Huchuy Qosqo 2 days 1 night. :A fantastic 2-day trip around Cusco, starting from Tambomachay, located just 20 minutes from Cusco, leading to Huchuy Qosqo, an ancient Inca archeological site
perched on a cliff above the Sacred Valley of the Incas, passing through mountain passes, the Andes communities and offering a great variety of local flora and fauna.
Day 1: Cusco – Pukamarca
In the morning we will pick you up from your hotel on our private bus, then we will go to Sacsayhuaman, where the horses are waiting for us for our trip. This day, we will walk around 7 hours; we will climb to more than (4,000 m.a.s.l.) and then descend to the village of Pukamarka. During the walk, we will have spectacular views of the landscape, we will walk through the high Andean grasslands of Puna, with some potato plantations and many tubers.
We will pass through 2 beautiful lakes: Suyllo Cocha and Qori Cocha, where it is possible to see the Andean seagull, neo tropical cormorants, Puna ducks and a lot of bird biodiversity. During the tour we will also see herds of auquénidos such as llamas and sheep that are herded by people from communities across the mountains. In the afternoon we follow the river to reach the town of Pukamarka (3100 m.a.s.l.), where we will raise our camp, then we can visit the Inca walls in the town.
Day 2: Pukamarca – Huchuy Qosqo – Lamay – Cusco
After breakfast, we will continue walking for about 1h 20m approx. To Huchuy Qosqo. Just behind the town of Pukamarka, we will walk through an impressive canyon with wooden bridges. Continuing the trip, we can see the terraces of Huchuy Qosqo. Upon arrival in Huchuy Qosqo, the guide will give you an explanation about the archaeological site and the Inca culture. We will enjoy an impressive view of the Sacred Valley. Then we will continue walking downhill for approx. 2 hours to reach the town of Lamay, from there we return by bus to Cusco.
Huchuy Qosqo 2 days 1 night includes:
- Transfer from Hotel to Tambomachay ..
- Professional bilingual guide.
- Food (1 lunch, 1 breakfast, 1 dinner).
- Camping equipment.
- Horses to carry camping equipment and food.
- Entrance to Huchuy Qosqo.
- Transfer from Lamay to Cusco.
Huchuy Qosqo 2 days 1 night does not include:
- Sleeping bag (optional you can rent it).
- Mineral water.
- Extra horse to ride.
- First breakfast and last lunch.
We recommend you bring:
- Walking shoes.
- Rain poncho
- Long and short pants.
- Camera, batteries.
- Personal things (soap, toilet paper, small towel, etc.).
- Hat or cap.
- Sun block, sunglasses.
- Water bottle (minimum 1.5 liters).
- Walking sticks