Aucapata & Iskanwaya attractions

Ruins in Aucapata & Iskanwaya

Iskanwaya

The major but near-forgotten ruins of Iskanwaya, on the western slopes of the Cordillera Real, sit in a cactus-filled canyon, perched 250m above the Río Llica. Thought to date from between 1145 and 1425, the site is…
Ruins in Aucapata & Iskanwaya

Pukara

A set of Mollo ruins so little explored that locals say you can still find ceramic pieces and other artifacts. It lies like a fortress on the peak above Aucapata and can be reached on a 1½-hour hike from Aucapata's …
Museum in Aucapata & Iskanwaya

Museum

This small, poorly maintained museum contains artifacts from the Iskanwaya site, including ceramics, copper utensils and bone flutes. Admission is free but you'll need to ask at Residencial Iskanwaya for the keys.