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WAQRAPUKARA TREK 2D/1N

from $350.00

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, Camping, Culture
  • Activity Level Moderate
  • Group Size Small Group
    2-8
All about the WAQRAPUKARA TREK 2D/1N.

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: $ 350.00 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
  • -Chef
  • -Mules/ porters to carry camping equipment
  • -Entrance ticket to Waqrapukara
  • -First aid kit
  • -Oxygen tank
  • -Meals
  • -Sleeping matrasses
  • -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
  • -Flashlight / headlamp

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 first day
  • -Sleeping bag ( you can rent from us)
  • -Gratuities
  1. Day 1 Cusco - Pitumarka

    DAY 1: CUSCO- PITUMARKA
    We will start picking you up from you hotel around 6 am, then we drive around 3 hours and 30 minutes out of Cusco city 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 3 hours of walk we will arrive to our lunch place. After lunch we will continue the hike around 2 hours mostly down to Warapukara, where our first camp site will be close to the archaeological place, this a perfect place to see the sunset and at night a magical start gazing.

     

    Walking Distance: 10 km/ 6, 25 miles
    Walking Time: 5 hours

     

  2. Day 2 Waqrapukara- Campi-Cusco

    DAY 2: WAQRAPUKARA- CAMPI-CUSCO

    This day we will wake relatively early in order to see the sunrise, while watching the sunrise we will be having our breakfast. After breakfast we will visit Waqrapukara, this amazing place has farming terraces, temples, hanging tombs, plazas and spectacular views. After this guided tour we will start our main hike to Campy village, this trail offers great views to the Apurimac canyon and we have the chance to see cave paintings, pre Inca cemetery and maybe some condors, after 3 hours of hike we will arrive to Campi where we will have our lunch. After lunch we take our private van to go back to Cusco city.

    Walking Distance: 10 km/6,25 miles

    Walking Time: 4 hours

     

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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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