K'Uychi Punku Hostal

Plaza Araccama K'uychiPunku # 6, Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley, 84, Peru | Hostel
Prices starting from $43.00

Travel Blogs from Ollantaytambo

Brave hikers on Camino Inca

A travel blog entry by kirstinf


... again; and then we descended into our final campsite at a measly 2700m above sea level. We really got to enjoy the ruins and the walk today, and we were rewarded with a sunset stroll to the ruins near to the campsite called Little Machu Picchu. What an impressive complex! Another rum+hot chocolate, but not such a late night if playing cards as tomorrow is a super dooper early start. Thursday 26 June: we all got up at 03:30 so that we could eat and the porters could pack up, ...

'Twas the night before.....

A travel blog entry by kirstinf


... that face the rising sun and burial sites. These could be seen in the form of holes in the hill behind the terraces- which from above is the condor's head. The mummies were buried here because Incan belief is that condors are messengers to the sun because they fly so high; so the spirits of the mummies would be carried to the next life. Next stop was the Pisac market where I brought my alpaca ...

First day in Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by fionamary


... off it as it was still charging around, I was mortified! Apparently they spear it like this first so it bleeds and becomes weaker. Then a matador dressed in red came out with a sword and I was informed that he was going to kill the bull! Well I couldn't watch after that - it was completely barbaric! After finally being stabbed the poor creature staggered to its death, after continued trying to chase the matadors in the ring who continued to torment it ...

Mucho Machu Picchu!

A travel blog entry by friesendm


... Manuel, helped us queue in a long line to board buses in the valley town of Aguas Calientes. The line moved quickly, and we were soon bouncing up the switchback access road toward the tops of the mountains.

Juan Manuel took us into the site, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983, to accomplish our first order of business - the staging of a group photo. While setting up for the shot, we ...

The Trail Continues...

A travel blog entry by chris_farr


Our second day on the trail was scheduled to start at 05:30 with a wake up call, complete with a nice warm cup of coca tea. However the resident cockerel from the farm adjacent to the campsite had a different schedule that he thought we should keep. So at about 04:00 he started up with his own wake up call. This continued well beyond the point that Elvis and one of the porters bought tea to our tent. We washed and sorted through our things to make sure we knew what was going to ...

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This hostel, located on Plaza Araccama K'uychiPunku # 6, Ollantaytambo, is near Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes) and Pisac Market.
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