The Huchuy Qosqo Day Hike is an awesome day hike around Cusco, offered only by a few travel companies; with Huchuy Qosqo day trek travelers will experience the countryside of Cusco in a short period of time, seeing the lifestyle of Andean people. Huchuy Qosqo day hike gives you the opportunity of enjoying the beautiful scenery with mind blowing views of Vilcanota mountain range, which we combine with the spectacular Inca site called Huchuy Qosqo (small Cusco).
This Huchuy Qosqo day hike is the shortest trek in the Peruvian Andes and this fantastic day hike is highly recommended as part of the acclimatization to the altitude, especially as a training for multi-day treks to Machu Picchu. In Huchuy Qosqo day hike you will have a fantastic time hiking in the wilderness of the nature and after visiting the spectacular ruins of Huchuy Qosqo, we will come back to Cusco through the Sacred Valley
Day 1.- Cusco – Tauca – Huchuy Qosqo – Cusco
The delightful day hike to Huchuy Qosqo starts with the pick up of travelers from their hotels in a private transport and drive to the Andean village of Tauca the beginning of the Huchuy Qosoqo day hike. 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 the Huchuy Qosqo 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 to Huchuy Qosqo; after a short break our tour guide will show us all the important structures of this charming 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.
Meals included: box lunch