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Huchuy Qosqo Trek – Day Trek

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  • Trekking
  • Cultural
Accommodation
  • Turist bus
  • Profesional Guide
Meals
  • 1 Box Lunch
  • 1 Snack
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U$:180 USD
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Overview

Huchuy qosqo trek, is a hiking alternative in the city of Cusco, this archeological site of Huchuy Qosqo is located north of Cusco. It is located at an altitude of 3,600 meters above sea level, and very close to the city of Lamay in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Huchuy qosqo trek, is part of the tourist circuits of Cusco, in this tour you can observe a great variety of landscapes.

Among a large number and variety of buildings, some of stone and other mixed (adobe and stone), which had communication with the city of Cusco and other cities through the Inca trail system. Huchuy Qosqo Trek is ideal to get out of the classic tours of the city of Cusco. This place in the colony was completely abandoned, now it is a beautiful place to observe the entire Sacred Valley and the Andes mountain range.

*Difficulty level depends very much on your fitness and acclimatization

Useful Information

  • Distance: 17 Km
  • Duration: 1 Days trek
  • When to go: April to November.
  • Altitude: 3,700 m to 4,400 m
  • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate.

Itinerary

DAY: CUSCO – HUCHUY QOSQO.

We will leave the city of Cusco very early, in our private vehicle, taking the road to the province of Urubamba, passing through Chinchero, here we will take a detour to reach the community of Tauka, the starting point of our walk.

We will have a few minutes to have breakfast and organize our backpacks. Here we will start our walk through Andean countries accompanied by flora and fauna of the area, we will ascend gently until we reach the highest point, we will be able to observe the presence of different animals, llamas, alpacas and sheep. From the highest point we can see the great Andes mountain range and the snowy peaks that accompany it. We will slowly descend on the plateau that dominates the mountain until we reach the ruins of Huchuy Cusco.

On this journey we will be able to observe and use part of the original Inca trail that linked the town of Chinchero with Huchuy Qosqo. The ruins are structures made of stone and adobe (mud brick). The beauty of this Inca town in the mountains is unique, with a magnificent location that dominates the entire sacred valley.

Here we can see the entrance road, its agricultural terraces, its water sources, palaces and houses for domestic use. After relaxing in the shade of the Qeuña (Polylepis) trees and having a delicious Andean lunch, we begin the zigzagging path up the mountainside, crossing the Urubamba River, where our private bus will take us back to Cusco in the afternoon.

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Includes

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Professional Guide
  • Tourist transport.
  • Breakfast (optional)
  • Lunch
  • Entrance.

What to bring?

  • Rain jacket or poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Cusco)
  • Warm clothes, including jacket, fleece and sweaters
  • Hat or cap for sun protection, rain or cold
  • Sunscreen
  • Snack: biscuits, energy bars, chocolate, etc.
  • water bottle

OPTIONAL SERVICES (NOT INCLUDED):

  • Walking sticks U$.20
  • Daypacks U$.15

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Price & Add – ons

Group: U$: 180
Private: U$: 250

Group versus Private Treks: What’s the difference?

  • Depending on the number of people in your booking, additional people may join the trek to make a full group.
  • If you choose “private”, no additional people will be joining your group, no matter the size.
  • Minimum booking size is two people; one person may book a group trek if Pacha Expeditions Travel Peru, is able to join that person with additional groups.

Rentals

  • Hiking poles – U$: 10 (pair)

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