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Waqra Pukara Tour Full Day

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Waqra Pukara is a fortress, sanctuary, astronomical observatory? are the interpretations for this enigmatic monument of classic Inca architecture that rises to 4, 300 meters above sea level.


The tour begins with the pick up from the hotel from 4:30 to 5:00 a.m., once the whole group is complete we will start the tour, we will travel for 3 hours in tourist transport towards the town of Santa Lucía, in the course we will make a stop in Cusipata to have breakfast, then we will continue the trip.
In Santa Lucía we will take a detour traveling for 15 more minutes through a zigzagging road until we reach Punta Carretera. Place where we will get ready for about 10 minutes to make the last preparations, before starting our walk towards Waqrapukara.
Once everyone is ready we will begin to walk, the walk that will last 1 hour and 30 minutes, the distance to travel is approximately 2.5 kilometers, arriving at Waqrapukara the guide will explain the importance of this Archaeological Complex, then we will have Free time to visit the place on your own account and take our photos.
After the visit we will enjoy a delicious box lunch, then we will return along the same road to Punta Carretera, where our transport will be waiting to take us back to Cusco. Arriving in Cusco at 6:00 p.m.


Professional guides
Round trip transportation: 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 buffet
Lunch Box Lunch.
First aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle.


Tip for the guide, Driver

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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DEPARTURE: Daily Departures
LEVEL: Moderate to Difficult
GROUP SIZE: "2 - 12"