Huchuy Qosqo is an Inca settlement located in the upper part of the sacred valley of the Incas. The place is considered the last refuge of the Inca Wirachoca, who was the father of Pachacuteq Inca and is regarded as one of the best strategists of the ancient civilization. Huchuyqosqo is a place with constructions of the quality of Machu Picchu with enclosures built for the Inca royalty, agricultural sectors, sectors for the storage and connected with roads that came from the sacred valley, of Cusco, of Chinchero. On this trek, you will make one of the trails that used to connect Huchuyqosqo with the sacred valley of the Incas and Cusco. All the trails that go to the attraction are very well maintained to get a pleasant hiking experience and enjoy a wonderful picnic in Huchuyqosqo while you enjoy the view of the mountains and finish this tour in the wonder of the world Machu Picchu.
Departure & Return Location:
Pick up from your hotel (5:00 am – 5:30 am).
Huchuy Qosqo Trek to Machu Picchu – 2 Days highlights:
We recommend you be in Cusco at least 2 days before your trek to be acclimatized to Cusco’s altitude so that you won’t have a problem during the tour.
We are Huaynas Expeditions, a direct local tour operator in Cusco; we do not share service with any other agency, as most of them do. We will make the Huchuy Qosqo Trek to Machu Picchu – 2 Days tour even if you are 2 people only. We won’t cancel your trip! We are a responsible company with vast experience in the tourism industry; we have the best professional team to make your journey unforgettable.
We leave Cusco at 5 am by car to the community of Tawka, about 45 minutes to the trailhead. We start our hike to the Huchuyqosqo pass, 4200 mt / 13779 ml. The trail from Tawka to the summit is an original Inca trail that connected the villages of Chinqhero with the Sacred Valley of the Inca and crossed Wiracocha Inca’s residence, which was considered a place of royalty. After the summit, you start to descend for about an hour through a canyon made by the small river which also has different types of Andean flora and fauna and the opportunity to see Alpacas and Llamas once in the archaeological site of Huchuyqosqo you will have enough time to explore and have the due explanation from the tour guide. Also, you will enjoy a picnic lunch in the area with amazing views of the Inca site and the mountains of Vilcanota Mountain range then we start the last part of the descent to the Sacred Valley precisely towards Lamay, a small town from where a car will pick us up to take us to Ollantaytambo train station, from there, we will take a train to the village of Aguas Calientes town where we will have dinner and spend the night to visit Machu Picchu the next day.
Most of the people who visit Machu Picchu are the people who take the train and to get there, of course, the most important reason for them is to know Machupicchu. But in your case, after you did the Huchuy Qosqo Trek, you will not just know Machu Picchu; you will understand and feel the meaning of the Inca civilizations deeply. After breakfast early in the morning, we take the bus up to Machu Picchu; the bus takes about 25 minutes approximately to the main entrance of Machu Picchu. The point is to arrive at 6:00 a.m at Machupicchu to see it almost without people and enjoy the sunrise. After 20 to 30 minutes, you will have a guided tour service for about 2:30 hours in Machupicchu then we will leave you free to explore the lost city of the Incas. Then if you wish you can go to the sun gate or the Inca bridge. If you booked the tickets for Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountains, you could climb. After doing all the activities, we return to Aguas Calientes town by bus to have a delicious lunch. In the afternoon You will take a train back to Cusco then we will take you by car to your hotel.
We also offer a special service only for you or your group, you have the power to choose the size of your group and the date of departure, we will never add other people since it will be organized only for you.
Our Huchuy Qosqo Trek to Machu Picchu – 2 Days private service includes additional items such as:
We offer 3 kinds of service, each with different price ranges and you can book in any of these services according to your convenience, we just need you to be a minimum of 02 people to organize your trip on the date that suits you, all our services are 100 % guaranteed.
We are a direct TOUR OPERATOR that never passes clients to other agencies as most agencies do it here in Cusco to save operating costs with poor quality.
We will make the trip even if there are only 02 people in your group.
Can I be picked up from Urubamba (Sacred Valley)?
Yes, let us know in advance to organize your pick-up time.
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