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Hotel pickup included
Day 1: Cusco - Tambomachay - Qenko We will leaving Cusco city and head to the Inca site of Tambomachay. From this location will start our Huchuy Qosqo hike which it will pass through valleys, mountain lakes and small communities. We will indulge by the beauty of the nature, their variety of birds such as the Andean Geese, partridges and lapwings as well as a variety of birds of prey, all of which are regularly spotted throughout the day. Our hike is taking us along a path that leads to the Tauca town in which nearby we will find archaeological vestiges, also wild crops, such as tarwi, and a large quantity of cactus. Following our path on to the Pukamarca pass at 4, 200m, we will delight ourselves with the stunning views of the valley and magnificent mountains: Veronica, Pitusiray, Chicon and the San Juan snow peaks. Than we will descend towards the beautiful, remote Andean pueblo Pukamarca at 4,010m above sea level, and have a short break. We will walk downhill to a mystical ancient path which will lead us to the Leon Punku Ravine a small and narrow corridor between rock walls. Inca remains in place and sets of stairs (some of the best examples of Inca stairs anywhere in the world) will leave us astonished. This canyon is absolutely magical and boasts geological formations surrounded by majestic rocks and boulders that direct the river to Huchuy Qosqo at 3,600m. We will get to the ruins and admire its formation on the mountains and we will settle no far from this archeological site to pass the night. Day 2: Qenko - Huchuy Qosco - Lamay - Aguas Calientes We will enter into the Huchuy Qosqo and hike to its archeological site led by our guide. You can take as much photos as you wanted and immerse into the past of this place on your own. Afterwards, of seeing the most of Huchuy Qosqo, we will start our trek that would last 2 hours. At some point of our trail we will have a break and lunch too. Our trail will way down the mountain, to Lamay at 3,000m / 9,840ft. Lamay is a town dedicated to agriculture and cattle raising. Later in the afternoon, our private transport will carry us to Ollantaytambo, where we will board an afternoon train to Aguas Calientes. The train ride to Ollantaytambo is fascinating because the whole station, train wagons and decor seems extract from a movie well back in the past. The train route to Aguas Calientes is an absolutely gorgeous route, world-renowned for its beauty. Upon our arrival to Aguas Calientes all passengers will be shown to their respective hotels Day 3: Machu Picchu Waking up early, you'll board the first bus back up to Machu Picchu to enter the site as it opens. Enjoy a 2-hour guided tour of the site and then explore this place on your own. You can also climb up the Huayna Picchu if you've purchased the permit before. Then, you'll take the train back to Ollantaytambo and a bus back to Cusco.
Professional bilingual tour guide
Pick up from your hotel
Round trip transportation (bus to start of trek and tourist train back to Cusco)
Dining tent with tables and chairs.
2 Breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 afternoon snacks and 2 dinners
Previously boiled water
4-people tents (per 2 people)
Sleeping foam mattresses
Porters (they carry cooking and camping equipment and up to 7 kilos of tourist's belongings)
1 night accommodation in Aguas Calientes on day two.
Extra oxygen and first-aid kit
Single Supplement fee $ 72.00
Breakfast on the first morning.
Lunch and dinner on day 3.
Sleeping bags. If you do not have a sleeping bag or you don't want the hassle of bringing one all the way to Peru with you, then we have sleeping bags to hire.
Tips for the guide, cook and porters.
Travel Insurance - You are strongly recommended to take out travel insurance for the duration of your trip.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Approximately 10.5 (17Km) of hiking
Altitude ranges from 12,140 feet (3700 meters) to 14,440 feet (4400 meters) above sea level
Best time to go is from April to October
Difficulty level - Moderate
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate