Waqrapukara day trek. It will take you to one of the most beautiful Inca places located in the Andes mountain range, this fortress is built on top of a steep mountain, this hiking experience will also immerse you in an area where there are few travelers. Waqrapucara day trek. This walk will take you out of the traditional tours of the city of Cusco.
This religious center is a mixture of pre-Inca and Inca construction, waqrapukara day trek, is considered a new hiking option in the city of Cusco. It was built by the Qanchi ethnic group and in the time of the Incas probably built in the period of the Inca government Wayna Khápaq considered a fortress. Waqrapukara day trek, is a tourist attraction and a new tourist alternative in the city of Cusco.
*Difficulty level depends very much on your fitness and acclimatization.
- 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 – Waqrapukara – Cusco.
DAY 1: Cusco –Waqrapukara – Cusco.
Waqrapukara day trek, starts at 04:30 a.m. at 04:45 am with the pick up of our transport at your hotel and then we will go southeast of Cusco until we reach cusipata where we will take our Breakfast, then continue on a paved road where we will see the different villages until we reach Chuquicahuana where we will take the route towards Acomayo on this route we can appreciate the beautiful Pomacanchi lagoon where we will have a short stop.
Continuing with the tour we will arrive at the town of Sangarara, and then continue to the community of Rinconada where we will begin the walk, we will pass through meadows and different ecological floors until we reach the archaeological site of Waqrapukara, around 11:00 am we begin to explore the Inca site our Guide will visit different places such as: Intipunku (Puerta del Sol), main square, Torreones, andenería, enclosures and cave paintings that will surprise you.
After the visit to Waqrapukara Day Trek, we begin the return along the same road until we reach the town of Cusipata where we will have a lunch and a short rest, then our return to Cusco. We will arrive to the city of Cusco between 18:30 pm
WHAT IS INCLUDED
- Pick up from your respective Hotel
- Round trip transportation
- 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
WHAT YOU NEED TO TAKE.
- A small backpack
- Thermal clothing
- Trekking shoes
- Sun hat
- Warm coat
- Gloves, hat and scarf
- Photographic camera.
- Rain jacket / poncho (for safety)
- Personal medications.
- Water for the walk.
- Extra money. (Soles)
OPTIONAL SERVICES (NOT INCLUDED):
- Horses for rent
- walking stick
- Day pack
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June 11, 2019
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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