This amazing journey will take you to a hidden treasure, a breath-taking fortress built on a precipice: Waqrapukara. This complex is one of the ancient Inca temples and is located in the Andes range of Mountains in the region of Cusco. It is built on top of one of the steepest mountains and the hiking experience will immerse you in an area where travelers do not usually visit. This great journey will take you out of the traditional treks in Cusco, it will only take one day to visit and the hike is not very difficult. If you enjoy beautiful landscapes, a little hiking and a beautiful ancient fortress, then this side trip is for you!!!
Very early in the morning, our transportation will pick us up from the hotel and drive towards the Waqrapukara, known for the imposing landscapes and its low crowded touristic visits. After approximately 2h30 hours, the ride will stop for breakfast in the town of Pomacanchi and then continue to the final destination. We will be able to enjoy the landscapes and ravines for another hour until we reach the starting point of the hike. The ascent to the fortress is about 2h30 and meanwhile we will be able to witness beautiful landscapes and a variety of Andean flora and fauna of the area. Arrival at the archaeological complex and after a short rest we will have enough time to visit and learn more about this mystical and religious archaeological site, starting by its main square, terraces, towers and more. We will enjoy our picnic lunch before we descend where our transportation is waiting to head back to Cusco. Arrival to Cusco and end of services to continue with other destinations or side trips.
Remember that travelers who make the trip to Waqrapukara must be in a good physical condition and adapted to the high altitude.
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