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Huchuy Qosqo Biking Tour Briefing

This biking tour is one of the most amazing mountain bike tours in Cusco and the Sacred Valley. Visiting Huchuy Qosqo archaeological site on foot is pleasant, but doing it on a bike is unforgettable. On this tour you will do adventure sports, cultural immersion, and connect with nature. This tour can also connect up with Machu Picchu – Peru.
Huchuy Qosqo, meaning “Small Cusco” in Quechua, is an archaeological site north of Cusco, Peru located at 3,600m (11,800ft), about 800m above the village of Lamay in the Sacred Valley. The site was named in the 20th century, having previously been known as Kakya Qawani. Pedro de Cieza de Leon, in his Second Chronicle of Peru, said that the palaces here were built by Viracocha, the eighth Inca Emperor. Among a large number of stone and adobe buildings is a 40m long kallanka (large hall). The site’s water supply is a rock-filled Inca irrigation canal about 800m long. Come take advantage of the opportunity to get to this remote site in a unique way!

🤝🏻 Meeting and briefing

Some days before the tour, our team will contact you via E-mail or WhatsApp and will coordinate the meeting time at your hotel to provide you the all tour details and answer all your questions.

🏁 Starts from your accommodation in Cuzco at 08:00 A.M.

🔚 Ends in the Cusco Hotel about 12:00 P.M.

Day 1: Cusco – Piuray lake – Kuper – Huchyqoaqo – Cusco

🚐 Drive time: 1 hour -30 minutes.

🚴🏻‍♂️ Bike time: 3 hours

📈 Maximum elevation: 4060m. – 13316ft.

📉 Minimum elevation: 3650m. – 11972ft.

We’ll pick you up from your hotel at 8:00am and depart for the town of Chinchero. A short cut to Lake Piuray brings us to the small town of Kuper, where will start a 1.5 hour hike-a-bike ascent to the El Balcón High Pass (4,060m / 13316ft.). This is the highlands, with breathtaking views of the sacred mountains of the Cordillera Urubamba. After receiving all safety equipment (gloves, elbow and knee pads, helmet, goggles, windproof jacket).

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we will begin our cycling tour (Kona Stinky Six full suspension bike), enjoying the diversity of flora and fauna located in the high-altitude canyon and the beautiful views of Huchuy Qosqo (3,650m / 11972ft.). After lunch and our guided tour we’ll mountain bike down to the town of Calca in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Our transport back to Cusco awaits us, passing by the artisan villages of Pisac and Qorao and arriving in Cusco around 5:00pm.

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What’s included

 ✔ Private transportation.
✔ Kona Stinky Six Bike (full Suspension) Gloves, helmet, elbow pads, knee pads, goggles,wind jacket.
✔ lunch
✔ Entrance fee
✔ Professional guide

Not included

  ❌ First breakfast
  ❌ snacks, water

🚫 Cancellation policy

If you cancel more than 48 hours before the start of the tour, you will receive a refund of the total amount of the reservation except 10 USD per person for administrative expenses. After this time, or in case of not showing up for the tour, you will not have the right to a refund.

What to bring for the Huchuy Qosqo biking tour

   ➖  Light clothes
   ➖  Water bottle
   ➖  Waterproof jacket
   ➖  Cap or hat
   ➖  Small backpack
   ➖  Sunblock
   ➖  Sunglasses
   ➖  Camera (optional).
   ➖  Extra money but in Nuevos Soles (Peruvian national currency)

Maps

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🙋🏻‍♂️ QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

The Huchuy Qosqo mountain bike tour is very difficult?

This Huchuy Qosqo mountain bike tour has a medium level of difficulty, this is because there are parts that have to go uphill until reaching 4160m. 13644ft. From this part the entire route is downhill with some technical but minimal parts.

What type of bicycle will I receive for the Huchuy Qosqo biking tour?

Inkas Destination has a first-class logistics team and is concerned that our visitors have fun, so we provide full suspension Mountain bike with hydraulic brakes, helmets, gloves and windbreaker jacket to guarantee the fun of our clients.

Do I need to have experience to do the Huchuy Qosqo biking tour?

This tour can be done by anyone who knows how to ride a bicycle and who has a regular physical condition, especially who likes ride through the mountains and nature.

What is the main attraction in the Huchuy Qosqo biking tour?

This tour is for lovers of mountain biking and culture since the archaeological remains of Huchuy Qosqo will be visited, which is a small citadel with many Inca houses and terraces where nature, culture and adventure are combined.

Can I combine this Huchuyqosqo biking tour of 1 day with Machu Picchu?

This tour is perfect to make a combination with Machu Picchu since this tour is located in the Sacred Valley and in the direction of Ollantaytambo where the train station that leads to Machu Picchu is located, taking into account this the tour would take place in 2 days / 1 night.

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