HUCHUY QOSQO INCA TRAIL – Program Itinerary
Huchuy Qosqo the Little Cusco is an archeological site north of Cuzco, Peru it was originally an administrative and military center as Pisaq, With many constructions around. Inca buildings with perfect fine stones work, graneries structures called Collcas to store and preserve food. Because it was an important agricultural center to produce corn.
Its name is Quechua for Little Cusco It lies at an elevation of 3650 meters (11,800 feet), above the 3000-meter high town of Lamay and the Sacred Valley. The site received its name in the 20th century previously it had been known as Kakya Qawani. Pedro de Cieza de León, in his Second Chronicle of Peru, claimed that the palaces were built by Viracocha, the Eighth Inca. Amongst a large number of buildings, some stone, some adobe, is a kallanka (great hall), 40m long. Providing water to the site is an Inca built irrigation channel, lined with stones for about 800m. The site is inaccessible by public road.
- Collection from your hotels at 05.30 -05:45 am
- Transfer in private vehicle to Patabamba (starting point of the trek)
- Experienced english speaking guide
- Meal: 1 packed lunch and drinks,
- First-aid kit
- transport from Lamay to Cusco in private transport
- Breakfast on Day 1
- Drinks and snacks.
We recommend that you bring
- A daypack with a change of clothes for the whole period of the trek
- You take rain jacket or rain cover.
- Strong footwear, ideally trekking or sport shoes
- Snacks: biscuits, energy bars, chocolate, fruits,
- Camera, film and batteries (batteries consume more quickly under cold conditions)
- Hat to protect you from the sun, rain and cold
- Insect repellent, minimum recommended 20% DEET
- Sun bloc.
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Huchuy Qosqo Inca Trail
Departure: All year.