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Our Huchuy Qosqo trek to Machu Picchu 3 days, will take you through the heights of the Sacred Valley, pass by Huchuy Qosqo, Ollantaytambo, citadel of Machu Picchu. This magnificent hike is perfect for adventurers who want to see and experience the different ecosystem changes from one day to the next.
This complex is the most important archaeological center in the Urubamba Valley, after Ollantaytambo and Pisac. The ruins are impressive, although the conservation of the site is inferior to that of Ollantaytambo or Pisac, because they are older. But unlike the aforementioned places Huchuy Qosqo has a peculiar architecture: the buildings have been built on polished stone bases of fine finish, with clay plaster (they are the best preserved parts) and the highest floors are made of adobe.
Starting Altitude – 3800m / 12,467ft.
Highest Altitude – 4300m / 14,107ft.
Walking Distance – 18km / 11 miles
Longest Day – Day 1, approximately 10km / 6.2 miles
Coldest Night – Day 1 around -2º celsius
Meals – 2 breakfast, 2 lunch, 2 dinner, 1 tea times, 1 wake up tea
Overall Difficulty - Moderate
STARTING POINT: – Cusco at your hotel
The Hispanic chronicles refer that Huchuy Qosqo (probably a place known in Inca times as Caquia Jaquijahuana) was the favorite work and place of the Inca Wiracocha.
A kallanka of at least 40 to 50 meters long is observed. Also a remarkable building with two stone floors and one upper one of adobe. There are also large terraces, a very large square and a large Inca gate through which passes a very well preserved road that leads from Tambomachay.
Machu Picchu is one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World, Heritage of Humanity, Historical Sanctuary of Peru and probably the most important archaeological site in Latin America.
Machu Picchu is majestic architecture comprises 140 structures throughout the citadel.
Machu Picchu is was built by the Inca Pachacutec around the year 1460
After being forgotten, it was only in 1911 that the American Hiram Bingham reached Machu Picchu on an expedition and spread the site worldwide.
- DAY 1: CUSCO - TAMBO MACHAY - PUCAMARCA
- DAY 2: PUMAMARCA - HUCHUY QOSQO - OLLANTAYTAMBO - AGUAS CALIENTES
- DAY 3: MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO
We will leave early from Cusco and take private transportation to the interesting ruins of Tambo Machay. From where we will climb to achieve spectacular scenery over the city of Cusco. Then we cross the mountains, we will pass some beautiful Andean lakes and fields where the llamas graze. Here the villagers grow potatoes, and other crops depending on the season. Then we follow an Inca descending road to a village of stone cabins, with thatched roofs.
During the day we will cross four little high passes, the highest is 4000 m. After about 6 hours we will arrive at a small hamlet known as Pucamarca, where we will camp and spend the night. The total distance of the walk is 12 km.
After breakfast, we will pass through a narrow but spectacular canyon and arrive at wonderful landscapes over the Sacred Valley. After approximately 2 hours of walking we will arrive at Huchuy Qosqo. We will explore the ruins of Huchuy Qosqo and enjoy the beautiful views of the Andes. From here it is 3 hours of an impressive descent to the Sacred Valley. We will have lunch in Lamay, a typical town and little frequented by tourists. Total distance walked 4 km, mostly downhill. From here, we will take the local transport to Ollantaytambo, where you will have time to visit the ruins and explore this town that has a design similar to that of the Inca era. By late afternoon, we take the train to Aguas Calientes where we spend the night in a hotel.
After breakfast we will board the bus which will take us “Machu Picchu”. upon arrival at the Citadel we can appreciate the enigmatic beauty and the incomparable example of architectural perfection and hydraulics of one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World, we will have a guided tour of about 2 hours, where we can appreciate the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, Intihuatana, The Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and the Cemetery, you are then given free time to stroll around the citadel . You will have all morning in Machu Picchu to take pictures, maybe to climb the Wayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain, enjoy this mystical place. Then we´ll descend by bus to Aguas Calientes for lunch and then calmly return by train to Ollantaytambo where our tourist transport to the city of Cusco will be expecting us, and will later transfer you to your hotel.
Climb up Huayna Picchu and appreciate the beauty and magnificence of Machu Picchu from there (We recommend that you book in advance) Not Included
Climb Machu Picchu Mountain and appreciate the beauty and magnificence of Machu Picchu from there (We recommend that you book in advance) Not Included
Visit the new local museum or the hot springs in Aguas Calientes later in the day. Not Included
- Meals: Breakfast
- Tour: Two-hour tour with our guide in Machu Picchu
Remember that!!! This walk leaves every day of the year.
“This trek to Machu Picchu is available every day provided we have a minimum of 2 hikers”
We know that time is very important for you and you want to make the most of it. That is why punctuality is one of our most important values.
From the moment you have contact with us, we will try to provide a personalized service according to your travel requirements.
It is our priority to have the very best guides with a wide knowledge of the history and culture of our destinations and of the wild activities we offer.
The food is one of the most important things on the trek, we bring balance and nutritive food along the trail, all our presentations are buffet.
Our transportation is private for all our treks and tours, and our camps are strategically located so you can enjoy your hikes.
we bet on an offer nature tourism and cultural, based on a commitment to social and environmental responsibility.