Huchuy Qosqo to MachuPicchu 3D/2N

Explore the Huchuy Qosqo trail to Machu Picchu

Max Height

4,000 m

Trip Days

03 Days

Type

Trekking

Difficulty

Moderate-Hard-Easy

OVERVIEW

Why hike the Huchuy Qosqo?

Hike the Huchuy Qosqo trail to Machu Picchu just in two days tour, recommended for a good trekkers.

Day-by-Day Summary

  • Day 1
    Cusco - Tauca tonw - Huchuy Qosqo
  • Day 2
    Huchuy Qosqco - Urubamba city - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes
  • Day 3
    Visit Machu Picchu and come back to Cusco
Starting From
380 USD
  • Duration:
    3 Days and 1 Nights
  • Tour Style:
    Walking, Cultural, Historical, Traditional, Narutal.
  • Hotel
    1 Night (Shared Room)
  • Camping
    1 Nigths
  • Difficulty
    Moderate-High-Easy(depends of your fitness level).
  • Transportation
    Bus, Train, Van, local car
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FULL ITINERARY

Day 1: Cusco – Chinchero (Tauca Community) - Huchuy Qosqo

After the small breakfast on your hotel we’ll pick you up to transport you till the trail head, on the car drive we’ll appreciate the factory fertilizer in Cachimayo more further farming fields of potatoes close to Chincheros town, where we will have time to stop visit the church and spectacular views to snow capped mountains, typical market and the archeological site, then we’ll continue our journey to Tauqaq, village located in the border of Piuray Lagoon and appreciated the small villages and typical Andean life, here the group will begging the trek. After a short briefing about the route the trail is up around 3 hours until Tauqaq Pass (4,000 meters), from there we will see a mountain range to the south of Ausangate, Veronika, Pitusiray and Sahuasiray snowy peaks. Then we’ll descent to our campsite (located some minutes before to Huchuyqosqo) well mostly this day is short and kindly training time.

Max. altitude :  4000 masl.
Hiking Distance: 12 km 
Hiking time :  5 hours          
Weather :  Sunny, windy and cold at night

Day 2: Huchuyqosqo - Lamay - Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes

Early breakfast to continued our adventure until HuchuyQosqo time to explore and visiting for around 3 hours, stopping on the mainly buildings and pointing the mainly Incas God, that is an imposing architecture that includes a large open ceremonial center, from which we will enjoy a panoramic view of the Sacred Valley, the Vilcanota River, and the snow capped mountain range of the same name. We recommended take your lunch on the top on the mountain by the impressive views and take a nap we’ll continue our way to Lamay at 3000 meters. In this point we take our private bus to Ollantaytambo where we will board the train to Aguas Calientes, where we will spend the night in a nice hotel.

Max. altitude : 3600 masl.
Hiking Distance: 13 km 
Hiking time :  5 hours          
Weather: Sunny, windy and moderate

Day 3: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu - Ollantaytambo – Cusco

The ancient day on the trek is start as early possible to go up by hike following the narrow steps for 1 ½ hour, on the clear sky days is able to see the sunrise even when is cloudy is mysteries and majestic, explore with the guide 2 hours after that explore by yourself or to do extra hike surround the city, optional hike to climbing to huayna picchu and Machupicchu mountains you need book in advance a ticket for those last ones, or walk up to the sun gate 2 hours, on the afternoon back down to Aguas Calientes to return by train until Ollantaytambo (18:35 pm) and transport by car to Cusco arrive hotel (10:00 pm approx.)

 


  • Pre- Departure Briefing
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Transport from your hotel to Tambomachay (walking star point)
  • 4 person sleeping tents (we only put 2 in each tent) very spacious
  • Foam mats to put under your sleeping bag (carried by horses)
  • Camping equipment
  • Entrance to Machupicchu
  • Accommodation ( 1 nights in tent and 1 night in hostel Aguas Calientes)
  • Cargo Mules (For first and second day to carry the all-camping equipment and your personal baggage (7 kilos).
  • Specialist chef
  • Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 dinners and Snacks
  • water for grooming
  • Round Train tickets: From Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo (expedition service)
  • Transport from Ollantaytambo Train Station to hotel in Cusco (Day 3)
  • Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (one way)
  • Basic touristic Hotel in Aguas Calientes double or triple rooms, private bathrooms, hot showers, wifi, and storage while you visit Machu Picchu.
  • 24-h guest service

Our Differences:

We include in our price these additional things, which normally are not included by companies.

