Huchuy Qosqo Trek
Transfer from hotel at 7am in order to board the bus to the X zone, where trek will begin. During trek, pass by archaeological sites, and the Lagoon of Queullacocha. Arrival in Huchuy Qosqo and camp. Dinner and time to rest. (L-D).
Early morning breakfast and time to explore the archaeological site with a guide. Appreciate the snow-capped mountains of the Sacred Valley and the beautiful views of the mountains, which surround this area. Trek to Colquebaston, at 4,850 meters above sea level, and then descend (3 hours) to the lagoon of Piuray , where you will visit the archaeological site of Wacacancha, a temple dedicated to worship the water. Pass by the community of Piura and after camp on the shores of the Piuray lagoon. (B-L-D).
Early in the morning, trek to the archaeological site of Moray (3,500 meters above sea level.). Lunch. After lunch we descend to the Salt mines, one-hour visit approx. Finally, visit the town of Ollantaytambo and take the train to the town of Aguas Calientes. Night in hostel (2,000 meters above sea level.). (B-L-D).
Early morning rise (5am) to take the bus (25 mins approx.) to Machu Picchu Sanctuary, enjoy a 2 hour guided tour. In the afternoon, return by bus to Aguas Calientes and take the train to the city of Ollantaytambo. Bud to Cusco. Transfer to hotel. (B).
- Private bus Cusco – X Zone
- Specialized guide
- Meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
- Horses (carrying all equipment / luggage only)
- Hostel: 1 night in Aguas Calientes
- Entrance fee to Huchuy Qosqo.
- Entrance fee to Moray and Salt mines
- Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
- Bus in Aguas Calientes
- Train Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo
- Camping equipment
- First aid kit
Extras to be hired:
- Sleeping bags US$ 15.00
- Horse (MAXIMUM 15 KILOS) US$ 158.00 per passenger
What you need to bring/carry:
- Backpack, with a change of clothes for the whole period of the trek. T shirts, shorts and some warm clothes. Recommended max 6 kilos for your personal belongings
- Strong, comfortable footwear
- Sweater and jacket (something warm)
- Water bottle and water purification tablets (Micropur are recommended and can be bought in local pharmacies in Cusco)
- Flashlight and batteries
- Hat or cap to protect you from the sun
- Sun block (sun protection cream), insect repellent
- Toiletries, towel and toilet paper
- Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries
- Extra cash
- One complete change of clothing (you can afford to carry more changes of clothing if you hire a personal porter)
- Optional: walking sticks or poles (rubber covers required)