Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
First of all, we’ll drive from Cusco to the small town of Corao, where our hike begins. We’ll cross the village of Sihua, the Pukamarca pass and reach a fantastic viewpoint of Urubamba and the Sacred Valley. Then, we’ll descend to the Pumamarka community and share lunch.
After lunch, we’ll continue the hike across the Puma Puncu canyon and the original Inca trail, which will lead to Huchuy Qosqo. There, we’ll explore the amazing buildings, temples and terraces in the site, among many other spots.
Finally, we’ll descend to the village of Lamay and drive back to Cusco.
Hiking hours: 7 Hours.
Walking distance: 12 kilometers.
Starting point of the hike: 3,848 meters.
Maximum Altitude: 4,150 meters.
Difficulty: easy to moderate.
Meals: breakfast, lunch and snack.
On this day, we’ll depart from Cusco and take the train in Ollaytantambo to Aguas Calientes. On the way, we’ll have the pleasure to see spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and the Urubamba River. Then, we’ll take the bus to the incredible citadel of Machu Picchu, where we’ll enjoy a 2-hour guided tour around the best spots in the area.
Also, there’s a wide variety of possibilities for you to enjoy after the tour, such as exploring the Sun Gate or climbing the local mountains. Keep in mind that for some of these activities you’ll need to book a ticket in advance!
Finally, in the afternoon we’ll begin our return to Cusco.
IFMGA/UIAGM mountain guide from Peru.
He was born in 1960 in Huaraz / Peru. With his 15th Age he learned the world of trekking and mountaineering know by he accompanied his father on trips with his clients.
To this day he is still working as a mountain guide and tour operator. For many years he was able to acquire a lot of knowledge about the mountains, making it one of the most experienced certified mountain guides.
He runs a family travel agency based in Huaraz, which was founded by his father, and is now managed by Juventino and his son, Eric.
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