Inca Trek Waqrapukara 2D

Since USD 58.00 per person

DAY 1: CUSCO - PITUMARCA - WAQCRAPUKARA

Very early we will pass by your hotel to pick you up and start our journey by road to the town of Pitumarca, on the way we can appreciate different Andean communities, farm animals and beautiful landscapes. We will see the town Sangarará where was the battle of Tupac Amaru II against the Spaniards, arriving at the town of Pitumarca we will meet the muleteers to organize our things and start our trek to the archaeological site of Waqrapukara. Starting with a light walk to acclimatize we will see the beautiful landscapes that surround us, we will ascend for an hour until we reach the Yanacocha lagoon, we will rest and then we will have lunch to recover our energies. Continuing with our adventure we will begin to descend in the way we will appreciate the auquénidos of the zone like the alpacas and vicuñas. Wild birds like the Andean huallatas. In addition, we will surround ourselves with beautiful classic landscapes of the puna and huge rocks with figures that resemble animals. After an hour's walk we will arrive at the Waqrapukara site and in an appropriate area we will set up the stores. Here we will have dinner and then rest in our respective tents.

DAY 2: WAQRAPUKARA - PITUMARCA - CUSCO

After an energizing breakfast, we will go to the archaeological site of Waqrapukara. The visit with our guide will last approximately two hours. The guide will explain us about the architecture, history, and legends of Waqrapukara. Here we can appreciate stone constructions on the top of the mountain, niches and triple jamb doors. We can visit enclosures with windows that look towards the Apurímac canyon, we can also appreciate the terraces or terraces that fulfilled the agricultural function. In the lower part, we will also see terraces that surround the mountain in function of the damping of the Waqrapukara site. In the distance from the Waqrapukara site, we can see the Inca cemetery and we can appreciate the bottom of the Apurímac Canyon, it will be a unique experience to connect with the Inca architecture and surround ourselves with the beauty of nature. Being in Huacrapucara may feel more connected with the Pachamama or mother earth surrounded by the Apus or sacred mountains. After a majestic visit to the archaeological site of Waqrapukara, we will return to the town of Wayki. We will descend and on the way, we will be surrounded by landscapes of enormous stones of different figures that were formed by the erosion of the rain and the winds. Arriving at the town of Wayki our private mobility will wait for us to return to the city of Cusco.

Included:

  • Information needed before the tour in the agency office.
  • Pick up from your hotel to start the tour.
  • Private vehicle to Pitumarca round trip.
  • Food mentioned in the itinerary (1 breakfast, 2 lunches, and 1 dinner). With the option of vegetarians.
  • Entrance to Waqrapukara.
  • Cooks, assistants, and porters who will carry all the equipment such as tents and tables.
  • Experienced guide on the English - Spanish route.
  • Boiled water.
  • Tents for every 2 people.
  • First aid and oxygen equipment.

Does not Include:

  • Sleeping bag $ 20.
  • Trekking Canes $ 15.
  • Hotel in Cusco.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Tips.

Recommendations & Additional Information

Recommendations:

  • Take your passport or identity document with which I reserve.
  • Carry a small backpack with your personal items, such as a camera, water, a rain poncho, a hat for heat, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
  • It is better to carry a maximum of 7 kilos of luggage.
  • The local currency for your personal expenses.
  • If you have personal medications it is better to take them.
  • Take pills for altitude sickness or soroche.
  • Wear appropriate clothing for the walk, wind jacket, waterproof pants, waterproof layer for the backpack, snacks, coke candies, and snacks.
  • Sturdy camera with extra batteries and enough memory to capture everything.
  • Take a sleeping bag and walking sticks.
  • Connect with the nature and energy of the Apus or mountains.

Important Note: During the walk, the traveler must carry their personal belongings.

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