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This is a beautiful area.

This is a beautiful area, that many people enjoy so our advise is to go early or vary late. Take... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
rollinsthomas
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Columbia,IL
Vertical walls

Outside of Huayna Picchu, Sayacmarca has the scariest stairs to get to the site only there is no... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
IA_Hawks
,
Iowa
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Machu Picchu, Peru

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a beautiful area, that many people enjoy so our advise is to go early or vary late. Take rain gear !!

Thank rollinsthomas
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Outside of Huayna Picchu, Sayacmarca has the scariest stairs to get to the site only there is no cable or rope to hold. Once you are there, you are rewarded with a great view of the valley so I recommend getting over any fear you...More

Thank IA_Hawks
Reviewed 13 October 2016

sayacmarca affords one of the nicest views of the mountains and canyons around machu picchu, so dont miss it if you are travelling all the way down there to peru

1  Thank robnkim
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Our guide pointed out that Sayacmarca (UP) and Conchamarca mean below (seashell). This is at 11,800 feet high, a new name discovered by an Archeologist named Pearl Pecors (Spelling?) Sayacmarca means inaccessible. It was a function for the army sector. This is a well-preserved Inkan...More

1  Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Lots of Steps to get to this one, but the view is worth it. Amazing view, the stonework is "out of this world."

Thank drronline
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We learned about the Spanish distruction of temple just because they were different. Especially timely with this year's elections

Thank MumsiePop
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Only the walls are left of these ruins but they are still pretty spectacular. It is mind boggling when you think about how and why these structures were built.

Thank cazbatt
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Just another great location on the trek, everyone in the group can't stop talking about the breathtaking views and snow capped mountains. The guides allow you to rest and take in all the sites before gentle encouraging us to move onto the next stunning location

Thank pgrobinson_10
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Sayacmarca is just a short climb up a flight of steps from the Inca Trail. When I was there a few people could not be bothered - that was their loss since it is quite an extensive set of buildings which probably served as a...More

Thank Signum32
Reviewed 20 December 2014

Think back1000-500 years how did they do it,? This large blocks, they buit this houses and the block perfect fit in to each other You feel so small compare to this amazing ruins. GO THERE you will not regret it So interesting and beautiful

Thank berikaSweden
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