Phuyupatamarca

Inca Trail, Phuyupatamarca

The ruins of Phuyupatamarca, is one of the most beautiful sites in the Inca Trail, almost always with clouds, typical of the cloud forests, and agricultural terraces and fountains with circulating fresh water. This ruin contains terraces, a serpentine vantage point, and an intricate series of ceremonial baths connected by water channels, all located at about 11,000 feet above sea level.

Phuyupatamarca This “Cloud level Town” stands where the trail crosses from south to north of the long ridge leading to Machu Picchu. It is overlooked by flat-topped peaks whose Inca platforms were built for viewing a breathtaking panorama of snow peaks.

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