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Qeswachaca Inca Bridge – Full Day Tour

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  • Nature
  • Culture
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  • Tourist bus
  • Tour Guide
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  • 1 Breakfasts
  • 1 Lunch
  • 1 Snack
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Overview

Qeswachaca Inca Bridge: Inca architecture reached levels of development, even today it surprises the entire world. A sample of this ingenuity is still maintained in the Cusco region. Three hours from the city, in the province of Canas, in the district of Quehue, is the  Qeswachaka Inca bridge, declared by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage, this Inca creation is used to cross the Apurimac River.

It is 28 meters long and 1.20 meters wide, being built to date with ichu. This bridge served as part of the Qhapaq Ñan road system, approximately 500 years old. Therefore traditions and customs are still present, accompanied by rituals for their realization. Also the Qeswachaca Inca Bridge is the last one that has survived modernity and continues to pass its ritual from generation to generation. It is a new tourist alternative in Cusco.

*Difficulty level depends very much on your fitness and acclimatization.

Useful Information

  • Starting altitude – 3400/ 9515 m.
  • Higher altitude – 4250/ 15.200 m
  • Total distance – 60.5 km / 37.5 miles
  • Meals – Breakfast /Lunch 
  • Transport: Tourism Bus
  • Difficulty – Moderate/Easy.
  • Private Service: A Customer’s choice

DAY 1.- CUSCO – QESWACHAKA INCA BRIDGE – CUSCO.

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Itinerary

DAY 1.- CUSCO – QESWACHAKA INCA BRIDGE – CUSCO.

The full day tour to the Inca Bridge Qeswachaca, begins in the city of Cusco, very early we will pick you up at your hotel. At the indicated time to then depart with the south direction of the city, until you reach the Chiquicahuana bridge and continue in the tourist circuit of the four lagoons (approx. 2 hours trip): knowing the following Pomacanchi, Acopia, Asnaqocha and Pampamarca lagoons or Tungasuca.

After enjoying a quiet moment near the lagoons, we will visit a small Volcano located near the town of Yanaoca. Beautiful, which stopped in its growth, today is an attraction very close to the road.

Continued with the trip, through beautiful landscapes to reach the Apurimac River, here we can observe the Inca suspension bridge, made of vegetable fiber (Ichu) over the Apurimac River in the district of Quehue. Dating from the Inca season, its renovation and maintenance is carried out once a year by people from local communities. The full day ride to the Inca bridge Qeswachaca, is also composed of very beautiful scenery, here we can also observe the customs and traditions of the local people. Our exciting tour will finally end with the return to the city of Cusco at approximately 6:00 p.m.

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WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Pick up from your respective Hotel
  • Round trip transportation
  • Breakfast
  • Buffet lunch
  • Bilingual professional guide
  • Access to the protected area
  • Snack for the way
  • First aid kit
  • Oxygen bottle

DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Expenses extras.(tips)
  • Walking stick
  • extra horse

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WHAT YOU NEED TO TAKE.

  • A small backpack
  • Thermal clothing
  • Trekking shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Warm coat
  • Gloves, hat and scarf
  • Sunscreen
  • Photographic camera.
  • Rain jacket / poncho (for safety)
  • Personal medications.
  • Water for the walk.
  • Extra money. (Soles)

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Reviews

star rating  Hice los paseos a Machu Picchu, Vale Sagrado y Montañas Coloridas, y el apoyo de la empresa y del guia Javier fue excelente... Recomiendo.

N4276FBjuana
January 9, 2020

star rating  El Valle Sagrado tiene un encanto particular, pueblos tradicionales y puntos arqueológicos importantes, es interesante conocer las huellas que dejaron nuestros antepasados. Excelente la atención y cuidados recibidos por Javier... read more

Rosario Marisol
January 1, 1970

star rating  Buen servicio, te brinda toda la información necesaria. El tour fue a las Salineras y la Laguna Humantay. Gracias !!!

FarAway528427
January 1, 1970

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By joining this trip, you are directly supporting a project with a positive impact, with the Goal of Sustainable and responsible Development for future generations.

The earnings that Pacha Expeditions receives, for each of our tours, a percentage is destined to support various Andean communities. Pacha Expeditions organizes activities for the benefit of the local community, for children and adults, throughout the year.

Our projects are backed by local authorities and with internationally recognized standards and are audited by third parties. Which imply positive impacts on the beneficiaries

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