WAQRAPUKARA FULL DAY TOUR

from $120.00

Waqrapukara from Quechua waqra-horn/pukara-fortress, is an archaeological site in Peru- Cusco region, located at 4,300 m/14,190 ft, it was built by the Qanchis culture and then conquered by the Incas, in 2017 was declared as national Peruvian heritage. Probably this construction was a sanctuary with terraces, plazas and stone forest. Waqrapukara is surrounded by impressive mountain strings, which have snow-capped peaks, valleys, local communities and lies on the Apurimac canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Adventure, Culture
  • Activity Level Difficult
  • Group Size Small Group
    2-8
All about the WAQRAPUKARA FULL DAY TOUR.

Waqrapukara from Quechua waqra-horn/pukara-fortress, is an archaeological site in Peru- Cusco region, located at 4,300 m/14,190 ft, it was built by the Qanchis culture and then conquered by the Incas, in 2017 was declared as national Peruvian heritage. Probably this construction was a sanctuary with terraces, plazas and stone forest. Waqrapukara is surrounded by impressive mountain strings, which have snow-capped peaks, valleys, local communities and lies on the Apurimac canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world.

  • Type of tour: Adventure and Cultural
  • Season: March to April
  • Group size: 2- 8 persons
  • Price: $ 120.00 per person
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • -Professional bilingual tour guide
  • -Private Transportation
  • -Entrance ticket to Waqrapukara
  • -First aid kit
  • -Oxygen tank
  • -Box lunch
  • -Drinking water

What you need to take

  • -Hiking boots
  • -Rain jacket/ poncho
  • -Clothes for warm and cold weather
  • -Sun block
  • -Hat or cap
  • -Gloves
  • -T-shirts to change
  • -Sun cream
  • -Insect repellent
  • -Toiletries and hand sanitizer
  • -Personal medication

NOTE: Due to the high elevation of the area, we recommend you to acclimatize
in Cusco city.

What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • -Breakfast
  • -Dinner
  • -Gratuities
  1. Day 1 Waqrapukara

    DAY 1: CUSCO- PITUMARKA- WAQRAPUKARA-SANGARARA-CUSCO

    We will start early in the morning picking you up from you hotel around 4 am, then we drive around 3 hours and 30 minutes out of Cusco towards Pitumarka village located at 4,350 m/14,355 ft, where our journey begins, the trail is relatively easy, on the way we will see beautiful mountain valleys, lagoons, local families and some wild life, after 4 hours of walk we will arrive to our destination, there we will have our box lunch. After lunch we will continue the hike to visit Warapukara, where our tour guide we will give you a guided tour to show all the main parts of this amazing archaeological site. After this beautiful experience we will go back to Sangarara taking a different trail, which will take us another 3 hours. There we will take our private van to go back to Cusco.

     

    Walking Distance: 16 km/ 10 miles
    Walking Time: 7 hours

     

Peru Sensations is a local travel agency based in Cusco, Peru, founded by two local tour guides (Jaime and Elias), together with over 30 years of experiences. We offer personalized and high quality one-stop shop service focusing on treks and adventure tours from Inka trail to Amazon jungle. The company is established with clear visions – to support the sustainability of local communities and the preservation of the nature.

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