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It was such a lovely spot to rest at and enjoy a locally prepared lunch with my G Adventures guide. The money collected (and tip) go towards the local community there so it was a "win" "win" for both of us.
I started at Lake Piuray and hiked 15km before reaching Huchuy Qosco. The trek is relatively easy and the views into the sacred valley are fantastic. The entrance to the ruins is 7 Soles and there are hardly any tourists around. The nicest views are...More
My girlfriend and I visited Huchuy Qosco during a beautiful day hike in August 2018. We stayed at a hostel in Urubamba (B&B Valcava) and chose to take a cheap colectivo to Chinchero (less than 10 soles) from where we took a cheap taxi (I...More
and my family have just visited this great Inca ruin, we did a 3 days trek ending in Machupicchu, we hired from home the services of Local Trekkers Peru and it was a good choice, our guide Raul was very professional, very knowledgeable and expert...More
I thought I was in good shape, but the altitude can clobber you. Take altitude pills at least a day before arriving into the Cusco area to adjust. Drink lots of water and bring a ziplock bag with toilet paper to avoid leaving any litter...More
I was in the Sacred Valley and wanted to see this interesting site, so I woke up in Ollanta at 5:30, and then took a Collectivo and bus to Lamay (very cheap). We headed off independently up the Lamay route, which was said to take...More
My wife and I used the American travel company 'Adventures Within Reach' to book our hike with a local guide (who come to find out is also a guide on the 5-day Inca Trail adventures). He (Miguel) met us on time in Cusco (6am), spoke...More
This was amazing! You have to be on shape to do this. We started walking at 8am and finished at 5pm. The guide is very important. We had a great one.
If you decide to do this, don´t forget to bring the appropriate gear, plenty...More
We did the hike beginning in Taucca near Chincero and ending on the other side of the pass past the Huchuy Qosqo site. The peak elevation is 13,950 feet, and we climbed 3000 feet going up and came down 4000 feet. We live at about...More