Huchuy Qosqo Trek 3 Days 2 Nights
Huchuy Qosqo, one of the few little-known places in the city, is one of the final places of eternal rest of an Inca era ruler. It´s a unique locale and replete with scenic beauty, in the middle of the Andes mountain range. Discover Cusco´s wonder of the world, the famous city of Machu Picchu and the incredible ancestral silver works in Pisac.
Price $400USD per person
DAY 1: Cusco – Tambomachay – Huchuy Qosqo
Our Guide and transport will pick you up at your hotel very early, around 7.00am. You will be taken to Tambomachay zone. Our expert staff will take us to the Huchuy Qosqo sector. On the route from here, we´ll take in the scenic beauty of the Peruvian Andes until we break for lunch at Qoricocha Lake. Our staff will make a delicious lunch buffet for all tastes, then we´ll continue to the Puka Marka pass at 4000m/13123ft. At this locale one can appreciate part of the famous Inca Trail, also known as Qhapaqñan, which leads us to our destination, Huchuy Qosqo. A good rest in the tents and an amazing dinner follow.
DAY 2: Huchuy Qosqo – La May – Pisac – Parque de la Papa – Comunidad de Paruparu -Ollantayambo
After a night replenishing our energy and a mouthwatering breakfast, we´ll have the opportunity to traverse this amazing place which was the final resting place of an Inca ruler. Here you´ll take in the breathtaking view of one of the Sinqa mountains, which is also one of the most mysterious of the Inca era. Our expert guide will describe this beautiful and mysterious place, then we´ll descend to the La May community where our transport awaits us for the trip to the handicraft centre of silver manufacture and fabrics that have been made here since ancestral times.
Form here, our transport will take you to the famous Parque de la Papa where one can see 500 varieties of potato. A half hour from this astonishing place is the Paruparu community where our social assistance project is located. Here we´ll enjoy a delicious ancestral lunch known as Pachamaca (Andean grill), typical of the epoch of the Spanish conquest. At dusk on the lake, we´ll continue our journey to our hotel in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, located in the famous Urubamba region.
DAY 3: Urubamba – Machu Picchu – Cusco
After an inviting breakfast and a good night´s rest, our transport will take us from our hotel to the Ollantaytambo train station. The train will transport us to Aguas Calientes village where our guide will be waiting to lead us to the bus station where our transport takes us to one of the world wonders – Machu Picchu.
At Machu Picchu we´ll get a description of the place and visit locales like the Guardian House, the Temple of the Sun, the Sacred Plaza, the Inti Huatana (Solar Clock) and the Temple of the Condor. You ´ll have free time to take photos. This tour lasts about 3 hours.
After visiting this wonder, we´ll take the bus back to Aguas Calientes village where our agency has selected and reserved one of the best restaurants in the area to enjoy the best of gastronomic experiences while waiting the hour until the train leaves the station. You´ll also have free time to enjoy the village.
We´ll take the return train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo, where our private transport awaits to take us back to the city of Cusco.
- Private transportation Cusco-Tambomachay
- Private transportation La May-Cusco
- Camping equipment (tent, sleeping bag, matras)
- Specialized cook during the walking time
- Porters who will carry our equipment
- Meals during the walking time
- English-Spanish Guide
- Entrance to Huchuyqosqo
- Ecological mountaineering poles
- First aid kit (first aid kit, oxygen tank)
- Satelital phone
- Alcoholic beverages