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EXPERIENCES BY ACTIVITY

Trekking & Hiking

MORAY - MARAS - SACRED VALLEY HIKE

HALF DAY HIKE

Our hike begins from the ancient Andean terraces of Moray, an Inca center for agricultural experimentation; we continue along moderate slopes, mostly downhill, towards the village of Maras and the salt pans, ending at the Sacred Valley. This route has some of the best views of the Urubamba Cordillera.

Total time from Cusco 6-7 hours
Total time from the Sacred Valley 5-6 hours
Hiking time 4-5 hours
Difficulty level Moderate
Altitude range 3,600 - 2,800 masl
Includes Box lunch, transport, guide and entrance fee to Maras.
Not Included Entrance fee to Moray

SACRED VALLEY - YANAHUARA - OLLANTAYTAMBO HIKE

HALF DAY HIKE

A mostly flat trek along the river Vilcanota and through Inca terraces and little known archaeological sites will take us to the Inca city of Ollantaytambo. Recommend for those with little hiking experience.

Total time from Cusco 5-6 hours
Total time from the Sacred Valley 4-5 hours
Hiking time 3 hours aprox
Difficulty level Moderate-Low
Altitude range 2,850 masl
Includes Snack, transport and guide.

LITTLE CUSCO - HUCHUY QOSQO HIKE

ONE DAY HIKE

A truly spectacular day hike around Cusco. Starting from Chinchero, the lake at Piuray (30 min from Cusco in private transport), a high altitude hike along an Inca trail with long uphill and downhill slopes, Inca walls at the sides of the trail passing through a mountain pass until we reach Huchuy Qosqo, one of the most important and least visited archaeological Inca sites with spectacular views to the Sacred Valley .

Total time from Cusco 9-10 hours
Total time from the Sacred Valley 8-9 hours
Hiking time 8-9 hours
Difficulty level High
Altitude range 3,700 - 4,200 - 2,900 masl
Includes Box lunch, transport, guide and entrance fee to the archaeological site (Huchuy Qosqo).

INCA WALLS OF YUCAY HIKE

HALF DAY HIKE

A gentle uphill hike along impressive Inca irrigation channels, followed by cultivated fields and terraces that date back to Inca times and used to this day by the village of Yucay.

Total time from Cusco 4 hours
Total time from the Sacred Valley 3 hours
Hiking time 2 hours aprox
Difficulty level Moderate - Low
Altitude range 2,900 masl
Includes Transport and guide.

YANACOCHA LAKE HIKE

HALF DAY HIKE

Uphill hike across cultivated lands and forests of queñoa and other native trees filled with the birds and flowers of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, up to beautiful Lake Yanacocha in the heights of the village of Huayoccari.

Total time from Cusco 5-6 hours
Total time from the Sacred Valley 4-5 hours
Hiking time 3-4 hours aprox
Difficulty level Moderate-High
Altitude range 2,900 - 3,200 masl
Includes Snack, transport and guide.

LARES 3 DAYS TREK

3 DAYS - 2 NIGHTS / DIFFICULTY LEVEL: MEDIUM - HIGH

A trek through high Andean mountain paths, a look at various communities, impressive views of snow peaked mountains, beautiful lagoons and wonderful waterfalls. We will cross queuña forests, (the endemic tree of Peru) and appreciate the great variety of flora and fauna. With a stroke of luck we may even be able to see birds and mammals only to be found at this altitude.

  day 1 day 2 day 3
Trek duration 5 hours 6 hours 4 hours
Maximum altitude 4,400 masl / 14,432 ft 4,450 masl / 14,596 ft 4,200 masl / 13,776 ft
Camping altitude 3,800 masl / 12,464 ft 4,200 masl / 13,776 ft -  

LARES 4 DAYS TREK

4 DAYS - 3 NIGHTS / DIFFICULTY LEVEL: MEDIUM - HIGH

Trekking along mountain pathways and crossing some interesting Quechua speaking high Andean communities. This trek has impressive views to the snow peaks, beautiful cascades, lakes and a diverse variety of flora and fauna. We will pass through a forest that is home to Peru´s native Queñua tree. On the last day you can relax in the hot springs, ideal for reviving those tired legs!

  day 1 day 2 day 3 day 4
Trek duration 5 hours 5 hours 4 hours 2 hours
Maximum altitude 3,900 masl / 12,795 ft 4,600 masl / 15,092 ft 4,200 masl / 13,780 ft 3,800 masl / 12,470 ft
Camping altitude 3,900 masl / 12,795 ft 3,800 masl / 12,470 ft 3,800 masl / 12,470 ft -  

SALCANTAY TO MACHU PICCHU TREK

4 days / 3 nights / difficulty level: medium - high

Difficulty level: Medium- High. We do recommend you to be in good shape, and to acclimatize yourself by staying in Cusco for at least 2 days prior to the trek.

This trek takes you along the impressive Salcantay snow peak and descends into the cloud forest until we reach Machu Picchu. It combines beautiful landscapes, exuberant vegetation, great variety of flora and fauna and hot springs

  day 1 day 2 day 3 day 4 day 5
Trek duration 3 hours 3 hours 7 hours 3 hours -
Maximum altitude 4,200 masl / 13,780 ft 4,650 masl / 15,256 ft 3,400 masl / 11,152 ft 1,500 masl / 4,920 ft 2,800 masl / 9,184 ft
Camping altitude 4,000 masl / 13,123 ft 3,400 masl / 11,152 ft 1,500 masl / 4,920 ft -  

CHOQUEQUIRAO TREK

5 DAYS - 4 NIGHTS / DIFFICULTY LEVEL: MEDIUM - HIGH

A spectacular 60km / 38 miles walk that will lead you to the mysterious refuge of the Incas. An enormous archaeological complex, including undiscovered parts hidden amongst the vegetation, located on the edge of the Apurimac Canyon in the surroundings of Apu Salcantay. Here you can enjoy wonderful views and appreciate the great variety of flora and fauna found in these parts.

  day 1 day 2 day 3 day 4 day 5
Trek duration 4-5 hours 7-8 hours 2 hours 6-7 hours 3-4 hours
Maximum altitude 3,000 masl / 9,843 ft 2,800 masl / 9,186 ft 3,000 masl / 9,843 ft 3,000 masl / 9,843 ft 3,000 masl / 9,843 ft
Camping altitude 2,450 masl / 8,038 ft 2,800 masl / 9,186 ft 3,000 masl / 9,843 ft 2,450 masl / 8,038 ft