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Patacancha Valley

Patacancha Valley, Ollantaytambo, Peru
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Beautiful rustic valley

We visited this valley with a guide, Juan Carlos, of Sacred Expeditions. He took us about an hour... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
William R
via mobile
Ollantaytambo

Lovely views of the valley, so much physical work has gone into this area and great to see you can... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
turoar
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Patacancha Valley, Ollantaytambo, Peru

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this valley with a guide, Juan Carlos, of Sacred Expeditions. He took us about an hour up The Valley on a winding dirt road, and then we walked about a mile on a rough trail to visit a weaver’s hut. He knew the...More

Thank William R
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Lovely views of the valley, so much physical work has gone into this area and great to see you can still appreciate the work done here. Certainly worth the stop here to wander and take in the views.

Thank turoar
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is a nice site we visited on the way to patacancha village. You cross the bridge on the right and then go up the stairs. Very beautiful

Thank tzcanada
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

Visited this part of Peru in May 2017. It was stunningly beautiful and one of my favourite parts of my trip to Peru. A must see before you visit Machu Picchu.

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

This place is just so pleasing in the eyes that you wont regret visiting the area. Worth a time to wander around.

Thank SaishaPhilippines
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is a good stopover to check this amazing venue out plus to take the train to head to Machu Pichu as the station is also in this town. Do visit the ruins and spend at least half a day inside. There are lots of...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Wonderful pre- Machu Picchu visit. An excellent opportunity to learn about the Inca culture and technology.

Thank Travelwestport
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

Take the time to do some hiking in the valley when you visit the village and Inca ruins at Ollantaytambo.

Thank Teryn G
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

it is a nice trip with charming villages and colorful Inca people. Watch out the market days, these are very colorful and the people are not so awkward to tourists as in other places close by Mach Picchu

Thank jeanphilipse
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

this is a great valley: on the way to it you have very nice landscapes and you can follow the river. Not a lot of tourists. There is a nice archeological site in Ollantaytambo.

Thank Robert D
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tzcanada
21 June 2017|
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Response from tzcanada | Reviewed this property |
Patacachancha is an area outside of Ollantaytambo about 80 mins away. On the way, it’s beautiful, there re different stops, beautiful ravines, and then there’s this stepped thing that goes up a hill.. I forget the name... More
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TxAggie87
18 March 2017|
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Response from Robert D | Reviewed this property |
Hi you don't need to book this ahead. You can go by car or a cab. You can stop wherever, whenever and walk around. It is better to do this late morning/ early afternoon, when there is more people walking around. It is... More
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