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Pukara de Quitor

| 3 km Northwest of the Town of San Pedro de Atacama, San Pedro de Atacama 1410000, Chile
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San Pedro de Atacama Archeological Tour
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| 3 km Northwest of the Town of San Pedro de Atacama, San Pedro de Atacama 1410000, Chile
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Did this tour on our own. 2 km from our hotel. New Year day there was no tours we decided to walk up to this site Such a beautiful treasure

Thank Lutchmee M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice history, but not well preserved and explained. Would prefer to go to Tulor instead. The cave is really nice!!!

Thank Rafael M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty well preserved archeological site where you will understand how the locals lived before the invasion of the Incas first and the Spaniards then. Don't hesitate to climb the all path: the view up there is breathtaking and very worth the effort.

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice start to our trip to San Pedro. The caves were closed, so we didn't get the full experience, but overall nice views and nice cultural touch. Don't make this a priority of your trip (unless you're into archeology), but it is a nice addition...More

Thank nekriiti
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Beautiful views. Worth going up. Interesting history of how the Atacama was defended by Ataqueños and Incas from the Spanish invasion. Nice views. Went there by bicycle from San Pedro, on way to Quebrada del Diablo - a very nice outing.

Thank BrunoRio
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

A climb to the top of this historic fort shows how the pre Inca population lived and defended themselves. Views are far reaching and enemies could be seen fifty kms away. Unfortunately it was no defence against the military might of the Spanish who beheaded...More

Thank Eddie O
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This Incan? fort at the entrance to San Pedro de Atacama, and is where the Spanish were defeated several times, before there was a massacre of the locals and the Spanish took control. It is an intensely important, sad and beautiful site when you learn...More

Thank brushtailp0ssum
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed very much this place. Beautiful view, good trekking. Very interesting, 100% recommend!!!!!

Thank sarigc
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Walked from San Pedro to Pukara de Quitor and then walked up the hill to the second rest stop. It was my first time ever climbing so high (for me!) and it was amazing!!

Thank louisedavis158
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Walk from the town just 3km but beware of climbing and change of temperature with heights. Worth a half day trip by foot or cycle.

Thank SheffieldKev
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