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This is the site of an ancient fortress that is just amazing. It is quite a hike to the top, so make sure you wear hiking shoes. The story of the indigenous people and the reason they built the fort at this site is fascinating...More
It is worth the while driving out to Pukara de Quitor, and its history is certainly interesting, but with the museum non-existent, and information on hand really scarce, there is little to be gleaned from the partially re-constructed pre-Inkan ruin.
We had a nice, relaxing walk of about 4 km from our Hostal in the centre of SP. We took off about 9am so it was a nice temperature & we just made sure we had water. The walk up the hill wasn't too hard,...More
We visited this place on our own as we couldn't go to Salar de Tara or Piedras Rojas since the roads were closed due to snow. We walked from our cabin to the Pukara and the road is flat, so it's an easy walk. There...More
This could have been a really uninteresting use of an afternoon, but we were not expecting the tremendous atmosphere of this place: not just the walk up to the very top of the site which affords the most wonderful views over the entire valley -...More
This was a great alternative for us. We were up until 1:30 am the previous night with a star gazing tour and knew before we would not want to wake up at 4 am to see the geysers. It was a 45 minute walk from...More
If you enjoy a nice 5km walk [uphill], this is for you. Leave straight from your hotel in San Pedro and walk north, follow signs for Pukara de Quito. The restored ruins are an interesting site, but the true must-see is the hike up the...More
There are a few different things here; some caves, the ruins of a town, and a c.1hr trek (each way) to a viewpoint overlooking the town and desert.
It's really cheap, was very quiet when we visited and we really enjoyed the walk up to...More