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Samaipata/Santa Cruz Road

Santa Cruz, Bolivia
+591 78056488
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Fuerte de Samaipata

Took a ride South on Calle 7 through El Torno with the family and had a great day. Fuerte de... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Lloyd P
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Rustic and turistic

A very interesting city to stop by. It has quite a few touristic points to visit in the surrounding... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Mauro_Lima13
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Berlin, Germany
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“el fuerte” (11 reviews)
“national park” (4 reviews)
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Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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+591 78056488
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Took a ride South on Calle 7 through El Torno with the family and had a great day. Fuerte de Samaipata was a spectacular site and the biggest Incan ruins in the world....not as beautiful as Machu Pichu but all the ruins of houses that...More

Thank Lloyd P
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

A very interesting city to stop by. It has quite a few touristic points to visit in the surrounding area (it is better if one can spend a week or so and bring cash. It is all based on how much one makes in USD...More

Thank Mauro_Lima13
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Samaipata Road Difficult roads often lead us to beatiful destination and this road is not an exception to the rule. It is my favourite road in Santa Cruz de la Sierra. I went to many differents places abroad and inside of Bolivia but this road...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2017 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
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

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
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Reviewed 16 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.

3  Thank Tribilin P
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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

3  Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 4 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
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Reviewed 26 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

2  Thank Lara Fermina G
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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
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