HUCHUY QOSQO TREK 2 DAYS/ 1 NIGTH
DAY 1: CUSCO -PUMAMARCA
In the morning pick up from hotel and drive to Tambomachay (3800 masl.) .The hike will start at this point, and will continue through Puna landscapes and over the Sicllaccasa pass at 4020m/13186ft. Down the other side, we hike along a path that leads to the Ccauca ravine,.
We continue on to the Queullococha pass at 4185m/13727ft, where we may enjoy views of the lake with the same name. Surrounding the area in spectacular views of some snow peaks. Continuing the path, we walk past the Queullococha Lake, where we may see huallatas, ducks and small fishes, then climb towards the next pass at 4220m/13842ft. From this point, we observe the Chinchero planes and the Piuray and Qoricocha lagoons. We then ascend towards the fourth pass at Rumicruz at 4230m/13874ft and enjoy a panoramic view of the Qoricocha and the Vilcanota snow capped range. Here we rest have lunch.
Finally, we descend towards the Pucamarca community at 4010m/13153ft, where we arrive in the late afternoon. Dinner and spend the night.
DAY 2: PUMAMARCA - HUCHUY QOSQO - CUSCO
We will leave our camp and walk downhill towards the Leon Punku ravine, where we find remains of an Inca bridge and trail. This canyon boasts geological formations surrounded by majestic rocks and boulders that direct the river to Huchuy Qosqo at 3600m/11808ft, where we arrive by mid morning. Huchuy Qosqo is an Inca archaeological complex with imposing architecture that includes a large open ceremonial center, from which we enjoy a panoramic view of the Sacred Valley, the Vilcanota River, and the snow capped mountain range of the same name. While in the complex, we will receive a guided tour until lunchtime, after which we continue our way to Lamay at 3000m/9840ft. Lamay is a town dedicated to agriculture and cattle raising. Later in the afternoon, take a transportation drives back to Cusco. Estimated arrival time in the late evening.
* Campsites are subject to change according to our guide's criteria.
Trekking Guide - English speaking .
Cook and cooking staff .
Nutritious meals ( vegetarian option avaible) .
Camping Staff (dining tent, kitchen tent and latrine tent) .
First aid kit.
Double occupancy tents, mattres.
Transportation to head of trail.
WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING:
Sleeping Bag .
Day Pack, Water bottle,flashlight.
Warm clothing, Rain gear.
Sunscreen, Insect repellent.
Personal medical kit.
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