it's impossible to go alone on local buses. I'm here to say, you do NOT need to join a pricey tour group! I went on a Sunday, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank CitySchmitty
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Well worth the trip from Cuenca. Interesting exhibits and ruins. Hiring a guide is recommended. A glimpse of ancient Inca and Canari cultures.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tulieguy
Reviewed 5 October 2018

A must do if you are in Cuenca. Do take a guide as you would then get to know the story behind the structures.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank hmahanta
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This was a way station on the Inca Trail after the earlier inhabitants, the Cañari people were conquered. It has a section from the Cañari times and the temple area from the later Inca period. As with other sites, the building skill is amazing, including...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wander1
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Better organized, with guided tours and well-kept grounds. The scenery is magnificent and adds to the majestic ruins.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Profe_Walter
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We took the bus here 9 am from Cuenca we arrived here at 11:25. We were told the next English tour would be at 12:50 since we had to catch the bus back we went on the Spanish tour. The ruin was a lot smaller...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank mandag2018
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Awesome ruins... beautiful setting, nice cold weather. Guided tour in English and Spanish. $2 entrance fee.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Angelmayu
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Lots of fun very informative. Make sure you take the hike after the tour with the guide. After you’re done with the hike there’s a little restaurant you can eat. Get the steak. It was good.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Non Y
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Catch the early bus it you are going to take it to Ingapirca! I caught the 12:20 bus (which left at 12:15) to Ingapirca for $3.50. Better than a taxi fare of $50.00, but we did not arrive until 14:55, and the return bus departed...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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$2/person. Included a guided group tour by a site employee.
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