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The Huchuy Qosqo Trek – 1 Day is regarded as the best day trek outside Cusco. It offers magnificent views of unique mountain scenery. Taking this day trip, travelers will experience the countryside of Cusco in a short period, seeing the lifestyle of the mountain people. This natural beauty is combined with the great Inca site called Huchuy Qosqo (small Cusco).
This Huchuy Qosqo is the shortest hiking trip option in the Peruvian Andes, and it is the ideal day hike for those trying to get acclimated to the high elevation. Our suggestion like training for multi-day treks in the Andes of Peru. In Huchuy Qosqo, one day hike, you will have a great hiking time in the wilderness of nature, and after exploring the beautiful ruins of Huchuy Qosqo, you will drive back to Cusco through the Sacred Valley.
Departure & Return Location:
Pick up from your hotel (4:00am – 4:30am).
Huchuy Qosqo Trek – 1 Day highlights:
We recommend you be in Cusco at least 2 days before your trek to be acclimatized to Cusco’s altitude so that you won’t have a problem during the tour.
Peru Tripper is a direct local tour operator in Cusco – Peru; we never share our tours with other companies as most of them do to minimize operating costs. We don’t work with intermediaries or have hidden prices; we have the best local guides and professionals. We guarantee that your travel expenditures will support the local economy, and improve the lives of local Peruvians, due to the simple reason we are a local business!
The delightful hike to Huchuy Qosqo starts with the pick up of travelers at the hotels in private transport. The drive is one hour to the Andean village of Tauca, the beginning of the day hike from Cusco. Here we start the short trek uphill following a beautiful small side valley; after 3 hours of walk, we will reach the highest point of this one-day hike, there will be impressive views of the mountains on the opposite way. Enjoying our snacks on the highest point, we will keep trekking downhill for 2 hours until we arrive at Huchuy Qosqo. After a short break, our tour guide will show us all the essential structures of this exciting place.
After having our box lunch, we will walk down to Lamay town in the Sacred Valley (3 hours); from here we will drive back to Cusco.
We also offer a special service only for you or your group, you have the power to choose the size of your group and the date of departure, we will never add other people since it will be organized only for you.
Our Huchuy Qosqo Trek – 1 Day private service, includes additional items such as:
We offer 3 kinds of service, each with different price ranges and you can book in any of these services according to your convenience, we just need you to be a minimum of 02 people to organize your trip on the date that suits you, all our services are 100 % guaranteed.
We are a direct TOUR OPERATOR that never passes clients to other agencies as most agencies do it here in Cusco to save operating costs with poor quality.
We will make the trip even if there are only 02 people in your group.
What is Huchuy Qosqo?
Huchuy Qosqo, is an ancient Inca site. Located close by Lamay, Peru. The name Huchuy Qosqo is in the Inca language, which means “Little Cusco.” It lies at an elevation of 3,560 meters, overlooking the popular Sacred Valley. Only 4 kilometres away from the picturesque town of Lamay famous for the roasted Guinea Pigs.
What is the elevation of Huchuy Qosqo?
The altitude of Huchuy Qosqo is 3560 m / 12000 ft. above sea level. But on the way to the famous Inca site, you will reach elevations of 4250 m / 13860 ft. except the one coming from Lamay which starts at 3000 m / 10000 ft and its highest point is Huchuy Qosqo the site.
What if i suffer from altitude sickness?
Our tour guide is professional, he will treat you accordingly with the oxygen tank, we always provide oxigyn tank for this kind of tour.