This two days tour combines the tourist attractions most visited by tourists in Cusco, we begin the tour at the archaeological site of Waqrapukara, an Inca temple or fortress located on top of a mountain in the province of Acomayo on the riverbank that It gives rise to the Amazon, “the Apurimac River” which with its waters cross much of the South American continent.
On the second day we will visit the Rainbow Mountain that the inhabitants who live near the mountain baptized him to this beautiful place as Vinicunca or Winicunca that translated into Spanish is “neck of colors”, mountain that shows in each stratum (color ) a small part of the geological history of the South American continent and of our planet in its long evolution.
DAY 1: CUSCO – WAQRAPUKARA – CUSIPATA.
We will pick you up at the hotel early at about 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, the duration of the walk is approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes, when we reach the highest part, we will take a break and then continue to Waqrapukara at 4300 m. n. m. Our destiny is believed to be a sanctuary of the first order with a political and religious power that has not yet been deciphered, and that we will have the opportunity to visit to know its history and take pictures. In addition, we will have a privileged view of the place where it was built. After lunch, we will tour the archeological zone before starting the return to Sangarara, then board our mobility and arrive at Cusipata at approximately 5 in the afternoon where we will have dinner and spend the night in a lodging house.
Maximum Altitude: Waqrapukara 4,300 masl.
Minimum Altitude: Cusipata 3,310 masl.
Roundtrip distance: 16 km approx.
DAY 2: CUSIPATA – MOUNTAIN VINICUNCA – CUSCO.
Early at 6:30 am, in the morning we will have our breakfast and then go in our mobility in 1 hour to Phulawasipata starting point of the walk (remember that in this place you have the option to rent a horse if you do not feel well for the height). We begin the tour with direction to the 7 Colors mountain passing through beautiful inter Andean landscapes and when we reach the Vinicunca mountain we will climb to the viewpoint where we will have the best view of the Mountain of Colors and also in front we can see the highest mountain of Cusco called Ausangate 6,384 masl After this we will descend for 1 hour along the same road that we climb to take the transport to the lunch point again in Cusipata, then we will go to Cusco, to finally arrive between 3 to 4 in the afternoon.
Maximum Altitude: Vinicunca Mountain 5,000 meters above sea level.
Minimum Altitude: Cusipata 3,310 masl
Roundtrip walking distance: 8 km approx
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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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