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San Miguel Viewpoint

Colca Canyon, Cabanaconde 04124, Peru
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Like landing on the moon!

The San Miguel Viewpoint was a memorable stop. Without a trace of vegetation it felt more like a... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
VancouverGinger
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vancouver
360 View of The World

This is a neat spot but hard to take good pictures since the mountains are so far off. You can see... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2016
KeptMan
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Chicago, Illinois
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31 Aug 2017
“Like landing on the moon!”
14 Apr 2016
“360 View of The World”
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Colca Canyon, Cabanaconde 04124, Peru
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

The San Miguel Viewpoint was a memorable stop. Without a trace of vegetation it felt more like a moonscape than an Andean Plateau. You are also at very high elevation, which slows everything down and combined with all the grey rock around you, makes for...More

Thank VancouverGinger
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This is a neat spot but hard to take good pictures since the mountains are so far off. You can see most (all?) of the significant peaks and volcanos of the area from one spot. There are markers facing the direction of each peak with...More

Thank KeptMan
Reviewed 11 April 2016

A place to see all the surrounding volcanoes. It's really beautiful, but really cold ! Get your coat, hat and gloves on !

Thank Marie-Eve J
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

A splendid view of Colca canyon. It is right near what will become the Juanita museum. Off the beaten trail still and peaceful.

Thank japkylie
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Nice place to see the villages in the canyon. It is a place most of the treks start. You see SAn Juan de Chuccho and Sangalle. If you are not on a trek. Stop here before you stay/go to Cabanaconde. It's near a soccer stadium

Thank WilmarDiaz
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Stopped for a breath of thin air,lovely barren area but just splendid.The smokers amongst our group fond it difficult to enjoy,me,felt the altitude more than I cared to admit but interesting place.

1  Thank RoyL65
Reviewed 22 July 2014

This is a pretty cool view of all the Volcanoes. Worth a stop along the way to the Colca Canyon. It is pretty chilly though, so bring a sweater.

Thank 333kmg333
Reviewed 23 August 2012

This is the highest point in Colca Canyon, at an elevation of 16,100 ft above sea level. From here, you can see the peaks of all of the surrounding volcanoes. It is cold up there, even in the middle of the day with bright sunshine,...More

Thank CeresaD
Reviewed 7 August 2012

Nice place to pass while hiking the rim of the canyon, but unfortunately we were not lucky to see any Condors there.

Thank Petra Martina K
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