|Duration: 2 days and 1 nights||Location: cusco / peru||start time: 07:30:00|
|Scheduled departures||visits: Tambomachay, Qoricocha, Huchuy Qosqo, Lamay|
Day 1: Cusco - Tambomachay - Qoricocha
We will pick you up from your hotel at around 7.30 am with a private vehicle. On route, we pass Saqsaywaman and arrive after half an hour to Tambomachay, which is located 3700 meters above sea level, in the hills above Cusco. Our trek begins here. We will walk uphill for about 3 hours until we reach a path of about 4300 meters above sea level. You will be able to enjoy a majestic view over a series of valleys. We will continue walking along little trails with lots of rest stops. At around 2 pm we will arrive to lake Qoricocha with its clear waters. On the way, you will be rewarded with a very impressive view of three lakes: Qoricocha, Puray and their little lake-kid in the middle. We will have enough time to relax, rest and recover with a delicious lunch prepared by a cook in the refuge. In the afternoon, we will get ready for camping, and around 7:00pm dinner will be made. Vegetarian options are available.
Day 2 : Qoricocha - Huchuy Qosqo - Lamay
Early in the morning, around 6.30 am, we will have breakfast and get ready to continue along the trail, ascending for approx. 4 hours with some stops for lunch and rest to the Inca site of Huchuy Qosco, recently restored by archaeologists, located at 3,450 m. On the way there we pass through a small Canyon, which is a part of the inca trail. From this point, it is clear to see many beautiful mountains such as Chicon, Pitusiray, Sawasiray, Waccaywilca and Veronica. Then, we start our walk down to Lamay, about 2 hours with stops. Transfer back to Cusco with Guide in local buses, about 1 hour 15 min.