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Cochasqui Pyramids

Highway 35, Tabacundo 170450, Ecuador
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Highway 35, Tabacundo 170450, Ecuador
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Yes it is not easy to travel to the pyramides and yes the guiding tour will be only in spanish but it is definitely worth to see! It is a special place with an amazing view. It is a pity that there is no website...More

Thank Kathrin W
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

This is one of those places that some would skip, writing it off as boring...this is NOT the case!! What an amazing experience!! We were fortunate enough to have a bilingual guide with us (the guides there do not speak english, nor is there any...More

Thank Catie H
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Reviewed 13 November 2015

I suggest to catch a cab in Guayllabanba, is about 30 minutes drive. The guided tour takes about an hour. USD3 foreign (USD1 ecuadorians) per person. You are able to see the pyramids, sample Indian houses, native vegetation and they have 2 small museums. There...More

Thank Norman E
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Reviewed 7 February 2015

Unfortunately this site doesn't receive the recognition it deserves. Truncated pyramids and an advanced astronomical measuring system are featured. On a clear day you can see all the mountains/volcanoes that were used to indicate solstices, etc. You can even see Panecilla in Quito from here....More

Thank GuatemalaCiclista
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

This complex of Caranqui pyramids was built over the 700 years before the Incas arrived in Ecuador in the mid-16th Century. The location is stunning, looking out over the wide valley between the two ranges of volcanoes. The pyramids have been partially excavated so that...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2013

Although the site doesn´t look that impressive (compared to Macchu Pichu etc) the tour was amazing. Our guide had loads of insightful and interesting information about the site and the commuity that lived there. Fortunately, we had a guide who was able to translate it...More

Thank neil l
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Thanks, Carla. As it turned out, we hired a great guide in Otavalo to take up to the waterfall and artisans in the villages near Cotacachi. We hit it off so well with him, we asked him to drive us to Quito the next day via... More
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