Beautifully preserved ruins. Gorgeous scenery and some lovely hikes. Really enjoyed Tambomachay. Get there early before all the tour busses!
Like many of the Inca ruins in Peru, the sights are breathtaking. The hikes seems to be tiring if you're not acclimated to the elevation. These sights charge admission and are regulated by the Peruvian government but real problems are present. Apparently the government is not putting the money back into their tourist attractions. The public restrooms are disgusting. There... 更多
these fountains are enormous, this is the first thing that catches your eyes... even if that is a cloudy day this attraction counts for 5, is so big that you can exercise walking around all the complex of underwater canals and bathing pools where the cold water for faraway snow mountains comes running looking for sun at the pools...very magnificent... 更多
This archaeological site is associated with the Inca empire and it consists of a series of aqueducts, canals and waterfalls that run through the terrace rocks. It is thought to have possibly been some sort of spa resort for the Inca political elite or possibly another military outpost. We had a driver for the day and this was one of... 更多
So this is a cool experience. I totally recommend going with a guide. The guide gave us a lot of info which is what made this place special.
Make sure you are prepared for plenty of walking and are conditioned for the altitude in Cusco. These ruins are above Cusco City so the height is above 12,000 ft.
We went there as part of the Cusco City tour. It's an interesting place in that the Incas constructed it and the water course that feeds the year round stream of water and no one knows where the water actually comes from. Unfortunately it's the last stop on the tour so there's lots of tourists around, as all the operators... 更多
A lovely site just a few miles outside of Cuzco; ancient fountains which are still functioning. We were told it gets very crowded in the afternoons; fortunately we visited in the morning.