This tour will take you to one of the oldest temples of the Inca and pre-Inca times, located in the Andes mountain range of Cusco, this archaeological site is built on top of a steep mountain that makes it really wonderful. The road to Waqrapukara will take you through different ecological floors where we can appreciate a diversity of flora and fauna. Waqra Pukara is perfect for someone with little time looking for a unique experience since it is out of the ordinary, rich in history and culture, and surrounded by great beauty. It is a special route for nature and trekking lovers.
CUSCO – SANGARARA – WAQRAPUKARA – CUSCO
The Tour to WaqraPukara begins with the pick-up at your hotel early at 4:00 am in the morning to head from Cusco to the south. We will travel for about 2 hours to the town of Cusipata for our breakfast, then on a 1-hour trip we will pass through the town of Sangarara and finally we will take the detour until we reach the car park. Here begins the 8 km walk to Waqrapukara at 4300 m. n. m. The duration of the walk is approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes, on the way we will pass through meadows, cultivation areas, picturesque villages until we reach Waqrapukara. Our Guide will take you to explore different places such as: main square, terraces and enclosures that will surprise you, you will also have the opportunity to know its history and we will have a privileged view that delivers the landscape in which this fortress was built. After lunch, you will have free time to explore the archeological zone and then start the way back to the town of Sangarara where we will board our minivan and finally reach the city of Cusco between 7:00pm to 7:30pm.
Maximum Altitude: Waqrapukara 4,300 masl.
Minimum Altitude: Cusipata 3,310 masl.
Walking distance: 16 km approx
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||$150.00 (Per person)|
|GROUP||1 to 3 Persons||$50.00 (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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