Huchuy Qosqo Trek Full Day
A fantastic full day hike in the surroundings of Cusco, departing close from Chinchero, following through a mountain pass and finally reaching Huchuy Qosqo, an ancient Inca archaeological site perched on a cliff with stunning views over the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
We leave Cusco at 7:00 a. m. in a private transport that will take us to the starting point of the trek. We'll start hiking uphill along beautiful mountain scenery with presence of llamas, alpacas and lovely views of the Piuray Lake until we reach the only mountain pass at 4500m/14760ft (2h).
Then we'll start ascending along an Inca trail for an aproximateed1 hour towards the small community of Pukamarca (4010m/13153ft). From there we'll walk downhill towards the Puma Punku community where we'll find remains of an Inca bridge and trail. This canyon has geological formations surrounded by majestic rocky formations direct the river to HUCHUY Qosqo at 3600m/ 11808ft, where we will arrive by early afternoon.
Huchuy Qosqo is an Inca archeological complex with imposing architecture that includes a large open ceremonial center, from which we'll enjoy a panoramic view of the sacred valley and the snow-capped mountain range of the same name. While in the complex, we receive a guided tour after which we'll continue our way to Lamay we will take our private transport back to Cusco.
This tour only as a private serviceDaily Departure with at least 2 people.
|Number of Pax||Price per Person|
|02 People||$ 180.00|
|03 People||$ 150.00|
|04 People||$ 120.00|
|06 People||$ 100.00|
|08 People||$ 90.00|
Appropriate Clothing along This Hike:
Hiking pants and T-shirts are the most suitable, complemented by a sweater and eventually a fleece for cloudy or rainy weather and for the way back to Cusco. It is very convenient to have light raingear available in the daypack (rain poncho or jacket and/or rain pants) as the weather changes easily and rains can suddenly occur. The rest of necessary implements are included in the “What we recommend that you bring” list.Climate: