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Huchuy Qosqo Day Hike – Full Day

Huchuy Qosqo Day Hike

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

Huchuy Qosqo Day Hike – Highlights:

  • Amazing mountain scenery
  • Beautiful rock formations
  • Great views to the Sacred Valley
  • Flora & wildlife
  • Visiting local villages
  • Hiking on the Inca Trail to Huchuy Qosqo
  • Visiting the majestic ruins of Huchuy Qosqo


Huchuy Qosqo Day Hike – Overview

  • Day 1.- Cusco – Tauca – Hucuy Qosqo- Lamay – Cusco


Huchuy Qosqo Day Hike – Itinerary

Day 1.- Cusco – Tauca – Huchuy Qosqo – Cusco

Huchuyqosqo HikeThe 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


Included in the Huchuy Qosqo Day Hike:

  • Private transportation to the beginning point of Huchuy Qosqo hike
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Box lunch is included
  • Entrance fees to Huchuy Qosqo
  • Transfer back to Cusco

Not Included in the Huchuy Qosqo Day Hike:

  • Drinks and snacks.
  • Tips for the crew (guide and driver)

Recommended things to bring for  Huchuy Qosqo Day Hike

  • Water bottle, camera, sun block, hat
  • Rain coat or rain poncho
  • Money for tips and souvenirs
  • Comfortable sturdy walking shoes or runners
  • A warm clothes to return to Cusco
  • Small or medium size backpack.

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