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Huchuy Qosqo Trek 2 Days

Huchuy Qosqo trek to Machu Picchu is a very pleasant and not-so-challenging option that combines nature, original Inca manufacturing trails, visit the community and a guided tour of the little-known Inca site of Huchuy Qosqo. This route will take you off beaten tracks and out of the crowds of the most popular treks, but it will still keep you immersed in the fascinating things that Peru has to offer.

  • Duration: 2 Days/1 Nights:
  • Departures: Daily
  • Type: Hike

First day: Cusco – Huch’uy Qosqo

After the pick up at 9:00 am we leave Cusco by bus to Patabamba, where we do a stop for packing our staff then will we will walk uphill to the archaeological place of Qhapac Cancha, This site is perfect for watching almost the 80% of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, then we will descend to the town of Siwa, where we will stop some moments to observe the roof technique of straw of this picturesque town remembering the ancient Inca buildings, which makes of the town a welcoming place for a brief rest, after the lunch in the proximities, we continue and will pass the Mirador of Wayllanqaray toward the archaeological site of Huchuy Qosqo, where we will camp, and just after a good rest our guide will explain us about this interesting place, all this beautiful place is protected by the snow capped of Sawasiray and Pitusiray spectacular Apus of the Sacred Valley of the Inca. (L, D).

Second Day: Huchuy Qosqo – Chinchero – Cusco

After a healthy breakfast we will climb northeast to the Yanaqhaqa, and after passing the forest valley of the Canyon of Pucaqaqa, we’ll arrive to the pre-inca terraces of Lucre culture, where we do a stop for resting then we’ll climb up to Wallataqasa Pass (4240 m./13,910 ft.) where we will see the landscape of the authentic Andean Highlands, then after enjoying this site we will descend to Tauca Village (3850 m./12,631 ft.) near of the lagoon of Piuray,where a bus is waiting for us. Some minutes later after the pick-up we will drive about 15 minutes to Chinchero, where we will stop for shopping and visiting the market place. (B, L,) .End of Service

The Tour Includes

  • Professional bilingual guide
  • First aid kit

The Tour Does Not Include

  • Breakfast on the first day and Dinner on last day..
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Extra mule or horse (for asking before departing)
  • Archaeological sites entrance fees in Chinchero

It is recommended that you bring:

  • Comfortable clothes for travel
  • Smart clothes for night life
  • Shorts – T-shirts
  • A warm fleece or down jacket
  • Thermal underwear
  • Warm hat, gloves, scarf
  • Sweater (Available in Cusco)
  • Waterproof coat & trousers (poncho)
  • Socks / underwear
  • Trekking trousers
  • After trekking trousers & t-shirt
  • Good, well walking boots
  • After trek shoes (sandals)
  • Towel
  • Sleeping bag
  • Water bottle & purification tablets (optional)
  • Sunglasses
  • Swim suit
  • Sun-hat
  • Head torch & spare batteries
  • Book, notepaper & pen (optional)
  • Sun block
  • Lip balm
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • Camera & batteries
  • Pocket knife
  • Insect Repellent
  • Walking sticks & protective rubber (optional)
  • Personal toilet kit
  • Money belt
  • Day sack & rain-cover
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