Huchuy Qosqo Archaeological Site Tour and Sacred Valley Hike
Hike to the ancient stone city of Huchuy Qosqo on this full-day acclimatization tour. Enjoy a delicious traditional meal in an indigenous Andean home.
Number of Travelers
Price Per Person
2 - 7
8 - 14
15 or more
Discover the Historic Stone City of Huchuy Qosqo
On this Huchuy Qosqo Tour, experience the ruins of an ancient city some call “Little Cusco.” Enjoy an acclimatization tour, walking on a gorgeous section of the Inca Trail with fantastic views of the Sacred Valley landscape. You will also get to know the living Inca culture as you visit an Andean community and family. Join us for an incredible day of exploration!
Hike to the ancient city of Huchuy Qosqo
Appreciate the unparalleled natural beauty of the Sacred Valley of the Incas
Enjoy a traditional Andean meal in a local indigenous woman’s home
Duration: 8.5 hours (8:30 am-17:00 pm) Start and end location: Cusco Availability: Year-round
8:30 am – After being picked up from your hotel, you will stop by a local market to purchase gifts for your Andean family hosts. You also have the option of eating a light Andean breakfast.
9:00-11:00 am – Travel into the mountains to the Siwa community near the town of Qoya. There, you will meet an indigenous local “mamacha” in her home. She will have a delicious meal prepared for you of potatoes, corn, and other fresh local ingredients, cooked in traditional ceramic cookware.
11:00 am-14:00 pm – Hike towards Huchuy Qosqo. Along the way, enjoy a picnic snack while admiring unforgettable views of the Sacred Valley. Also, see 500-year-old Incan water canals.
14:00-15:00 pm – Explore the ancient stone city of Huchuy Qosqo and marvel at its stone carvings. Hear various theories from your guide about the history of this mysterious site.
15:00-17:00 pm – Travel back to your hotel.
Entrance to Pisac Sacred Temple
1 homemade Andean lunch, snacks, and a water bottle
What to Bring
Warm jacket (preferably water-proof or water-resistant)
Sunglasses and sunblock
Comfortable hiking shoes
Cash on hand
This tour involves walking for more than 3 hours. We recommend this tour to people in good physical condition.
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