Pumamarca Ruins Hike

Price from: $ 49.00 USD (See: Price List)

Pumamarca Ruins Hike

Price from: $ 49.00 USD (See: Price List)

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.”

Sensational Trek Pumamarca Ollantaytambo 1-Day

Experience one of Peru’s best-kept secrets: the stunning archaeological site of Pumamarca Ruins Hike! Learn about its incredible cultural importance and explore its ruins firsthand. While discovering the Inca Trail of Pumarcarca, we cross several mountains with impressive panoramic views.

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.

Live unexpected EXPERIENCES in the Andes that will never be repeated! Explore unique TOURS & HIKES with deep spiritual meaning. Connect with nature and awaken your senses to a new world, "Including meditation and ritual to Mother Nature with Coca leaves."


Pumamarca Ruins Hike Overview

Step back to ancient Peru by visiting the stunning Trek Pumamarca Ollantaytambo. Unearth the fascinating history of this archaeological site.

Is the Pumamarca Ruins Tour right for me?


  • Pick-up time and departure to the excursion from Cusco: 7:00
  • Travel route: From Cusco to the ruins of Pumamarca via Izcuchaca, Pachar, and Ollantaytambo.
  • Travel time between Cusco and the ruins of Pumamarca: 1 hour and 50 minutes.
  • Location of the tourist circuit: Patacancha Valley in the vicinity of Ollantaytambo
  • Elevation of the ruins of Pumamarca: 3550 meters / 10,999 feet.
  • Walking distance: 06 km/3.7 miles
  • Duration of the walk: Between 3 to 3 and a half hours
  • Difficulty: Moderate to easy
  • Places to visit:
    • Pumamarca Ruins
    • Pumamarca Inca Trail
    • Agricultural terraces of Pata Pata
    • Panoramic views of the Ollantaytambo ruins from the town of Ollantaytambo

NOTE: Please let us know if you plan to take the train to Machupicchu Pueblo at night!

Marvel at the intricate stone structures that make up the spectacular Pumamarca Ruins Ollantaytambo in Peru. Immerse yourself on a journey back to a time of vast empires!

Pumamarca Ruins Hike Highlights

Why you will love this experience.

  • Explore the incredible Trek Pumamarca Ollantaytambo, surrounded by mountain ranges and breathtaking Andes landscapes. Get ready for an adventure with Kondor Path Tours!
  • Visit the spectacular Ruins of Pumamarca near Ollantaytambo. Visit the Amazing farming terraces of Patapata in Patacancha valley.


Detailed Pumamarca Ruins Hike Itinerary

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.


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 with the domain of 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 the town of Ollantaytambo following the original Inca Trail that crosses part of a mountain range of the Andes; the hike itself is easy to moderate until you descend to the Patacanca River and then continue to the town of Ollantaytambo.

Explore the Pumamarca ruins hiking circuit

During the walk, explore the following sites:

  1. Pumamarca Ruins: Splendid Pre-Inca and Inca construction
  2. Inca Trail of Pumamarca: A sector of the original Inca Trail of Pumamarca that we explore up to Ollantaytambo.
  3. Pata Pata Viewpoint: Incredible panoramic view of the Inca platform system built on almost an entire mountain.
  4. Ruins of Pata Pata: Inca agricultural system adapted in the mountains with its Inca terraces.
  5. Panoramic view of the ruins of Ollantaytambo: From this viewpoint, enjoy an incredible view.


Pumamarca Ruins Hike INCLUSION 

  • Activities of light walk along the Inca Trail to the ruins of Pumamarca.
  • Service of a tour guide with command of the English language.
  • Private transportation with driver for transfer services.
  • Entrance ticket to Pumamarca Ruins
  • A first aid kit plus one small oxygen balloon
  • All local Peruvian taxes
  • Logistics assistance from the main headquarters in Cusco

Note: The vehicles to use “see the photo in prices.”

Pumamarca Ruins Hike NO INCLUSION

  • Hotel service for excursions
  • Breakfast and Lunch
  • Snack: Bring snacks for the expedition to the ruins of Pumamarca since there are no stores to buy snacks from during the adventure.
  • Train service to connect to Aguas Calientes during the afternoon! We can gladly organize the excursion extension with the guided visit to Machu Picchu if you require this service.
  • Tips for the tour guide and driver of the vehicle at the discretion according to the service.

What to bring to the Pumamarca Ruins Hike?

  • A good day pack: Eagle Creek Afar Backpack or an appropriate pack (carry your personal belongings).
  • The lightest trekking boots with good ankle support or, failing that, any other mountain footwear to descend the mountain of the Pumamarca ruins hiking circuit
  • Sun protection cream is recommended SPF 45 or higher. Solar radiation is felt much more due to the elevation of the Andes. Let’s avoid sun spray to protect the trails of the Pumamarca ruins with their flora for the next generations.
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Extra money for souvenirs, drinks, etc.

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Frequently Asked Questions Pumamarca Ruins Hike

Want to explore ancient ruins in Peru? Check out the Trek Pumamarca Ollantaytambo – a magnificent site with much history and artifacts. Explore today!


Pumamarca Ruins Hike Full-Day Cost

Stand in awe at the ancient Pumamarca Ruins Ollantaytambo, Peru’s most significant archaeological complex! See beautiful sculptures, murals, and more on your visit.



  • Solo travel is USD$199. “prices reduce if more people are in your group.”
  • 02 participants USD$120.
  • 03 participants USD$93.
  • 04 participants USD$76.
  • 05 participants USD$70.
  • 06 participants USD$62.
  • 07 participants USD$55.
  • 08 participants + USD$49.

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