Huchuy Qosqo


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Huchuy Qosqo Trek 3D/2N


Day-by-Day Summary

DAY 1: Cusco – Chinchero - Huchuy Qosqo Base Camp
DAY 2: Huchuy Qosco - Sacred Valley - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes
Day 3: Aguas Calientes Village - Machu picchu - Cusco

Highlights

  • Discover how beautiful are the, Lakes, Huchuy Qosqo buildings on the Sacred Valley mountains

Places Visited

Lakes, andes, mountains, Huchuyqosco archaeological site, sagred valley and Machu picchu.

Departures:Our company has daily departures, since 2 to 10 participants maximum per group, we are a 100% direct trekking tour operator, sustainable and responsible with Nature.
Starting From
USD 400
  • Duration:
    3 Days and 2 Nights
  • Tour Style:
    Walking, Cultural, Historical, Traditional, Narutal.
  • Hotel
    1 Night (Shared Room)
  • Camping
    1 Nigths
  • Difficulty
    Challenging (depends on your level of fitness).
  • Transportation
    Bus, Train, Van, local car

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.)


  • ENTRANCE TIKETS: In our treks, the entrance to MachuPicchu archaeological site is included.
  • BRIEFING: Two or one night before your expeditions, we are going to your hotel or you will come to our office for your briefing, it is an information session for the tril to be ready to 100% for the trek day.
  • PROFESSIONAL GUIDES: All our guides studied English and Tourism at the University, institutes, and have many months giving support to the trekkers before to start to work in this kind of adventures like a guide.
  • HOTEL:The activity include 1 nights in tents and 1 night hotel in Aguas Calientes village. We include a two star hotel with shared rooms (Double, Marital and Triple rooms). If you would like to upgrade your hotel level or prefer a single room, there will be an additional cost.
  • FOOD & CHEFS: Many of our customers comments about the wonders of our chefs. They make magic happen on the trail in a small tent over a single flame. The food is served family style, there will be plenty of options for everyone, and always food left over. If you are vegetarian, it is not problem for us, just tell us and you will have vegetarian food. Each day will consist of breakfast, lunch, happy hour with tea and snacks and dinner. Your last meal will be breakfast of the last day. Lunch the last day is not included.
  • TRANSPORTATION: All the transportations during the trek are included, we will pick you up from your hotel at around 6 AM and carried to the trailhead (day 1), the transportation from Ollantaytambo to Cusco the last day, One Way bus from Aguas Caleintes to Machupicchu.
  • TRAIN EXPEDITION: The Round Trip Train Expeditions from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes village to Ollantaytambo village. From where we transfer you to Cusco city in our car.
  • HORSES AND SUPPORT STAFF: We include horses and horsemen who is responsible for carrying your duffel (7 kg of bag) with your personal items. There is no additional fee for this. We will give you your duffel bag at your briefing session and this should be filled with the things you will need on your adventure, but not during the actual hiking time.During the trek you have to bring your own daypack with the essential things, because you will have access to your duffel bag only at your evening campsite.
  • FIRST AID: Your safety is our number 1 concern. All our guides are trained to provide support in these causes. They all will have first aid kits and full oxygen bottle in case anything happens. We will get you off the trail as quickly and comfortably as possible, if needed and will make sure you get directly to a clinic for treatment. This is not something to worry about - but if something happens, we will be there for you.Note: before to do the trek or any type of adventure tour, we recommend you to visit your doctor and explain about the activity that will do, and please try to bring a small first aid bag each according to your conditions to stay peaceful.
  • RENTALS: Every trekker needs a sleeping bag when you choose a trek with camping. Inflatable air matts are optional, but do help in getting a good night sleep. Walking sticks are definitely encouraged and must have a rubber tip when bringing your own. If you do not have or want to bring any of the above, they are all available for rent:
  • HUAYNAPICCHU: Huaynapicchu is the mountain located inside the Machu Picchu Park and has beautiful views from the top. It takes 45 minutes to get to the top and then 45 minutes back down and is quite steep for those scared of heights. This is done after your tour of Machu Picchu and is $20 per person to hike. This is extremely popular and needs to be arranged at least a month or two prior to your trek. Please understand that we can not control weather and cloudy days will prevent perfect pictures.

OPTIONAL SERVICES:

• Extra night in Aguas Calientes $ 50.
• Huaynapicchu entrance ticket $ 20 (depends on availability).
• Sleeping Bag rent for the all trek $ 20.
• A pair of sticks $ 15 for the all trail.
• Adicional horse for carry your personal bags $ 50 per 3 days.
• Vistadone train service $ 60.
• Bus From Machupicchu to Aguas Calientes $ 15 USD

TREK CHECKLIST

• 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).
• 4 T-shirts, sun hat, two pairs of pants for the trek, gloves, 4 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.

The Prices are per traveler:

Shared Service Departures Price
Without Hotel Every Day $ 450 USD $ 420
with Hotel Every Day $ 420 USD $ 400

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STUDENT DISCOUNT: $20 off per person

Student Discounts 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.

ISIC CARD

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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.

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