This trail offers a great view of the Sacred Valley and the incredible Urubamba mountain range. If you are late to book the classic two-day trip, this is a great alternative option, since you will walk a full day without crowds and still on the Inca Trail and visiting the Inca ruins of Huchuy Qosqo which means Little Cusco
Inca Trail Huch’uy Qosqo Equipment List
On this expedition we will be experiencing all extremes of the Peruvian weather, from the freezing Altiplano to an extremely hot sunshine. During the day hopefully it will be generally sunny enough for shorts and T-shirts, though having a fleece and rain gear handy is advisable. It will get cold especially in the evenings so bring a warm fleece jacket, a good waterproof and some warm clothes including thermal underwear, gloves, scarf and woolly hat as well as one set of smarter clothes for Cusco. Good quality Alpaca jumpers are available in Cusco. A good quality sleeping bag is essential for your enjoyment of this trip.
Inca Trail Huch’uy Qosqo Suggested List
Comfortable clothes for travel.
Smart clothes for night life.
Shorts – T-shirts.
A warm fleece or down jacket.
Warm hat, gloves, scarf.
Sweater (available in Cusco).
Waterproof coat & trousers (poncho).
Socks / underwear.
After trekking trousers & t-shirt.
Good, well walking boots.
After trek shoes (sandals).
Water bottle & purification tablets (optional).
Head torch & spare batteries.
Book, notepaper & pen (optional).
Camera & batteries.
Walking sticks & protective rubber (optional).
Personal toilet kit.
Day sack & rain-cover.
Personal first aid kit to include: painkillers, plasters (band-aids), general anti-biotic, after-bite, anti-diarrhea tablets, re-hydration salts & personal medication.
We carry an extensive first aid kit & oxygen on all trips, but these are generally for emergencies only).
The mules carry all your heavy camping gear but this is inaccessible during the day so please bring a small day-pack to carry your personal day gear in – ie water-bottle, iodine tablets, camera, sun-block, insect repellent, light fleece and rain jacket.
Any excess gear may be stored in Cusco at your hotel.
Most good quality sporting equipment is unavailable in Perù so if anyone wishes to donate any outdoor clothes, sleeping bags etc they will be gratefully received by anyone of our staff.
For more information and details on how to make a booking please e-mail Andean Enjoy Peru Adventure an Ecological Tour Operator in Cusco Peru at:
9:20 AM Approximately
Approximately 8:30 PM
Inca Trail Huch’uy Qosqo Included
Private transport to Patabamba (starting town of the trek) and from Chinchero; all camping and cooking equipment including good quality mattresses, big enough tents for four persons, dinning (tables and chairs)and cook tent, extensive first-aid kit, including oxygen; professional English and Spanish speaking guides trained in first-aid and C.P.R. Mules and cook team, all meals whilst trekking, included as indicated in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).
Inca Trail Huch’uy Qosqo not Included
Breakfast on the first day and dinner on the last day.
Extra mule or horse (for asking before departing).
Archaeological sites entrance fees in Chinchero.
After the picking up at 9:00 am we go from Cusco by bus to Patabamba, where we do a stop for packing our stuff. Then we`ll walk uphill towards the archaeological site of Qhapac Cancha. This site is perfect for watching almost the 80% of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Then we will descend to the town of Siwa, the place where we`ll stop for a while to observe the roof technique of straw in this picturesque town that remind us the ancient Inca buildings, which makes of the town a welcoming place for a brief rest. After the lunch, we get along passing by the Mirador of Wayllanqaray towards the archaeological site of Huchuy Qosqo, where we`ll set up the camp. After a good rest our guide will explain us about this interesting place. All this beautiful place is protected by the snow capped mountain of Sawasiray and Pitusiray, spectacular Apus of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. (Lunch-breakfast).
Day 2 Huchuy Qosqo - Chinchero - Cusco
After a healthy breakfast we will climb northeast to the Yanaqhaqa, and after passing the forest valley of the Canyon of Pucaqaqa, we'll arrive to the pre-inca terraces of the Lucre culture, where we do a stop for resting. Then we'll climb up to the Wallataqasa Pass (4240 m./13,910 ft.) where we will admire the landscape of the authentic Andean Highlands. Then, after enjoying this site we`ll descend to the Tauca village (3850 m./12,631 ft.) near of the lagoon Piuray, where a bus is waiting for us. Some minutes later after the picking-up we will drive about 15 minutes to Chinchero, where we`ll stop for shopping and visiting the market place. (B, L,)