HUCHUY QOSQO TREK TO MACHU PICCHU

3 Days / 2 Nights

Code: AVP049

 

OVERVIEW

ITINERARY

INCLUDED

PRICES / HOTELS

MAP

 

Price

 

Price includes all credit card transaction fees and taxes

 

Starting point

Cusco

Ending Point

Cusco

Duration

3 Days

Activities

Active Hiking, Archaeological, Cultural, Ecological, Adventure, Trekking, Camping

Altitude

2050 - 4050 m. / 6725 - 13287 f.

Departures

Daily Departures 2 people minimum

Meals Provided

(B) Brakfast  /  (L) Lunch  /  (D) Dinner

High Season

Whole Year

Difficulty

Moderate

Day 1: Cusco -  Tambomachay – Pucamarca (L), (D)

 

• Around 6:15a.m. Your guide will pick you up from your hotel. A private transfer will take you to the ruins of Tambomachay where the trek starts.

• Your guide will explain you the importance of the ruins of Tambomachay which are located at 12,070 feet above sea level.   Here a snack will be provided by your tour guide and you will give your personal belongings to our porters.

• After 2 hours and a half of hike going up you will reach the first pass located at 13,180 feet above sea level. After a short break, you will keep hiking for about another 2 hours and a half.

• On the way you will observe from far Lake Piuray and another two small lakes. Lunch will be served at this point.

• After lunch you will reach the highest pass of the trek at 13,840 feet above sea level in about 30 minutes.

• From this point to the small Andean town of Pucamarca (you will need about 45 minutes. Llamas and Alpacas can be observed on this portion of the trek. Dinner will be served at this town.

• Camping

 

Day 2: Pucamarca – Huchuy Qosqo – Lamay (B), (L), (D)

 

• The cook’s assistant will awaken you about 6:00a.m., offering you hot tea.

• Breakfast will be served at about 6:30a.m. And after that you will start you hike towards Huchuy Qosqo.

• The first part of the hike will take through a small canyon walking over an original Inca road.

• After an hour and a half you will arrive to the ruins of Huchuy Qosqo or Little Cusco.

• At the ruins your guide will take you to the main rooms and temple. Your guide will also explain you about the importance of this complex during the Empire of the Incas.

• Huchuy Qosqo is located at 11,860 feet above sea level. At the ruins you will have a beautiful view of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the Vilcanota River, and the towns of Calca and Lamay.

• After the tour, a constant descent will take you to Lamay Town in about 3 hours. Once in Lamay at 9,900 feet above sea level you will enjoy lunch.

• After lunch you will be taken to Ollantaytambo town from where you will be taken the backpacker train to Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu town.

• Once in Aguas Calientes you will be accommodated at the hotel of your choice (included in the package). At about 7:00p.m. Your guide will pick you up from there in order for you to enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

• Overnight in Aguas Calientes

 

Day 3: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco (B)

 

• Breakfast

• Today you will tour Machu Picchu (7875 feet above sea level), either hiking there beginning at 4:30a.m. Or taking a bus at about 6:30a.m.

• Your guided tour of Machu Picchu will last about two hours.

• After that you will have time to hike the Huayna Picchu Mountain or just wander around.

• In the afternoon, one or two hours before your train departure, you should take the bus down to Aguas Calientes, where you will take the train to Ollantaytambo.

• Upon arrival, you will be driven to your hotel in Cusco.

 

Included

Not Included

Weight allowance: Our porters will carry up to 15 pounds or 7 kilograms of your personal belongings.

Brief presentation of the trek at our office in Cusco located one block from the main square

1 night sleeping at 4 seasons tents designed for four people (We also accommodate two people.)

1 night in Aguas Calientes at the hostel or hotel of your choice

Bilingual and professional tour guides

Transportation from Cusco to Tambomachay, where the treks begins

Meals as mentioned in the itinerary

Snacks

Trained local cooks and cooking equipment

Personal pad (double foam)

Dining and cooking tents, including portable chairs and table

Transportation from Lamay Town to Ollantaytambo Town

Expedition train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes

Entrance ticket to Huchuy Qosqo

Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu

Two-hour guided tour upon your arrival in Machu Picchu

Bus ticket up from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu

Bus ticket down from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes

Train ticket Aguas Calientes / Ollantaytambo

Transportation from the train station to your hotel in Cusco

Vegetarian food available upon request for no extra charge

Emergency oxygen bottle

First aid equipment

Quality service

Pick up in Cusco City

 

 

International and domestic airfare to and from Peru

Tips and gratuities

Sleeping bag

Travel insurance (Highly recommended)

Breakfasts are included at all hotels. All other meals are not included unless specified in the itinerary

Personal trekking gear

 

 

 

Destination / Accommodation

2 star

3 star

4 star

5 star

Aguas Calientes

Wayra Clasic

Tierra Viva

Casa Andina Classic

Sumaq

Single Accommodation Price

USD 490.00

USD 650.00

USD 760.00

USD 985

Double Accommodation Price

USD 420.00

USD 610.00

USD 710.00

USD 870

 

Note:

  • We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes. We will endeavor to confirm final hotel bookings as soon as possible.
  • If the option chosen is sold out, we will book another one of the same category, price, and service previous customer’s approval.
  • If you have a party of 4 or more, please ask for our special prices.
  • All the prices are per person

 

 

 

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Address: Constructores Villa La Capullana A 9

San Jeronimo, Postal Code: 08000, Cusco - Perú

 

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