Huchuy Qosqo Trek
(3 Days)

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    Duration

    3 Days/2 Nights

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    Difficulty

    Easy

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    Starting Point

    Cusco

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    Ages

    All Ages

From: $480.00

This fantastic 3 day/2 night trek enables you to hike from Cusco all the way across to the Sacred Valley.


Want to camp in one of the most spectacular mountain ranges in the world?

This fantastic trek enables you to hike from Cusco all the way across to the Sacred Valley.  On this route, you will find mountain views, little-known archaeological sites and high terraces that make this trail one of the real gems of the Cusco area.  The Huchuy Qosco trek is perfect for those with a short time frame or who are looking for an “easier” trekking route.

What's Included

  • Private, English speaking guide
  • All meals as listed (can accommodate dietary restrictions with proper notice)
  • Duffel bags for items to be carried by porters (up to 15lbs/7kilos per person).
  • All transportation from end to end
  • All entrance fees and permits
  • Tents – 2 people/tent (single occupancy available for additional charge.)
  • Sleeping Mat
  • Basic First aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
  • Walking sticks (available for rent $12)
  • Lunch and Dinner – Day 3
  • Alcoholic Beverages of any kind
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuity
  • Sleeping Bag (can be rented for $30)

Departure/Return Locations

Your hotel in Cusco

Departure Time

5am

This is a full-service trek where you only carry a day pack.  All gear, food, and tents are carried by porters and pack animals.

Day 1: CUSCO – HUCHUY QOSQO

Ready for some fresh mountain air?

  • We will drive from Cusco to the ruins of Tambo Machay where we will start a 4 hour climb to our lunch spot.
  • After lunch, we will hike for another 4 hours on a mostly level path to the small community of Pucamarca where we will have dinner and camp for the night.

Day 2: HUCHUY QOSQO – AGUAS CALIENTES

Did you sleep well?

  • After a delicious breakfast, we start start descending into the canyon until we emerge high above the famous Sacred Valley at the Inca site of Huchuy Qosqo.
  • We will spend plenty of time exploring the ruins at your leisure before we begin our descent to the town of Lamay where we will have lunch.
  • We will take a van to the Ollantaytambo fortress where we will catch a train to the town of Aguas Calientes at the base of Machu Picchu.
  • We will sleep in a hotel for the night.

Day 3: MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO

Today is the big day!

  • After breakfast, you will take the bus to Machu Picchu where your guide will provide a 2 hour walking tour of the citadel.
  • After your tour, you will have some time to explore on your own or climb Huayna Picchu Mountain (tickets must be purchased in advance).
  • When you are finished exploring, you will take the bus back to town for your train ride back to Cusco.
For a more detailed itinerary, click here.

Views from the Trail: