This will be an excursion you will never forget! we will visit the archaeological site of Raqchi located in the province of Canchis district of San Pedro, in this place it is said ceramic remains of pre-Inca cultures were found. This would show that Raqchi was a sacred site for the cultures that preceded the Incas. It is believed that Raqchi was built during the governments of the Huiracocha, Pachacútec and Túpac Yupanqui Incas during most of the fifteenth century; After visiting Raqchi we will go to our second point the Rainbow Mountain or also called Vinicunca (Winicunca).
MOUNTAINS COLORS + RAQCHI
This Rainbow Mountain Tour will begin, around 7:00 a.m. We will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco, to make the 2-hour trip to our first Raqchi destination, which was a settlement of Inca homes and temples dedicated to Wiracocha (or Huiracocha) the creator god of the world, according to many Andean cultures. Around 11: a.m. approximately we will return to the Cusipata district where we will have lunch, and then continue our adventure towards the Mountain of colors for approximately 1 hour, from Phulawasipata it will be the starting point of the walk, which is approximately 1 or more hours, depending on the pace hiking, here you will also have the option of renting a horse if you do not feel well, (remember that Vinicunca mountain is 5,000 meters high). From this point we will have the best view of the mountain of colors and in front we can see the highest mountain in Cusco, called Ausangate at 6400 m.a.s.l. Here we will have time to take the best photos and enjoy the sunset, then we will begin to descend to our starting point for 1 hour. Our mobility will be waiting for us there, to return to Cusco, in a 2-hour trip. Where we will arrive at 7:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. hours approximately.
RECOMMENDS TO CARRY:
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Tourists living in places less than 1000 meters high, we suggest that they are at least in Cusco 1 to 2 days to acclimatize before taking this tour.
Prices per person are subject to service:
|SERVICE||NUMBER OF PEOPLE||PRICE|
|PRIVATE||2 to 3 Persons||$200.00 (Per person)|
For a group of 4 or more, request a discount from the Sales Department of To Machu Picchu Travel.
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