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Samaipata/Santa Cruz Road

Santa Cruz, Bolivia
+591 78056488
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Inti raymi (samaipata)

Was a beautiful experience were the amautas thank to pachamama. The persons offer some sacrifices... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Daniel B
via mobile

The street from Santa Cruz to Samaipata is super scenic. You can take a collectivo for some Dollars... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Matthias K
Dresden, Germany
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“el fuerte” (9 reviews)
“nice town” (3 reviews)
“ruins” (11 reviews)
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
+591 78056488

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Reviews (266)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was a beautiful experience were the amautas thank to pachamama. The persons offer some sacrifices like money, cars (toys), seeds... in order to got a good cropping in the next season.

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The street from Santa Cruz to Samaipata is super scenic. You can take a collectivo for some Dollars there. The ride takes about 3 hours. To have the best views, try to sit in the front of the collectivo

Thank Matthias K
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Samaipata has lots of attractions and many activities to do, just need to get in touch with a good guide and that's it. It is a must visit area, you'll not regret; visit Samaipata and discover what there is for you.

2  Thank Tribilin P
Reviewed 2 February 2017

If you're tired of the bustle, commercialization and congestion of Santa Cruz, Samaipata is the perfect antidote. The attraction of this tiny pueblo is simply there is nothing to do but relax. Find yourself a hammock, good book and nice bottle of wine and you're...More

2  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We caught a private taxi to Samaipata. It took 3 hours and with 4 of us in the car. Was quite uncomfortable. We hired an English-speaking guide who took us around and explained the ruins and also some local flora. It took around 2 hrs...More

1  Thank Cordula1
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Really nice town, just 3 hours by bus from Santa Cruz. Besides the town, it's possible to visit the Inca archeological ruins el fuerte,cuevo and amboro national park with budget prices, defenitely recomended

1  Thank Lara Fermina G
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Beautiful and exotic place, plentyof mountains and incredible views. Lot of hiking and bicycling in the surroundings. El fuerte, a BC archeological place

1  Thank Hugo M
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The "highway" from Santa Cruz to Samaipata takes you from the flat of the lowlands through the narrow, winding and steeply enclined river valley that leads to Samaipata and the ancient El Fuerte. The road is rarely in good condition and is frequently under repair...More

1  Thank roamer70
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

A horrible road to drive on But a great road none the less. If it rains then the road gets a bit dodgy. Make sure your car has good suspension!!!!

Thank Austin M
Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you want to do this as a day trip from Santa Cruz then be prepared to have a rough day. You can take public vans (6 People) which are leaving once full. These vans are not leaving from the central bus station so inform...More

Thank reas_ma
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