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Q´eswachaca Tour Full Day

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Qeswachaca
Qeswachaca
Qeswachaca
Qeswachaca

- Description -

Located on the Apurímac River at 3700 meters above sea level, is Q'eswachaka, the last Inca Suspension Bridge, where every year more than 1000 people from four communities gather to renew their structures, this ancestral ritual was recognized in the year 2013 by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.


CUSCO - INCA BRIDGE OF Q’ESWACHAKA - THE CIRCUIT OF THE 4 LAGOONS - CUSCO

We will pick you up from your respective hotels around 4:30 a.m. at 5:00 a.m. and we go to the South Valley of Cusco and we will pass through some small traditional towns in the region, our first stop will be in the town of Cusipata where we will have a delicious breakfast. Immediately afterwards we start our journey to the Mirador de Combapata, Then we will continue with a stop at the Mini Volcán de los Pabellones and we will pass through Yanaoca which is one of the eight districts of the province of Canas. Then we will continue our trip for one more hour and we will arrive at the district of Q'ewe where the famous Inca bridge of "Q'eswachaka" is located, which is built with vegetable fiber and has a length of 28.67 meters and has an altitude of 3,600 meters, we will descend a series of zigzags that will take us to the valley of the Apurimac river with the ancestral bridge slowly coming into view.
We will have a lot of time to get to know this attraction and the part of the Apurimac canyon; After visiting the bridge, we will go to Mosoc Llaqta, where the house of Tupa Amaru II is located and after a guided tour we were directed to the circuit of the four lagoons Pampamarca, Asnacqocha, Acopia and Pomacanchi. After this we will continue driving for 15 minutes until we reach Cusipata, where we will have our buffet lunch.
Our day of sightseeing concludes with a scenic trip in private transport to the city of Cusco where we will arrive around 4:00 p.m.


INCLUDED:

Pick up from your hotel or hostel
Professional guide
Tourist transport
We use private buses and minivans; very comfortable and with all the safety accessories according to the number of tourists, our driver has many years of experience.
Breakfast and lunch (vegetarian options available)
First aid kit (including emergency oxygen bottle).

NOT INCLUDED:

Tips for the guide and the driver
Entrance fees to Puente Q´eswachaka (10 soles)
Water

What to bring for this tour

A light day pack with a change of clothes for the whole period of the trek - prepare for a vast range of changes in temperature
Rain gear (jacket and pants if available) or rain poncho. Plastic ponchos can be bought for about $1 in Cusco .
Strong footwear, waterproof trekking boots recommended. Extra socks are a must.
Sandals or plastic slip on thongs are also good to give your feet a chance to breath in the evenings if you wish to carry them.
Warm clothes, including jacket, fleeces, gloves, scarf and beanie/touk. Thermal clothing is also recommended, especially for sleeping. * This is a particularly cold trek, you should make sure you have a lot of very warm clothes.
Sleeping bag (we can hire these to you)
Torch/ Flashlight and spare batteries
Camera, batteries (batteries consume more quickly under cold conditions)
Hat or cap to protect you from the sun, rain and cold
Sun block
After-sun cream or hydrating cream for face and body
Toilet paper, pack in & pack out
Snacks: biscuits, energy bars, chocolate, raw fruits, muesli, etc.
Non-disposable canteen (Nalgene type) and water for the first morning.
We advise you to bring water sterilizing tablets in case you collect water from streams.
Your own medical kit with any special medications that you might require, paracetamol, second skin for blisters etc.
Small towel or sarong
Bathers/swimsuit (if you intend on swimming in hot springs )
Cash - sufficient for snacks, tips and souvenirs.
Original passport & ISIC (International Student Identity Card) if you have one.
Binoculars (if you have them)

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- DETAILS -

DURATION: Full Day
DESTINATION: Ausangate
DEPARTURE: Daily Departures
LEVEL: Moderate to Difficult
CATEGORY: Tour
GROUP SIZE: "2 - 12"

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