  • bus ticket (Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu)
  • the last lunch.
  • the train who depart at 12:30 or 18:20 (According availability)
  • Waynapicchu Mountain:This is done for your own after the Machu Picchu tour and the admision is $20 USD per person. This is extremely popular and needs to be arranged at least 3 months prior to your trek. Please understand that we can not control weather and cloudy days will prevent perfect pictures.
  • Bus Machupicchu to Aguas Calientes: is just included one way (aguas Calientes - Machupicchu) ($ 15 USD) .
  • Sleeping Bags: You can hire from our company if you do not have your own ($15 USD)
  • Walking Sticks: You can hire a set($10 USD).
  • Meals Like: Day 1: Breakfast - Last Day: Dinner.
  • Travel Insurance, clothing and gear
  • Tips for our staff: Please note that our agency staff is well paid so please feel free to tip or not as you wish.
  • Additional costs or delays out of control of the management (landscape, bad weather condition, itinerary modification due to a safety concern, illness, change of government policy, political instability/strike, etc.)

• Original ID documents (Passport)
• A good backpack or day backpack to carry your personal things
• Sleeping bag recommended -5 as minimum, walking sticks are recommended.
• Waterproof trekking boots.
• Warm clothes ( you can experience the four seasons in one day).
• 3 T-shirts, sun hat, two pairs of pants for the trek, gloves, 3 pairs of socks, raincoat, 1 warm jacket, extra layers.
• Camera with extra battery.
• Sunblock, sunglasses, insect repellent.
• Essential toiletries, toothbrush, baby wipes, hand sanitizer, etc.
• Swimsuit for swim in thermal baths.
• Water bottle (no need to bring water pills).
• Personal first aid kit.
• Head lamp.
• Some plastic bags in the rainy season.

DATES & PRICE

Shared Tour

Estudent Adult
$ 400 USD $ 380 $ 430 USD $ 400

Departure Dates:

Dayly Departures

Private Tour

Private tours are available and priced by party size, write us for a private tour.

STUDENT DISCOUNT

Student Discounts ($20 off per person) apply to anyone who has a valid GREEN ISIC card at the time of the trek or is 16 years old or younger. For those using an ISIC card to receive the discount, we do need to see a copy of the card at booking. For those booking children 16 years old or younger, we need a copy of their passport at booking time. Please send all to info@doadventures.com.

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HOTEL INCLUDED:

This is a 2 star hotel and is based on shared rooms - either double, matrimonial or triple. If you prefer a single room you have to add $30 US per person. All the rooms include private bathrooms with hot showers and wifi. We can also upgrade your hotel if you prefer something a little fancier or we can do the tour without hotel, if you prefer to book the hotel for Aguas Calientes for your own. Please remember that the service you receive in Aguas Calientes will not be quite as good as Cusco.

HOW TO BOOK ?

How to Book

In order to make a booking With Do Adventures, you need to follow the next steps:

Step 1: ENTER IN A CONTACT.

It is always a good idea to contact us directly and confirm with our team before your booking. Once you are ready, follow the next steps.

Step 2: ACCEPT TERMS & CONDITIONS.

Is very important to read our Terms and Conditions, because when you book a tour with Do Adventures, means that you are accepting automatically.

Step 3: SEND US YOUR FULL DETAILS.

Please send us to our e-mail the required details like: name, last name, passport number, nationality, birth date, those details has to be same of your passport or send us your passport photo. In addition, you have to send us your arrival date, hotel name in Cusco, departure of Cusco and date for a trip.

Step 4: MAKE THE DEPOSIT.

You have to pay the first deposit required according each tour to guarantee your journey, this can be made by one of our Payment Methods . After to complete the payment write us to our e-mail about that.
The Final Payment: Is due at least with 2 days or 1 day before to depart, normally is due on the briefing time.

Step 5: CONFIRMATION.

Finally, after to obtain your full details and the deposit, our office staff will email you back a tour confirmation to guarantee your journey. We always send confirmations, so if you do not hear from us, check your spam folder or contact us and we will resend you. We are so excited to take you on the Trip and thank you for your trust in us.

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