Huchuy Qosqo Trek to Machu Picchu

HUCHUY QOSQO (SMALL CUSCO) TO MACHU PICCHU: 2 DAYS & 1 NIGHT

TRIP AT A GLANCE

Travel from only: US$297 per day - 2 days starting only at US$595 per person

This is the best program which will  take you through diverse terrain, from high altitude to fertile agricultural fields of corn and potato. A fantastic full day hike on the upper part of the Sacred Valley of the Incas; following through a mountain pass and finally reaching Huchuy Qosqo, an ancient Inca archaeological site perched on a cliff with stunning views of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Huchuy Qosqo (small Cusco) is situated above the Sacred Valley and also offers amazing views of the Urubamba snow capped range  You will also visit 1 of the new 7 wonders of the world Machupicchu + Huaynapicchu!!!

ITINERARY:
Meals Included: B= Breakfast L=Lunch BxL=Box Lunch (picnic) D=Dinner
DAY 1: CUSCO - PATABAMBA - HUCHUY QOSQO - OLLANTAYTAMBO - AGUAS CALIENTES. (BxL)
DAY 2: MACHUPICCHU – CUSCO: If available also hike to Huaynapicchu or Montana Machupicchu (B)
DETAILED ITINERARY
Meals Included: B= Breakfast L=Lunch BxL=Box Lunch (picnic) D=Dinner

DAY 1: CUSCO - PATABAMBA - HUCHUY QOSQO - OLLANTAYTAMBO - AGUAS CALIENTES
Please organize with your hotel the night before to have an early breakfast or a packed breakfast
At about 05:30 am we will pick you up at the hotels and ride on our PRIVATE vehicle for about 1.5 hours to Patabamba community located at 3700 mts. We will pass by few small communities such as Siwas, Qenqo and Pumamarka where you can see locals farming their lands with potatoes, quinoa and other crops.
Huchuy Qosqo
This little valley is beautiful with a lot of native trees, flowers and bushes. Our hike will start with a gentle walk of a small ravine, after 2 hours we will climb about 400 meters to the reach Pumamarka ruins, the walk from here is one hour to reach the Inca site of Huchuy Qosqo, recently restored by archaeologists, located at 3,450 mts from this point if is clear we will have amazing views of snow capped peaks like Chicon, Pitusiray, Sawasiray, Waccaywilca or Veronica; ancient sacred mountains or "Apus". We will have enough time to rest, relax and recover with a delicious pack lunch, then we will be ready for our guided tour and explore this nice Inca complex. Then we start our final walk downhill to Lamay, this will take about 2 hours with stops. In Lamay we will take our private vehicle for about 1 hour to Ollantaytambo; where we will take the train to Aguas Calientes (1 1/2 hours) to overnight. (BxL)
DAY 2: MACHUPICCHU - HUAYNAPICCHU - CUSCO
Early visit of Machupicchu to spot the amazing sun rise and for the guided visit (2 1/2 hours) of its wonderful temples, palaces, etc. Later on your own take short hikes to the Sun Gate, Montana Machupicchu, Huaynapicchu Peak (if available), the temple of the Moon, and the Inca Bridge. Afternoon train ride to Ollantaytambo (1 1/2 hours) and return to Cusco by bus (1 1/2 hours) (B)
Machupicchu
DATES
. This trip is available the whole year at any day you want
. We just need a minimum of 2 guests.
. If you are a SOLO traveler you could still take the trip but only if there is already a GROUP for the day you want and paying the Single Supplement for the hotel.
PRICES & INCLUSIONS
. PRICES PER PERSON in US$$, MINIMUM 2 GUESTS on DOUBLE occupancy.

2-3 PEOPLE
3 star/Good Value Hotels
- US$595 per person
- US$670 per person
- US$870 per person

4-5 PEOPLE
3 star/Good Value Hotels
- US$523 per person
- US$598 per person
- US$806 per person

6-7 PEOPLE
3 star/Good Value Hotels
- US$480 per person
- US$565 per person
- US$770 per person

8-+ PEOPLE
3 star/Good Value Hotels
- US$465 per person
- US$545 per person
- US$750 per person
INCLUDED IN THE PRICES ACCORDING TO THE ITINERARY:
- Double or Twin rooms at described Hotel + breakfasts for 1 night: Aguas Calientes

- PRIVATE Tours: For the all the tours you will have an English speaking guide, all the entrance fees to visit all the attractions described on the itinerary, all the roundtrip transfers and bus transportation.

Tours: 1 Full day Machupicchu: Roundtrip EXPEDITION or INCA RAIL train tickets, Private Machupicchu English speaking guide (2 1/2 hours), Roundtrip Bus tickets, Machupicchu & Huaynapicchu entrance fees.
If you wish you can upgrade to the VISTADOME ($50 pp) or the HIRAM BINGHAM train (US$665 pp)

PRIVATE HUCHUY QOSQO HIKE: Transportation Cusco - Patabamba & Lamay - Ollantaytambo, Entrance fees, Professional English speaking Guide, Box (picnic) Lunch.

- Professional & Personal Assistance during your visit.

Does not include: International & national airfares (Lima - Cusco - Lima), tips, airport departure taxes or visa fees, excess baggage charges, additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or bottled water, non described meals & snacks, insurance of any kind, laundry, phone calls, radio calls or messages, reconfirmation of international flights and items of personal nature

BOOKING & DEPOSIT FOR THE TRIP:
- To reconfirm, book and to buy all the necessary tickets, we will need you to send a deposit of 70% of the trip's price ASAP.
- You can make the deposit in a saving account (with 3% bank’s fees)
- If you want to use a credit card there will be 8% fees over the deposit (bank commissions & fees, not ours)
- The remaining balance has to be paid 45 days before your trip or in US$$, cash in Cusco.

The deposit will be used to pay hotels, buy train, Machupicchu tickets, etc. Once we bought your tickets; they are NOT transferable to any other person OR to any different date due to Government regulations.
HOTELS
Please note that for any package we can upgrade and use any other you wish: 4 star, 5 stars, the most recommended, expensive room, etc, etc. As a LOCAL travel agent we have good prices with ALL the hotels in Peru so please just let us know about your preferences and we will send you our best price.
3 STAR/GOOD VALUE:
AGUAS CALIENTES/MACHUPICCHU: Pequena Casita, Presidente or similar
4 STAR/GOOD VALUE:
AGUAS CALIENTES/MACHUPICCHU: El Mapi, Casa Andina, Tierra Viva or similar
5 STAR/BEST AVAILABLE:
AGUAS CALIENTES/MACHUPICCHU: Sumaq or Inkaterra Pueblo
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