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Huchuy Qosqo Trek to Machu Picchu

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Huchuy Qosqo Trek to Machu Picchu

Huchuy Qosqo Trek to Machu Picchu, is situated above the Sacred Valley of the Incas and takes you to Machu Picchu following the sacred valley all the way down to Aguas Calientes.

2-day Huchuy Qosqo trek is a really nice and not too challenging option that combines nature, original Inca Trail, a Quechua community on the way and a guided tour of the little known Inca site of Huchuy Qosqo. Taking you off the beaten track you get away from the all the crowds of the better known treks but still get to enjoy all the amazing things that Huchuy Qosqo trail has to offer. The Huchuy Qosqo tour is perfect for those with a short time frame or who are looking for an easier trekking route to visit Machu Picchu.

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Departure & Return Location

Cusco Hotel Transfer

Departure Time

0600 AM

Price Includes

  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Assistant tour guide for groups of 9+
  • Professional chef
  • Mules to carry all camping equipments and 8 kg of your personal items
  • Pick up from your hotel/hostel
  • Private bus to Socma village
  • Train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes town (Round-trip)
  • Return transportation by train and bus to Cusco city
  • Drinkable water bring your own water for the first morning
  • 2 breakfast, 2 lunches, 2 afternoon snacks, 2 dinners. Please let us know if you have special dietary requirements.
  • Dining tent with chairs and table
  • 4 people tent for only 2 people
  • 3 star hotel in Aguas Calientes on night 2
  • Foam mattress
  • Oxygen bottle tank
  • First aid-kit
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu

Price Excludes

  • Sleeping bags
  • The first breakfast on day 1, lunch and dinner on day 3
  • Tips for cook, guide and porters
  • Travel and health insurance (You are strongly recommended to take out travel/health insurance for the duration of your expedition)

Recommended To Carry

  • Walking boots
  • Waterproof jacket and rain poncho
  • Warm Jackets
  • Hat and gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Comfortable trousers
  • Sun Hat
  • Sun cream (recommended 35 better if is higher)
  • Insect repellent
  • Toiletries and hand sanitizer
  • Personal medications
  • Camera and films
  • Torch with spare batteries
Useful Information
  • Trip Type: Hiking, adventure, history, culture and organic food
  • Good For: Anyone who is moderately in shape and families
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Starting Altitude: 3700m –  12139ft.
  • Highest Altitude: 4300m - 14,107ft.
  • Hiking Distance: 18 km - 11 miles
  • Accommodation: 1 night in tent and 1 hotel
  • Coldest Night: Day 1 around 2º Celsius
  • Recommendation: We recommend you arrive at least 48 hours before your trek to Cusco, in order to acclimate at high altitude.

Day 1Cusco - Tambomachay - Purmamarca Village

Pick up from your hotel early in the morning by bus to take you to the starting point of the hike Tambomachay 3700 m – 12139 ft. You begin hiking uphill for 2 hours to conquer the first pass, since this point you will be on the top of sacred valley mountains, where you get to see amazing views of this expedition, today basically you will hike 4 hours before lunch, then you will conquer the highest peak of the hike 4300 m – 14,107 ft. After you will have dowhill for an hour to get the campsite Pumamarka Andean village.

Day 2Purmamarca Village - Huchuy Qosqo - Aguas Calientes

Today, after organic breakfast have downhill hike to visit Huchuy Qosqo site, where you have the first guided tour before to descend to the sacred valley of the Incas. Lamay the place for lunch from this point you have to take the bus to Ollantaytambo, in order to take the journey by train to Aguas Calientes. Tonight you will spend the night in a hotel in Machu Picchu town.

Day 3Machu Picchu - Ollantaytambo - Cusco

The breakfast in the hotel early in the morning to take the first bus up to Machu Picchu to explore the lost citadel for the guided tour that takes 2 hours where during this tour you will visit the most important temples of the ruins. After the guided tour you have free time to explore the site by yourself. Late in the afternoon you will take the train back to Ollantaytambo where you will carry on by bus to Cusco to leave in your hotel.