huchuy qosqo trek
Huchuy Qosqo Hiking (two days, one night)
El huchuy qosqo trek is a fantastic two days trek, frequently used as training trek, and altitude acclimatizing trek, the trek, is a captivating trek with nice landscapes of valleys and mountains with fascinating background. With the legacy of the Incan culture, through this magnificent archeological site called huchuy qosqo, which means “Little Cusco (in Quechua). huchuy qosqo trek / hiking to huchuy qosqo is fantastic, that enables you to trek toward Huchuy Qosqo, it is a form of carrying out Cultural Tourism combined with adventure, this circuit is full with natural attractiveness that grants to visitors a sensation of adventure, on the huchuy qosqo trek, the trail leads by gradual uphill, but several downhill steps, there is a great small canyon hosting pukamarca which is a nice village, near this you will find inca building, not only vilage and the canyon, also along the huchuy qosqo trek the imposing Geography of the Andes, lagoons concentrates all your attention. if you are looking to see llamas and alpacas in the wild/nature, the huchuy qosqo trek gives this opportunity. Even though it appears to be in a populated area, you soon will discover the true wildness of the andes. join us and enjoy the huchuy qosqo trek.
Day 01 .- Cusco - Pukamarka - Huchuy Qosqo.- for huchuy qoqso trek is needed an early departure around 6:00 a.m. it starts with transfer from your hotel drive towards the archaeological site of Sacsayhuaman symbol of the Inca architecture, then we drive up to tambo machay, our huchuy qosqo trek start point, the walk to huchuy qosqo begins on ascending trails towards a summit of the Mountain, from where we will observe the valley of Cusco the trek goes by surrounded splendor of big mountains, then after the huchuy qosqo trek continues by straw grassy section reaching lagoons of Qoriqocha and Yanacocha, one of this lagoons is a perfect site for lunch. From lunch the trail still goes up, in about 30 minutes after lunch there is coming a large smooth trail by over 4.000 masl. then after the trek to huchuy qosqo goes descending until the community of Pukamarca, consisting in a group of andean litle houses with straw roof. we continue with our huchuy qosqo trek in Upward until León Punku. a narrow and spectacular little canyon like gate taking us for great views of the Sacred Valley. from this site the huchuy qosqo trek still goes on escending and smooth path on kind of flat until the summit of the Gulch, from this we will be able to observe part of the Sacred Valley of the Inka’s, After about 8 hours of walking, finally the group arrives to Huchuy Qosqo to spend the night
Day 02.- huchuy qosqo - piuray laoon - Cusco.- After a nutritious breakfast, a gaded tour will show you the inca archaeological site of huchuy qosqo which is at 3.600 m.a.l.s, gentle walk and plenty of time to explore all it´s dimension, after this visit, the trek starts on smooth and slow up-hill for about around 2.5 hours arriving to the high pass at (4300m.a.l.s), after admiring the mountains we descend for about 02:00 hrs for lunch where the huchuy qosqo trek ends. Our transport will bring back all trekkers to cusco city. Optional extention to visit Moray archaeological centre (circular terraces), the Salineras (mines of salt). In the afternoon drive back to Cusco city. Our service ends with the transfer to your hotel.
The huchuy qosqo trek service includes:
- Transfer from your hotel in the morning to the trail head.
- English speaking professional guide.
- Meals 2 lunches, 1 dinners, and 1 breakfasts + snacks.
- Trekking chef and porters during 2 days.
- Private transport from cusco to trail head, Taucca to Cusco.
- First-aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
Does not include:
- Breakfast on the first day, no lunch and dinner on the last day.
- Sleeping bag.