Huchuy Qosqo Trek to Machu Picchu 3 Days

This beautiful trip goes through the Inca Valley in the Andes and offers several attractions all along the way for nature lovers. You will walk on the Inca trail with a wonderful view on the Pisac Valley , Lamay, Calca, Urubamba and see a lot of healing plants which were used by the Andean people as their main medicine. You will also see many llamas and sheep on the way that are part of various farms and communities, a great opportunity to interact and learn about people’s daily lives. To enjoy your journey better, we will bring mules to carry your bags until the end of the trip.

Briefing to Huchuy Qosqo Trek

We will meet the previous day at your hotel to give you information about the trip. The guide will present you specifically and in details the daily walks

DAY 1: Cusco-Patabamba-Huchuy Qosqo

Included today: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

After having breakfast at your hotel, we will come get you and start our journey at the community of Patabamba (3800m). We will get ready and start hiking along the trail of the last ayllus for about 3 hours before arriving at Pukamarca (4100m), a little Inca archaeological site. Lunch will be taken there, followed by some time to rest before starting to walk to the archaeological site of Huchuy Qosqo (3600m), which will take about 1h30 on the Inca trail going downhill. We will then follow the valley throuhg the mountains and get an impressive view over the Pitosiray Sawaseray moutains, located in the Vilcanota cordillera that reaches the jungle part of Cusco district.

  • Accomodation for today: Hotel .
  • Min Altitude: 3800 m. / 12228 ft.
  • Max Altitude: 4100 m. / 13452 ft.
  • Difficulty of this day: 2.
  • Time Statics for this day: Start and End Time: 06:00 am to 06:00 pm, Total enjoying hours for today: 12:0 hours, Total Walking Time: 06:00 hours,

DAY 2: Huchuy Qosqo – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes

Included today: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

We will wake up early the second day to see the sunset and have a delicious breakfast before exploring this wonderful Inca construction. Later on, we will start walking for about 3 hours to the Lamay valley where we will stop for lunch and then leave to Ollantaytambo. We will take the train from there to Aguas Calientes and stay overnight in a hotel, to relax and have dinner before reaching the Golden City the next day.

  • Accomodation for today: Hotel .
  • Difficulty of this day: 2.
  • Time Statics for this day: Start and End Time: 06:00 am to 06:00 pm, Total enjoying hours for today: 12:0 hours, Total Walking Time: 03:00 hours,

DAY 3: Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Aguas Calientes – Cusco

Included today: Breakfast.

The last day of our adventure will start early in the morning, by taking breakfast at the hotel and leaving with the bus at 5:30 am to the ruins. There is an other 30 minutes with an other bus to get inside Machupichu.

Our tour with the guide will last 2 hours maximum, which means that we will only visit the most important places. But no worries, you will have free time after to explore the city before taking the bus back to Aguas Calientes. We will then take the train to Ollantaytambo where the touristic bus will bring us back to Cusco.

  • Time Statics for this day: Start and End Time: 06:00 am to 07:00 am, Total enjoying hours for today: 1:0 hours, Total Walking Time: 00:00 hours,

Included in this Tour:

  • Bathroom tent.
  • Breakfast.
  • Comfortable tent for 4 persons.
  • Cooks.
  • Dinner.
  • Dinning room tent.
  • Drinking water.
  • Entrance ticket for Machu Pichu.
  • Horses carrying 8 kg of luggages per each person.
  • Hotel in Aguas Calientes town.
  • Kitchen tent.
  • Lunch.
  • Mattresses.
  • Muleteers.
  • Oxygen tank.
  • Round bus ticket from Aguas Calientes town to Machu Pichu- machupicchu to aguas calientes town.
  • Round train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Machu Pichu- machupicchu to ollantaytambo-cusco.
  • Tables and chairs.
  • Tourist guide fluent in English, Spanish and quechua.
  • Transport to bring you to the start of the trek.

Not Included

  • First Day Breakfast.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Tips for the Crew, cook and muleteers.

Extras for aditional fee

  • Drinking water.
  • Sleeping bag.

What to Bring

  • Cables to charge the camera or your cell phones.
  • Camera.
  • Flashlight.
  • gloves.
  • Hat for the sun and for the cold.
  • Head cap, glasses.
  • Hiking shoes, trousers and jumpers.
  • Hiking sticks.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Original passport.
  • Personal backpack.
  • Personal medication.
  • Raincoat.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Thermal clothing.

Our prices for this tour:

    * Note: A minimum travelers is required to run the trek, and there is a maximum of eight people per group.
    Number of People Price per person Book
    1 Person* Not available Book Now!
    2-4 Persons* USD$ 425.00 Book Now!
    5-6 persons* USD$ 375.00 Book Now!
    7-8 persons* USD$ 310.00 Book Now!

Disccount for this tour:

Departure for: 2024 - 2025

Departure dates 2021 2022

Every Day.


  • Camelbaks ( or water bottle).
  • comfortable Daypack.
  • comfortable hiking boots.
  • immigration card.
  • Original passport.
  • valid student card.

Gear inside your Daypacks

  • 2 Hiking pants.
  • 3 sets of hiking socks.
  • 4 Sets s-shirt.
  • Bug Spray.
  • Camera.
  • Fleece.
  • For your Duffel.
  • Hand sanitizer.
  • Head cap, glasses.
  • Personal backpack.
  • Personal medication.
  • Rain jacket and pants.
  • Rain Poncho.
  • sets of undergarments.
  • sleeping bag recommend down bags for -10c at least.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Toilet Paper.
  • toothbrush and paste.
  • Warm clothes.
  • water proof jacket.
  • Wet Wipes.

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