Portrait of the Huchuy Qosqo Trek

Huchuy Qosqo Trek 3 days with Machu Picchu

   Cusco, Peru
   Easy to Moderate Challenging
   22km
   3500 to 4300 meters

About the Journey:

Huchuy Qosqo is the most important archaeological center in the Sacred Valley along with Ollantaytambo and Pisac. It is located at 3,600 metres, and its name translates to “Little Cusco”. Its buildings have been built on polished stone bases with clay plaster, and the highest floors are made of adobe. The Hispanic chronicles refer that is was the favorite work place of the Inca Wiracocha. It is said that after the Conquest, Gonzalo Pizarro found here the mummy that supposedly belonged to the Inca Wiracocha and ordered to burn it.

Itinerary:

Cusco - Tambomachay - Qenqo   +

15km, 6-7 hours

Qenqo - Huchuy qosqo - Lamay - Aguas Calientes   +

7km, 4-5 hours

Machu Picchu tour   +


What's included:   +

  • English speaking professional guide; first-aid certified
  • Brief session before the trek
  • All transportations: train tickets, bus tickets and private van (pickup and drop off in your hotel)
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu, Huchuy Qosqo and all archeological sites in the way
  • Accommodations (community lodge, hotels)
  • All meals during the trip
  • Boiled water to fill your water container
  • Horsemen and horses (can carry up to 5kg of your personal stuff, apart from your sleeping bag)

What's not included:   +

  • Breakfast on the first day
  • dinner on the last night
  • Trekking poles
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips (highly appreciated)

Reservations:   +

Once your payment is done, you spot will be automatically reserved. However, please keep in mind that we require at least three people for any departures to be confirmed. For more information please visit our Cancellation Policy


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