Palccoyo and Raqchi (Temple of Wiracocha) - 1 Day

Palccoyo and Raqchi (Temple of Wiracocha) – full day – Cusco, Perú

After going to this beautiful mountain why not take advantage of visiting this magical and incredible construction of the Incas, today called the temple of the god wiracocha, a huge rectangular structure of two floors that measures 92 meters long by 25.5 wide. The structure is composed of a central adobe wall between 18 and 20 meters high, with an andesite stone base. According to the chroniclers, they attribute the Inca Wiracocha to build the temple, of course it is in a government previous to that of Pachacutec the ninth Inca.

Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1: CUSCO – CHECACUPE – COMBAPATA – PALCCOYO – TEMPLE OF RAQCHI

We will pick you up from your hotel at 6.30 in the morning we will leave Cusco in our private vehicle south of Cusco to Checacupe, after that, we will go to Combapata, the estimated time of travel is 3 hours, once there we continue for a dirt road, we will start our walk about 1 hour and 30 minutes towards the Palccoyo mountain of colors (we will walk approximately 1.5 km). We will arrive at the Palccoyo Mountain of Colors, which is located at 4900 meters above sea level, after enjoying the scenery and taking pictures, we will return by the same route to the lunch spaghetti place, after lunch spaghetti, we will leave 15 minutes from the town of Combapata to visit to the largest Inca temple built with adobe, the visit will be 1.30 hours and then we return to the city of Cusco arriving between 5:00 and 6:00 pm. Approximately

What does and does not include?

Includes

  • Private roundtrip transportation.
  • Lunch.
  • Professional guide (English-Spanish)
  • Dining room and kitchen tents.
  • Chairs and table of field.
  • Oxygen balloon.
  • First aid kit.
  • Travellers pillow.
  • Blankets.
  • Coca tea in the restaurant​.

Does not include

  • Entrance for the Rainbow Mountain (10 soles, 3 dollars)
  • Entrance to the Red Valley (10 soles, 3 dollars)
  • Tips for the guide and driver (Voluntary).
  • Other not mentioned.

What you need to take

  • Daypack (about 30-40 liters)
  • Long sleeve shirt.
  • Trekking footwear.
  • Thermal layers.
  • Waterproof trekking trousers.
  • Wool gloves
  • Beanie.
  • Hat.
  • Sunglasses and sun cream
  • Cash for extras.
  • Rain Poncho.
  • Bottle water.
  • Snacks (nuts, chocolate and a fruit)

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Palccoyo and Raqchi (Temple of Wiracocha)
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