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Huchuy Qosqo
3 Days and 2 Nights

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Locations Visited

Locations Visited:

Huchuy Qosqo and Machu Picchu.

Starting Altitude

Starting Altitude:

4020 masl = 13186 Feet.

Highest Point

Highest Point:

4230 masl = 13874 Feet.



2 pax min, max 10 paxs.

Physical Grading

Physical Grading:


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Huchuy Qosqo To Machu Picchu 3 Days

The Huchuy Qosqo trek to Machu Picchu is like to go through time, you can walk along ancient trails and visit local communities that still preserve their customs, This tour is very little known but is ideal for those who want another alternative to get to Machu Picchu. Starting with a pre-Inca site that sits on top of the mountains where you can see the entire sacred valley. An interesting mix of pre-Inca and Inca architecture.

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Our tour begins with your pick up from your hotel at 06:00 am, heading to the archaeological site of Tambomachay; From here we will begin our walk through landscapes of Puna and over the Sicllaccasa pass (4020 masl / 13186 feet). In this step we will find archaeological remains and wild crops, such as tarwi, and a large number of cacti. Then we will continue to the Queullococha pass (4185 masl / 13727 feet), where we can see the snowy peaks of Veronica, Pitusiray and Chicon. On our way through Lake Queullococha we will see huallatas, ducks and small fish and then go up to the Challu Challu Pass (4220 masl / 13842 feet). We observe the plains of Chinchero and the lagoons of Piuray and Qoricocha, then we will ascend to the fourth step in Rumicruz (4230 masl / 13874 feet). Then we headed to the Inca rock quarry (4220 masl / 13842 feet), which is where the rocks were extracted to build Huchuy Qosqo. Finally we descend to the community of Pucamarca (4010 masl / 13153 feet), Here we will have dinner and camp overnight.

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After having our breakfast; We will continue towards Huchuy Qosqo. We will descend downhill towards the Leon Punku ravine, here we will find remains of an Inca bridge and trail. This canyon has geological formations surrounded by majestic rocks and rocks that direct the river to Huchuy Qosqo a (3600 masl / 11808 feet). Huchuy Qosqo is an Inca archaeological complex with imposing architecture that includes a large open ceremonial center with a panoramic view of the Sacred Valley, the Vilcanota River. After the explanation we begin to descend about two hours to the next point (4200 masl / 13776 feet), going down about two hours until we reach Taucca, where we will stop for lunch, then we will travel in our private bus to the train station from Ollantaytambo to take the train to Aguas Calientes where we will spend the night.

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After breakfast at your hotel; We start our excursion to Machu Picchu, with the early transfer to the bus stop for the short trip (25 minutes) to the citadel of Machu Picchu. where you will have a guided tour of the Citadel, visiting the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sun Dial (the most important preserved Intihuatana), the Royal Rooms, the Temple of the Three Windows, houses, warehouses and more. After the tour, you will have free time to walk around the archeological site to your liking. Finally we will return in the afternoon by train to Ollantaytambo where the private bus will wait for you to take you to Cusco where our team will leave you at your hotel.

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  • Bilingual and certified Tour Guide
  • A briefing about the trek with your guide the day before
  • Pick up from your accommodation in Cusco
  • Private Transportation to Tambomachay or Qorao. start point
  • Entrance fees to Machupicchu
  • A duffel bag where you can put inside 08 kilos from your personal stuff (it will be carry by the horses or mules)
  • Horses or mules and muleteer to carry camping equipments and cooking stuff
  • Transportation, Cusco to Cachora
  • Four season tents (2 trekkers in each one) you will have enough space to put things inside
  • Camping equipment (Kitchen tent, portable chairs and table)
  • Mattresses
  • 3 Meals per day during the trek (food served in a buffet style)
  • Professional Cook
  • Snack for each day of trekking
  • Boiled water to drink during the trail
  • Availability of meals to your preference (vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, pesquetarian, etc)
  • Touristic train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes
  • Private Transportation from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
  • 1 Night Hotel in Aguas Calientes, (private bathroom, wifi, cable Tv, 24-hour hot water, cable Tv and breakfast)
  • First Aid Kit, with Oxigen ballon
  • A Survivor T – shirt, for each member of the group

Doesn’t includes:

  • Breakfast on the first day and lunch on the last day
  • Extra expense if you want to buy things along the trail
  • Entrance to the hot springs water Aguas Calientes (10 soles per person)
  • Entrance fees to Waynapicchu Mountain or Mountain Machu Picchu. (it has an extra cost of 70 dollars per person)
  • Sleeping bags (you can rent from us which cost 20 dollars for a professional one, which can support until -15 degrees celcius or 5 degrees farenheit)
  • Walking sticks (you can rent from us which cost 15 dollars for a professional black diamond pair)
  • Mineral water (you can buy bottle of mineral water in Ollantaytambo)
  • Extra horse or mule to carry extra backpacks or to ride until the second campsite (120 dollars per horse or mule)
  • Bus up or down from Aguas Calientes- Machu Picchu
  • Tips for the team (Is not obligatory but if you wish to do it, it will be welcome)
  • Original Passport
  • Travel Insurance card (you have to le tus know the name of your Travel Insurance company and you travel Insurance Number)
  • Day Pack
  • Rain coat or Rain Poncho
  • Cold Clothes (For the first and Second day)
  • Trekking shirts and trekking pants
  • Waterproof hiking shoes
  • Warm jacket
  • Bottle of Water
  • Flash Light
  • Toilet Paper
  • Shorts
  • Sun Block
  • Sun Glasses
  • Caps or Hats
  • Gloves (for the first and second day)
  • Insect Repellent (30% DEET Recommended)
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Walking sticks
  • Camera with extra batteries
  • Extra money especially in soles to buy thing along the trek


PRICES FOR 2022 - 2023
Number of People for GROUP SERVICE :
2 3 4 5-6 7-10
Price USD$ (per person):
500 USD$ 480 USD$ 450 USD$ 420 USD$ 400 USD$

PRICES FOR 2022 - 2023
Number of People for PRIVATE SERVICE:
2 3 4 5-6 7-10
Price USD$ (per person):
650 USD$ 600 USD$ 550 USD$ 500 USD$ 450 USD$


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