Inca Trail Chinchero Urquillos
A new alternative is Inca Trail Chinchero Urquillos Full Day, it located in the best part of Cusco and Sacred Valley, we can visit beautiful places like Chinchero village and archaeological place, then village of Urquillos and Huayllabamba.
Chinchero is located north of the city of Cusco, It is 28 km from Cusco, It is situated 3 754 (12 316 ft). Nowadays Chinchero is a mixture of Inca culture and Colonial, Chinchero still preserves an archaeological center where you can see Inca residences, a large square, and many Inca terraces.
Urquillos and Huayllabamba are villages located in the Sacred Valley, they are located northeast of the city of Cusco, the main economic activity is the production of white corn with large grains that are exported abroad.
In the Incas time Chinchero and Urquillos were connected by an Inca Trail, Nowadays exists in great part of Chinchero Urquillos Hiking, also we will pass by beautiful natural places and we will have a panoramic view of beautiful hidden valley.
- Hike duration: 5 or 6 hrs.
- Hike distance: 8 kilometers.
- Season: From March to December.
- Maximum Altitude: 3 754 masl (12 316 ft).
- Minimum Altitude: 2 866 masl (9 402 ft).
INCA TRAIL CHINCHERO URQUILLOS ITINERARY
Inca Trail Chinchero Urquillos is easy to walk. This hiking will take us 5 or 6 hrs.
Early in the morning is de pick up at your hotel, we will go by car from Cusco to Chinchero village 3 754 masl, (12 316 ft), We will have a guided tour in Chinchero village and archaeological site, it is the begin of the hike, then we continue through the Inca Trail with direction to Urquillos.
We will see beautiful landscapes and cultivated terraces, and then we will descend into a narrow valley and continues on to the Archaeological site of Tambo Inca, a rest stop and supply center during the time of the Incas.
We continue with the descent through heavy vegetation and cultivated fields to the village of Urquillos 2 980 masl (9 776 ft), after that the road is flat until Huayllabamba 2 866 masl (9 402 ft), in this place we will cross the bridge over the Vilcanota River, here will be our bus waiting for us, and we will return to Cusco City and finish the tour.
Included / Not included
- Private Professional Guide.
- Private transport.
- Box Lunch.
- Entrance to Tourist Attractions.
- Extra food.
- Services not mentioned.