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Very authentic and not overrun. Not a fancy smart touristic place which we enjoyed. Lamas to look... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Copenhagen, Denmark
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A stunning day out from Andayualas to visit Laguna Pacucha, Sondor and a spot of hiking

Easy and very cheap to do with local transport (combi / minibus). Ask someone in Andahuaylas how to... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Andy B
Tari, Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Very authentic and not overrun. Not a fancy smart touristic place which we enjoyed. Lamas to look at :-)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bos_DK
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Easy and very cheap to do with local transport (combi / minibus). Ask someone in Andahuaylas how to get to the 'Pacucha combi estacion'. Its near the Mercado Modelo on Ave Los Chancas. Ask for one going to Sondor and it will drop you at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andy B
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The ruins are very interesting and the views from there are incredible! You can see the Laguna Pacucha from the top.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank brunopdec
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Rather unknown Chanka culture. Located near the lagune is a good place to visit with a wonderfcull view over the mountains and the lagune.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank richard_fenger
Reviewed 24 October 2015

We heart about some "Ruins" located close to Andahuaylas, but we did not expect such a great place and such surroundings. We passed Andahuaylas by car on the way from Ayacucho to Cuzco and thanks god we decided for a short side trip in order...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank winni_the_pooh
Reviewed 28 January 2015

When we got to these ruins, we were the only ones there, so that was nice for a change (after having just visited Macchu Picchu, which is so over run with tourists, it was really nice to be able to look around and take photos...More

Date of experience: January 2015
3  Thank Nicki8959
Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

Inca ( Chanka) site without the crowds in a spectacular setting , try the restaurant's down by the lake for authentic ceviche

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank travelnod
Reviewed 9 September 2013

The ruins are beautiful and especially the setting is like others at TA also dscribe it; wonderful view!!! The guy at the entrance was slightly weird...or drunk... or both? I guess bcause we were a little too late. But the ruins are worth a try,...More

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank guidoinperu
Reviewed 20 May 2013

The Sondor archaeological complex and surrounding countryside is a good way to break the long journey to Cuzco from Ayacucho. The previous review is spot on how to get to Sondor, the collectivo stop is 2 streets across from the market. Sondor archaeological complex is...More

Date of experience: February 2013
10  Thank _jamforbrains_66
Reviewed 3 May 2013

It took me awhile to get here as I arrived by road but it was a great suprise. Bring a picnic lunch and sit next to the ruins and look down into the valley. It's just wonderful

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank Ted M
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