Huchuy Qosqo on Horseback & Machu Picchu

Huchuy Qosqo on Horseback & Machu Picchu

2D/1N
110 USD *PER PERSON
Based two people all private service
  • Adventure
  • Exploration
  • Hiking
Asnac qocha Lake, Huchuy Qosqo Archaeological Site, Train to Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu Citadel

Expedition Overview

Huchuy Qosqo Hike original Inca Trail near Cusco, Huchuy Qosqo Trek Map located north of Cusco over the Andes where the ancient Inca civilization developed Inca trail to be communicated with the mountain gods Huchuy Qosqo history is based at the beginning of the ancient Inca expansion early 14 th they had built a temple, terraces for agriculture system and very sophisticate military protected place to make sure the royalty moving to the end of his days will be safe and always connected to the mountain gods. Huchuy Qosqo Information is all over Cusco tour companies with much option to visit Huchuy Qosqo tour most recommended will be Huchuy Qosqo Day Trip or Huchuy Qosqo trek 2 days mostly departures are from 10 kilometers away from Cusco or an optional Huchuy Qosqo from Chinchero to short the trekking however the amazing Andes combines with the original Inca Trail Trekking, Huchuy Qosqo Without guide is available but knowing the risk of having many problems to get there unless you have a good information, always welcome to ask anything on our web site, Huchuy Qosqo Full Day tours are available everyday accessible hike for the ones without hiking experience and optional horseback riding 60% of the trail.

Itinerary

DAY 1: Horseback Riding and Huchuy Qosqo

This morning, we’ll pick you up from your hotel and head up to the outskirts of Cusco, where we’ll meet our new travel companions, the horses. We’ll begin our morning ride through the mountains, arriving to one of the largest lakes in the highlands region known as Asnac Qocha. Here, we’ll enjoy the mountain views and relax before we get back on the move. After about two hours, we’ll make our way to a small, Qechuan community where we’ll say goodbye to our horses and start a 40-minute downhill hike to reach the spectacular ruins of Huchuy Qosqo. Here, we’ll explore the site and learn more about its history and archeology. From here, we’ll hike down into the town of Lamay where our driver will be waiting to take us to the Ollantaytambo train station. We’ll catch the evening train to arrive at Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu Town) where we’ll settle into our hotel and get a good night’s rest before tomorrow’s much-anticipated adventure.

DAY 2: Machu Picchu

This morning, we’ll rise before the sun to catch the earliest bust to Machu Picchu, where we’ll enjoy the wee hours of the morning before the crowds arrive. You’ll explore the ruins and soak up Machu Picchu’s famed good energy with your guide, learning more about the site’s history and significance.
You’ll have the rest of the day to explore Machu Picchu as you wish, including an optional hike up famous Wayna Picchu Mountain, or alternatively, Machu Picchu mountain for the most spectacular views. (These hikes require an additional pass, so let us know if you’re interested in this option.) We’ll head back into town in the afternoon to catch our train back to Ollantaytambo, then onto your hotel in Cusco.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What is included?

  • All ground transportation during itinerary, including train to Aguas Calientes and bus to Machu Picchu
  • Admission to archeological sites
  • Accommodation in Aguas Calientes
  • Qosqo Expeditions Guide
  • Porters to carry camping gear
  • Camp Chef
  • Equipment: Tents (2 people in each 3-person tent), basic foam mattress, dinner tent, special biodegradable bathroom tent, kitchen tent, tables and chairs.
  • First-Aid kit, including emergency oxygen bottle
  • Garbage is carried to Cusco
  • Gratuities for porters and camp staff

What not is included

  • Sleeping bag (We have them to rent for US$ 5.00 per day. Our sleeping bags are –8ºC-comfort (0ºF) mummy form and include a sleeping liner. They are cleaned after every use and have a maximum usage of 30 trips.)
  • Lunch on the last day, after our tour of Machu Picchu
  • Entrance to the hot springs in Aguas Calientes
  • Gratuities for your guide
  • Optional extra night in Aguas Calientes
  • Optional pass to Huayna Picchu Mountain Trail
  • Horses to carry your personal items
  • Alcoholic drinks

Suggestions

What you’ll need to bring and carry

  • A backpack with a change of clothes for the whole period of the trek
  • Rain jacket or poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Cusco)
  • Strong footwear, ideally trekking or sport shoes
  • Warm clothes, including jacket, fleece and sweaters
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Camera, films and batteries (batteries consume more quickly under cold conditions)
  • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun, rain or cold
  • Sun block
  • Insect repellent
  • Toilet paper
  • Snacks: biscuits, energy bars, chocolate, etc.
  • Water bottle and sterilizing tablets (ie. Micropur)
  • Small towel
  • Swimsuit (if you intend to go to the hot springs)
  • Optional: walking sticks or poles.

Please Note

  • Day Pack
  • Good trekking shoes or boots
  • Rain poncho (or Rain Jacket)
  • Bathing Suit, Sandals and towels
  • Insect repellent
  • T-Shirts and Shorts
  • Sun block, Sun glasses and hat
  • Flashlight
  • Personal Medicine.

Additional Information

Before heading to famed Machu Picchu, get off the beaten path and see the lesser-known but equally beautiful Huchuy Qosqo, an ancient pre-Incan and Incan settlement perched precariously on the steep slopes of the Peruvian Andes. Huchuy Qosqo is a culturally significant archeological site from the Inca civilization, high above the Sacred Valley in a strategic location hidden from enemies to keep the empire secure; an excellent example of the ingenuous war strategies used by the Incas.

Visit the Inca ruins of Huchuy Qosqo, then take the train to Machu Picchu.

Huchuy Qosqo Hike original Inca Trail near Cusco, Huchuy Qosqo Trek Map located north of Cusco over the Andes where the ancient Inca civilization developed Inca trail to be communicated with the mountain gods Huchuy Qosqo history is based at the beginning of the ancient Inca expansion early 14th they had built a temple, terraces for agriculture system and very sophisticate military protected place to make sure the royalty moving to the end of his days will be safe and always connected to the mountain gods.

Huchuy Qosqo Information is all over Cusco tour companies with much option to visit Huchuy Qosqo tour most recommended will be Huchuy Qosqo Day Trip or Huchuy Qosqo trek 2 days mostly departures are from 10 kilometers away from Cusco or an optional Huchuy Qosqo from Chinchero to short the trekking however the amazing Andes combines with the original Inca Trail Trekking.

Huchuy Qosqo Without guide is available but knowing the risk of having many problems to get there unless you have a good information, always welcome to ask anything on our web site, Huchuy Qosqo Full Day tours are available everyday accessible hike for the ones without hiking experience and optional horseback riding 60% of the trail.