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Reviewed 2 January 2014

The ruins are amazing and view of Cusco is brilliant! It's only a short bus ride out of Cusco so definitely worthwhile.

Date of experience: October 2013
2  Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 21 December 2013

Hiking on the Inca trail we came across this, which is why I tell people to take the inca trail up instead of the train. This place was filled with history and you will take pictures because it's pretty amazing.

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank etherealprey
Reviewed 28 June 2013

After completing the second pass early on Day 3 of the Inca Trail hike this set of ruins will come into view. It is incredible that this was built up on the side of the mountain at this location. A tour of the ruins is...More

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank Rob123235
Reviewed 30 May 2013

You only get there with the inca trail,you must enjoy it,it was empty when we went ,so it was very relaxing break ,

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank nenann
Reviewed 1 May 2013

The only way to get here is on an official guided trek, normally to Machu Picchu. This former Inca fort / travellers rest place is an example of what the Spanish did to Inca settlements - an eye opener when compared to Machu Picchu which...More

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank Targaryen-Traveller
Reviewed 11 March 2013 via mobile

Booked this tour upon arrival and was not disappointed. Very close to Cusco, highly recommended however can be very cold and windy in the evening if visiting in August. Highly recommended

Thank bmw216
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Along the Inca Trail, you come upon this incredible sight (kind of out there on it's own)...we had fun exploring this sight as there were hardly any other trekkers around when we were there!

Date of experience: October 2012
Thank Gina O
Reviewed 18 August 2012

I wish I had had more time to enjoy this site. It is about 20 minutes from where we camped on the end of Day 2 of our Inca Trail hike and it was so close to dark we did not want to dare risk...More

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank travelcal033
Reviewed 25 September 2011

Accessed only on foot via the Classic Inca Trail, you'll pass Sayacmarca on the second day of your four day hike, after passing over Dead Woman's Pass and Runkuraqay. It is a very nice ruins site providing spectacular views of the valley below. The only...More

Date of experience: September 2011
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