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Inca trail chincheros-urquillos Full day

This moderate half-day hike will take you from Chinchero to the Sacred Valley of the Incas along the Qhapac Ñan; a network of ancient trails once used to connect the entire Inca Empire from Quito to Santiago de Chile. Cusco was the center of this network. We’ll pick you up from your hotel and drive to Chinchero, a traditional Inca-Colonial town located between Cusco and the heart of the Sacred Valley. Start a downhill walk over a single-track cobble-stoned Inca trail, enjoying the scenery as you descend from 11,220 feet to 9,420 feet. Watch how the vegetation and birdlife changes as you descend and how the temperature rises. Enjoy a boxed lunch en-route and continue hiking until you reach the colonial town of Urquillos. There,  transportation will be waiting to take you back to your hotel in Ollantaytambo.

Cusco – Chinchero – Urquillos 

At 7 in the morning we will pick you up from your hotel. Then we will head towards the town of Chincheros, which is located 30 kilometers northeast of the city of Cusco. We will pass through the archaeological center of Chincheros this archaeological center, was one of the resting places of the famous Inca Pachacutec

After appreciating the interesting platforms of this Inca site, we will start the trek through a beautiful and well preserved original Inca trail, thanks in part to the local people, because even today they continue to use this path to get around and to the Ministry of Culture. Undoubtedly you will enjoy walking along this path that will lead us to the sacred valley of the Incas

After walking 45 minutes or so we will have reached a beautiful waterfall. The Pocpoc cataract. It has a drop of approximately 20 meters, Here we will have a good time to enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the place. Almost ending the walk we will stop in the town of Urquillos, where we will have the opportunity to taste the Aqha or Chicha fermented corn. Our trip ends in the city of Cusco at about 4 in the afternoon.

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Pick up from your Hotel
  • Professional and experienced guide (English/or Spanish)
  • Private transportation
  • Meals: 01 Buffet Lunch
  • First aid kit

NOT INCLUDED

  • Waterproof layer for rainy season
  • Meals: 01 dinner
  • Trekking poles
  • Breakfast
  • Gratuity
  • Water
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Private Group Service: Price in US Dollars per Reservation:

  • one Person: USD 100.00
  • 2-3 People: USD 60.00 per person.
  • 4-6 People: USD 45.00 per person
  • 7-+ People: USD 40.00 per person
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EXTRAS 

  • Walking Poles – US$15 per pair per trek (Professional Poles that can be extended)

This hike chincheros – urquillos, you will need to carry all your things. Please try to pack as light as possible, which is key to enjoying this amazing trek.

  • Snacks (i.e. dried fruit, chocolates, granola bars, nuts, etc.)
  • Extra layers for the cold and wind
  • Hat, sun block, sunglasses
  • Trekking shoes/boots
  • 1-liter water bottle
  • Daypack 25 liters
  • Trekking poles
  • Extra money
  • Toilet paper
  • Lip Balm
  • Extra Money for Souvenirs, Drinks & Tips

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