Explore with Kondor Path Tours in Peru’s mysterious trek, Pumamarca Ollantaytambo. Hike through ancient Inca fortresses and see beautiful landscapes along the way to Ollantaytambo, “Sacred Valley.”
Experience one of Peru’s best-kept secrets: the stunning archaeological site of the Pumamarca Ruins Hike! While discovering the Inca Trail of Pumamarca, we cross several mountains with impressive panoramic views. So, gear up for an adventure of a lifetime and uncover the secrets of the Pumamarca Ruins.
The Pumamarca Ruins Hike is an expedition beyond adventure; it’s an encounter with the ancient past and communion with nature. As you tread the paths of the Incas, you’ll feel a profound connection with history and the remarkable geography surrounding you.
Explore the ancient Pumamarca Ruins Ollantaytambo, located high in the mountains in Peru. Uncover this extraordinary history and see artifacts left behind by past civilizations—a great walk through the ruins of Pumamarca in the vicinity of Ollantaytambo.
Hike in the Andes Mountains; consider trekking from Pumamarca to Ollantaytambo in just one day. This moderate hike takes you through stunning landscapes and ancient ruins, providing an unforgettable experience for any outdoor enthusiast.
Embark on a journey through the breathtaking Pumamarca ruins in the heart of the Andes Mountains. Enjoy the stunning landscapes and ancient Incan ruins. Learn about the history and culture of the Inca civilization while taking in breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.
AT A GLANCE
NOTE: Please let us know if you plan to take the train to Machupicchu Pueblo at night!
Why you will love this experience
Visit the spectacular Ruins of Pumamarca near Ollantaytambo. Visit the fantastic farming terraces of Patapata in Patacancha Valley.
The tour guide and the driver of the KONDOR PATH TOURS vehicle go to the client’s hotel at 07:00 to start the trip to the Sacred Valley; once we arrive at Ollantaytambo, we continue the journey following a dirt road until we reach the ruins of Pumamarca.
The ruins of Pumamarca are an Inca fortress in the Patacancha Valley. Pumamarca fortress in Inca times was used as an entry and exit control between the jungle of Cusco and the Sacred Valley. The ruins of Pumamarca have some impressive Inca constructions between squares, enclosures, Inca Trails, a system of terraces for agriculture, etc.
The Pumamarca trek begins from the ruins of Pumamarca; we head towards Ollantaytambo, following the original Inca Trail that crosses part of a mountain range in the Andes. The hike is easy to moderate until you descend to the Patacanca River and then continue to Ollantaytambo.
During the walk, explore the following sites:
Embarking on the Pumamarca Ruins Hike is an unforgettable expedition into the heart of Incan history. The hike encompasses various trails with charm and breathtaking views, promising a genuinely enriching experience.
1. The Starting Point: Cusco or Ollantaytambo
The journey begins in Cusco, or Ollantaytambo, a charming town steeped in history amidst the picturesque Sacred Valley. Take a moment to explore the town’s Incan ruins before setting foot on the trail.
2. The Trailhead: Pumamarca Inca Ruins
The Pumamarca archaeological site marks the trailhead for the Pumamarca Ruins Hike. Here, you’ll encounter fascinating Incan stonework and a glimpse of the wonders that lie ahead.
3. En Route to Pumamarca Ruins
As you hike through the Andean terrain, breathe in the fresh mountain air and marvel at the stunning vistas of snow-capped peaks. The trail meanders through verdant valleys, adding to the allure of the journey.
4. Reaching the Pumamarca Ruins
Finally, after an invigorating hike, you’ll arrive at the captivating Pumamarca Ruins. These ancient stone terraces offer a remarkable sight, standing as a testament to the ingenious engineering of the Incas.
5. The Ruins Unveiled
Explore the intricate stone structures of Pumamarca and let your imagination wander back in time. Discover these ruins’ purpose and significance as you unravel their mysteries.
6. The Viewpoint: Awe-Inspiring Panorama
Climb to the highest point of the ruins for a jaw-dropping panoramic view of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The vistas from this vantage point will leave you in awe of the Andean landscape.
7. Connecting with the Inca Legacy
Feel the spiritual energy within these ancient ruins as you learn about the Inca beliefs and the rituals that once occurred here.
Discover one of Peru’s most treasured gems: the mysterious Pumamarca Ruins Ollantaytambo! Join us as we journey through its ancient history and spellbinding landscape.
6km (3.7 miles)
Puma Marca: 3,350m (10,990 ft)
Ollantaytambo: 2,851m (9,353 ft)
Note: The vehicles to use “see the photo in prices.”
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The Pumamarca Ruins are ancient Incan ruins in the Sacred Valley of Peru, near Ollantaytambo.
The Incas built the Pumamarca Ruins as an agricultural and military center and likely used them as a resting place for travelers passing through the area.
The Pumamarca Ruins offer insight into the Incan culture and way of life and are a popular tourist attraction for visitors to the Sacred Valley.
The Pumamarca Ruins are located near Ollantaytambo and can be reached by car or foot via a scenic hike.
The visit to Pumamarca Ruins takes around 1-2 hours, depending on your interest level and the time you spend exploring the site.
Visitors should wear comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for walking on uneven terrain, as well as a hat and sunscreen to protect against the sun.
Yes, there is a small entry fee to enter the Pumamarca Ruins, which is used for the maintenance and preservation of the site.
While a guide is not necessary to visit the Pumamarca Ruins, having a knowledgeable guide can enhance your experience and provide valuable insights into the history and significance of the site.
Several hotels and guesthouses in the nearby town of Ollantaytambo offer a range of accommodations to suit different budgets and preferences.
Yes, the Pumamarca Ruins are considered safe for visitors, although it is always advisable to exercise caution and follow basic safety precautions when traveling in unfamiliar areas.
Several restaurants and cafes in the nearby town of Ollantaytambo offer a range of local and international cuisine.
Yes, visitors are allowed to take photographs at the Pumamarca Ruins. However, respecting the site and avoiding touching or moving artifacts or structures is essential.
The Pumamarca Ruins can be visited anytime, although many visitors prefer to go in the morning or late afternoon when the weather is cooler.
There are limited restroom facilities at the Pumamarca Ruins, although visitors are advised to bring their supplies and be prepared for basic facilities.
There are several other attractions and sites of historical and cultural significance in the Sacred Valley, including the town of Ollantaytambo, the Pisac Ruins, and the Moray archaeological site.
|Number of persons||Price per person|
|1||$ 199.00 USD|
|2||$ 120.00 USD|
|3||$ 93.00 USD|
|4||$ 76.00 USD|
|5||$ 70.00 USD|
|6||$ 62.00 USD|
|7||$ 55.00 USD|
|8||$ 50.00 USD|
|9||$ 45.00 USD|
Trek Pumamarca Ollantaytambo: Discover the secrets of the lost civilization of Pumamarca as you explore its ruins in Peru; take a tour guide and marvel at its unique wonders!