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Inca Quarry Trail 4 Days

Inca Quarry Trail 4 Days



Difficulty: 3

This trek allows you to enjoy of the beautifullness of the Sacred Valley, but also of seeing beautiful archaeological sites. The Inca canal, the Cachicata quarry ares just two of the places. You will get nice view to the Urubamba range along the way. After a charming trek, you will visit Machu Picchu the last day.

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Day 1: Cusco / Huarocondo / Socma / Rayanniyoc


We will pick you up from your hotel and journey to the community of Huarocondo. We will visit the beautiful colonial church of the place. After a short visit, we will descend to Socma village, where we will start our trek at a point up to the archaeological site of Perolniyoc. Then, we will visit this beautiful place located above a waterfall. From there, we will enjoy our trekking up to the Rayanniyoc community. We will camp there.

 

Traveling time: Cusco – Huarocondo: 36.9 kilometers / 22 miles; 1 hour

Trekking distance: 10 kilometers / 6 miles (4-5 hours)

Altitudes: Cusco 3400 meters / 11,159 feet; Socma 3100 meters / 10170 feet; Rayanniyoc 3650 meters / 11975 feet

Meals: Lunch, dinner

 

Day 2: Rayanniyoc / Choquetacarpo


After a delicious and energetic breakfast, we will start trekking on the most challenging day of our adventure. We walk up to the first pass called Puccaqasa at 4,370 meters and arrive there after 3 hours approximately. We will see that local people cultivate the land along this way, and will see people caring for their fields. We will enjoy of the view offered at this point. After that, we will go down for another 30 minutes and enjoy of our lunch. After a great time, we will climb until we reac¬h the highest pass of the trek called Kuychicassa.
We will go down for around two hours more until we get our campsite at 3600 meters

 

Trekking distance: 13 kilometers / 8 miles (8-9 hours)
Altitudes: Puccaqasa 4370 meters / 14,337 feet; Kuychicassa 4450 meters / 14,599 feet
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner

 

Day 3: Choquetacarpo / Cachicata / Aguas calientes


We will go down all the day. First, we will stop at the Cachicata Quarry. Here, we will see the incomplete work because of the Spanish conquest. We will hear the interesting explanation of our guide about how the Incas cut and carry the huge stones used in the building of the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo.
Along the way down to the Sacred Valley, we will pass by the Inca cemetery. Then, we will arrive to Ollantaytambo in order to board the train to Aguas Calientes. You will stay at a hotel

 

Trekking distance: 8 kilometers / 4 miles ( 3 hours)
Driving distance: Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu 34 miles / 55 km by train (2 hours)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 

Day 4: Machu Picchu - Cusco


Our guide will pick you up from your hotel to take one of the first shuttle buses up to the ruins of Machu Picchu. The ride is approximately 25 minutes. We will enjoy of our guided tour for around 2.5 hours. After that, we will have plenty of free time to walk around the Inca citadel

We will return to Cusco by train

 

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Although, we mainly offer private treks we can start groups with at least two travellers!

 

 

Included

  • Private bus, outbound and return
  • Private bus: Cusco to Huarocondo.
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Trekking services, including: camp cook, porters and camp assistant(s). We will carry 8 kg per person (including the sleeping bag)
  • All group camping equipment, double tents and Thermarest mattresses, kitchen and/or dining tent, and toilet tent
  • Food: hot breakfast, lunch, and dinner as described in the itinerary (all the trash produced during the trek will be returned to Cusco)
  • First aid kit
  • Bus ticket to and from Machu Picchu
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
Not included

  • Dinner on the 3rd day, lunch on the 4th day in Aguas Calientes
  • 01 night at a hotel (in Aguas Calientes)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tips for guides
  • Tips for the staff
  • Drinks
  • Travel insurance. Please ensure that all members of the group have adequate insurance
  • Personal expenses, clothing and sleeping bag, laundry, telephone calls, etc.
  • Meals not included in the program


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