Did this as a 3 day backpack with an Israeli that I met along the route. Fairly big distance (33km one way) and over 3000m/10,000' of total elevation gain. Ruins are way at the top of the ridge. Fairly decent if you haven't seen a lot already.
Great Scenery, Great Trek Date Climbed: Nov 28, 2008
We hiked it on our own, without using mules or horses, had a great time even though it rained every night. The days ranged from cloudy to hot and sunny. Lots of steep climbs and descents, few tourists compared to other routes.
"Got tight last night on absinthe and did knife tricks. Great success shooting the knife into the piano. The woodworms are so bad and eat hell out of all furniture that you can always claim the woodworms did it."