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Huchuyqosqo To Machupicchu
 

Duration: 3 Days
Departures: 6:00 am
Level: Easy
Service: In group.
Frequency: All Year – Except January and February
Reserves: We recommend booking the Huchuyqosqo Tour at least 2 Months in advance.

Itinerary

DAY 1: Cusco – Chincheros - Huchuyqosqo

Early morning, we will pick you up from your hotel and we will pass through Cachimayo. In Chinchero, we will visit the church, a typical market and an archeological site, before continuing our journey to Tauqaq, a village located on the edge of Piuray Lagoon, where the group will begin the trek.

After a short briefing about the route, we will walk for 3 hours until Tauqaq Pass (4,000 meters), where we will see a mountain range to the south with the snowy peaks of Ausangate, Veronica, Pitusiray and Sahuasiray. Then we'll descend to our campsite, located just before Huchuyqosqo.

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DAY 2: Huchuyqosqo - Lamay- Ollantaytambo - Machupicchu

After breakfast we will visit Huchuyqosqo, an imposing architectural complex that includes a large open ceremonial center. We will enjoy a panoramic view of the Sacred Valley, the Vilcanota River, and the snow capped mountain range of the same name.

After a guided tour, we will continue our way to Lamay at 3000 meters elevation. We will take a private bus to Ollantaytambo, where we will take the train to Aguas Calientes and a nice hotel.

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DAY 3: Machupicchu - Cusco

Early in the morning the group will take the first bus to Machu Picchu, arriving there after 25 minutes. The group will have a guided tour for approximately 2 hours and then free time to enjoy the citadel. Around 1:00 pm we'll take the bus to Aguas Calientes, where we'll have time for lunch. After that we'll take the train to comeback and transfer to your selected hotel.

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The Service Includes:

  • Transportation to and from: Cusco - Chincheros / Poroy Train station - hotel
  • Vistadome train service: Aguas Calientes - Poroy
  • Train ticket: Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes
  • Entrance ticket: Machu Picchu
  • Bus ticket: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes
  • Hotel: Accommodation in Aguas Calientes (2nd day)
  • Guide: Professional English and Spanish speaking guide; 2 guides for groups over 12 people
  • Horses: Carry tents and cooking equipment, backpacks, sleeping bag, sleeping pad (8 kg / 17 lbs)
  • Horsemen: in charge of the horses
  • Emergency: Horse: Just in case someone needs help
  • Cook: In charge of meal preparation
  • Meals: 2 Breakfasts/3 Lunches/2 Dinners/2 Snacks and afternoon tea
  • Equipment: tents (2 people in each, 3-person-capacity), Therm-a-rest sleeping pad, dinner tent, special biodegradable bathroom tent, kitchen tent, tables and chairs, table settings, first aid kit, including emergency oxygen bottle.

Doesn't Include:

  • Breakfast: 1st day.
  • Lunch: 3ht day
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tips

Optional:

Sleeping Bag (- 10 Cº): $ 10 Extra Mule (5 Kilos): $ 30 Walking Stick: $ 15 Personal Tent: $ 20 Single room in Aguas Calientes: $ 20

Recommended Items To Bring:

  • Oficial papers: Original passport.
  • Sleeping Gear: Sleeping bag (You can rent it in our office if you don't have one).
  • Clothing: Fleece pants or tights. // Mid weight thermal underwear tops and bottom, synthetic or wool. // Hiking pants. // Hiking shorts. // Long-sleeve shirts. // T-shirts. // Underwear and casual socks. // Hiking socks. // Liner socks, synthetic. // Swimminsuit. //Cap. // Fleece
  • hat.
  • Footwear: Sturdy hiking boots, waterproof, lightweight, broken-in, aggressive tread. // Camp shoes such as tennis shoes or sandals or other comfortable footwear to use in our campsites.
  • Travel Accessories: Bottle of water or Camelback. // Flashlight. // 3 roll of toilet paper. // Sunglasses and retainer // strap. // Sun block and lip balm. // Toiletry kit. // Small Washcloth. // Personal first-aid kit. // Hand sanitizer gel. // Insect repellent. // Several Ziploc plastic bags.
  • Extra: Money for drinks // tips and souvenirs.

Important:

briefing one day prior to departure at the agency.

Cost per person:

Ask about our prices.

Prices per person 2012 - 2013

We offer discount of a group of the passengers, the larger the group the lower the price per person.

Please contact us, specifying:

  • Trekking program.
  • Number of people in the trek.
  • Departure date.

Available discounts (these discounts are not cumulative):

Students: US$ 20.00 (students require a valid International Student Identity Card. Please note that Youth Travel Cards are not valid)

Teenagers: US$ 20.00 (up to 15 years of age, passport copy required for all bookings)