This trek from Patacancha Valley to Huilloc is unique and we are the only ones that offer this new route for those amateurs of the adventure. We will have the opportunity to enjoy magnificent snow-capped mountains, beautiful valleys, llamas, alpacas, Condors.
We will enjoy this walk in the company of a native Quechua person from this place and also on the second day we will have the opportunity to experience the Quechua lifestyle.
Departure & Return Location:
Pick up from your hotel (5:30 am – 6:00 am).
At the agreed time, We pick you up from your hotel in Cusco and then drive for about 2 hours through the Sacred Valley and arrive in Patacancha. Our walk begins from this place; the first 4 hours will be intense sediment to reach a stunning lagoon (Qéuña); it will be our highest point during this trek (4300 m/14107 ft).
Here we will have time to enjoy the mountains with snow, abundant alpacas, llamas, condors, valleys, and farmland.
Then our Quechuas companions will prepare a delicious lunch to enjoy with the picturesque valley. After our lunch, we will descend for around 3 hours until we reach the Quechua family of Huilloc, where they will welcome us to their Homestay.
They will give us a warm welcome with music, dances, and typical costumes.
This day we wake you up with a hot coca tea; after this, we will enjoy our breakfast and begin our experiential tourism activity that consists of:
Demonstration of fabrics: in this activity, we will have the opportunity to learn the traditional techniques used to prepare their materials, the extraction of wool, and the use of natural dyes; women carry out this activity.
At the appropriate time, we will have a delicious lunch, which will be with natural products of the community or some other dish before coordinating with the agency.
Demonstration of agriculture: this activity allows us to see at first hand the ancestral activities and techniques carried out by the Huilloc people in their farmland; we can also see their work tools and even be part of these activities.
We will also learn about natural medicine since we will be in the mountains that are a source of life; you will see how women know every wild herb that grows in this place.
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 Patacancha Valley Trek & Huilloc Homestay – 2 Days private service includes additional items such as:
Our prices for the Patacancha Valley Trek & Huilloc Homestay – 2 Days are reasonable and are in different packages with the prices that are handled in the city of Cusco, and discounts will apply automatically for groups of over 5 people when booking this tour together at the same time.
We are a local tour operator that never shares service with any other company in Cusco, most agencies in Cusco share their service to save operating costs with poor quality. We guarantee to make the trip even if there are only 02 people in your group.
Our booking process is simple and you can secure your trip with only a 30% deposit and pay the rest at the destination.
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You’ll pay your remaining balance once you arrive in Cusco and in cash in US dollars or soles (Peruvian currency) to the change of the day. If you prefer payment through PayPal, you’ll be charged an additional 6% due to bank commissions. It is better to pay us with cash because there is no transaction fee.
Of course! During the tour with us, your main luggage can be stored in our office or at your hotel. Both of them are free.
Yes, it is possible. But you should let us know 7 days in advance.
It is not mandatory to bring your Passport.
At least 7 days in advance.
Unfortunately, there is no student discount.
Tipping is not required, but it is appreciated if you are satisfied with the services. Even though it might not be familiar in your country, the people who will look after you during the tour place a lot of importance on it. Many Huaynas Expeditions’ destinations encourage top-notch service and are a foundational aspect of the travel and tourism sector. It’s up to you how much to tip based on how well you thought out the tour and how long it lasted. Remember that leaving a tip is optional and should only be done if you receive first-class service.
Yes, Huaynas Expeditions is a local sustainable & responsible tourism operator; for that, we incorporate the universal principles of tourism: protect the environment and benefit the local communities by respecting their culture and religion. With this in mind, we have trained all our staff to know, understand and appreciate the local places and their people.
Our guides make us so happy! Their English is excellent, and they are extremely professional. They have a great deal of knowledge and love for the history and heritage of the Incas. Constant professional and personal growth is a priority for our tour guides. They conduct research to make sure that the Inca and Andean cultural theories you are given are accurate and widely accepted. Our team members are smart, athletic, and fun-loving. All of them have academic backgrounds in archaeology, tourism, botany, history, or anthropology.
You should have at least 48 hours or more in Cusco. It’s recommended to enjoy these days in the city of Cusco and in the Sacred Valley.
Our tour guide is professional; he will treat you accordingly with the oxygen tank; we always provide an oxygen tank for this tour.
When making plans for a long-awaited dream journey, choosing the right travel agency or tour operator is the most crucial option you will make. Initially, some businesses might appear more affordable. But if you dig a bit further, you’ll discover why booking with Huaynas Expeditions ensures that your trip will be as remarkable as it can be.