Waqrapukara and four Lakes
Come see spectacular Inca ruins in a remote and scenic location far from the crowds of Cusco and Macchu Picchu. Waqrupukara is unique and sits high on a ridge overlooking the Apurimac River near Acomayo, south of Cusco. A spiritual center for the Incas, you too will feel the harmonious blend of nature and architecture as you contemplate the beauty. We provide private tours with mostly flat hiking through impressive cliffs above and below you with stunning views.
|Departure Return Location||Campi community|
|Elevation||3580m to 4200m|
|Good For||Lovers of the hike and inner peace|
We start from Cusco, staring down the road, the great river of the Incas (Wilcamayo). For its banks contemplate the towns of San Sebastian, San Jeronimo, Huasao (land of healers), Oropesa, lagoon Huacarpay, here you can see a variety of local and migratory birds, Rumicolca, Huaro (highlighting its eighteenth century church ), Urcos lagoon, Quiquijana, Pampacolca, Cusipata and Chuquicahuana, this place we turn to reach the beautiful lagoon Pomacanchi, Marcaconga and SangararÃ¡. In this village we expect the support staff HEAD EXPEDITIONS PERU with mules that will facilitate our journey. The walk is a rise of 8 hours on the way you will see the Quechua customs, topography, livestock and wildlife. Arriving at Huacra Pukara, we will see how great Andean sunset, where the sun sets between two brackets shaped like an Andean woman offering her son to the sun.
Early we visited the archaeological site that is unique in Peru, its shape and construction. It is a cliff on the edge of a great precipice, where enclosures, terraces, barns and even a large cemetery on the slopes are. After accompanied by the head guide visit, we return along the same path, taking more time to enjoy some things that might go unnoticed in the first leg. After a very nice walk we return to the city of Cusco, arriving approximately 7 pm