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Huchuy Qosqo Trek
Activities in Cuzco

Huchuy Qosqo Trek

  • English English
  • 2 days
  • Hotel pick up

Follow in the footsteps of the Incas hiking through the ruins of Huhuy Qosqo on this two-day trek from Cusco. An unforgettable adventure!

Huchuy Qosqo Trek: 2 Days from Cusco

Day 1: Cusco – Tambomachay – Pucamarca

After picking you up from your hotel in Cusco, we'll travel by minibus to Tambomachay, an Inca archaeological site located only 30 minutes' drive away. After exploring the historic ruins, we'll begin our first trekking route.

During our trek, we'll climb to more than 4000 metres in altitude to get the best possible views of the breathtakingly beautiful natural landscapes. Admire the mystic Lake Queullococha and the impressive mountain range formed by the peaks of Pitusiray, Chicon and San Juan. After having lunch around halfway through the route, our day will come to an end in Pucamarca. Here, we'll set up camp before enjoying dinner and resting ready for the next day's adventure.

Day 2: Pucamarca – Huchuy Qosqo – Taucca – Cusco

Full of energy after a hearty breakfast at our camp in Pucamarca, we'll set off bright and early for our second trekking route. Crossing winding ravines and trails, we'll reach the archaeological site of Huchuy Qosqo, which means Little Cuzco in Quechua. We'll explore this historic site and learn all about the hostile relations between the Incas and the invading Spanish who tried to take control of the settlement.

After visiting Huchuy Qosqo, we'll descend to Taucca, where a well-earned lunch awaits us. Then, having eaten, we'll board the minibus for the return journey to Cusco after two incredible days trekking around the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

Food & accommodation

This activity includes one night's accommodation in a tent (each tent has a maximum capacity of three people) on a campsite. It also includes one breakfast, two lunches, two snacks and one dinner, prepared by the camp kitchen staff. We recommend you bring some additional food anyway in case you need an energy boost during the treks. Breakfast on the first day is not included.

Important information

This trek takes place at sites located over 4000 metres above sea level, and the activity is therefore not recommended for people with physical disabilities or who have difficulty breathing or walking at high altitudes.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Price

Per person
US$ 420
  • Per person

    US$ 420

* A reservation for one person will include a supplement.

More Information

Duration

2 days.

Language English

The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport by air conditioned bus or minibus to trek starting points.

English speaking guide.

1 night's accommodation in a tent.

1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner and 2 snacks.

Pack mules to transport luggage.

Not included

Additional food and drinks.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 420
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.