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Visiting the site - Other Activity Samaipata - Bolivia

El Fuerte is situated about 10 kilometers from Samaipata, just off the road to Santa Cruz on the top of a hill. It’s possible to walk to the site, or get a taxi from the center. You can buy entry tickets from the museum in town, or at the site itself. From the entrance you follow a trail that first leads you to two miradors overlooking the site.

At the great red sandstone rock you’ll see a number of interesting sites and carvings including niches in the southern side that identify where a series of temples used to be, and the arrangement of carved seating at the rocks highest point, called the Coro de los Sacerdotes (Choir of the Priests). There are then a number of trails that lead you around Inca buildings and other interesting sites. You’ll need a couple of hours to enjoy the whole site at leisure.

Open: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Entry: $7

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Here are other activities in and around Samaipata that may be of interest: Centro de Investigaciones Arqueológicas de Samaipata, Bella Vista and El Codo de Los Andes, Cascada La Pajcha and Mirador Los Cóndores, Laguna Volcán and Serranía Volcanes and Las Cascades de Cuevas.







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