Huchuy Qosqo to Machu Picchu

Huchuy Qosqo Trek 3-Day, Sacred Valley of the Incas & Machu Picchu by Train.
This hiking tour to Machu Picchu by the route Huchuy Qosqo Trek. Touring by the original path of the Incas that integrated the small towns of the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and to the Amazon jungle.
Nowadays, Huchuy Qosqo Inca Trail has become an impressive alternative route of trek towards Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu.
It is a 3-day tour, highly recommended for those travelers who love trekking, being in contact with nature, do not have enough time in Cusco, want to do experiential tourism in the Andean communities and it is also perfect for families.
This small tour will be an unforgettable experience, because you will see the daily activities of the local communities, you will have an excellent panoramic views of the Andes mountain range, fantastic views of the sacred valley of the Incas, you will also visit Huchuy Qosqo great Inca’s palace and finally reach the awesome Inca city of Machu Picchu.


Huchuy Qosqo Trek Itinerary

FIRST DAY, Cusco – Taucca Community – Huchuy Qosqo.

  • 7:00 am. We will pick you up fro your hotel.
  • 7:50 am. Activity with the local family.
  • 9:00 am. Start to hike.
  • 1:30 am. Lunchtime in the local family home.
  • free afternoon to take rest and enjoy the sacred valley.
  • spend the night family lodge

SECOND DAY, Huchuy Qosqo – Lamay – Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu.

  • 6:30 am. breakfast
  • 7:00 am. Visit Huchuy Qosqo archeological site.
  • 8:30 am. Descent to Lamay.
  • 11:00 am. Journey to Urubamba
  • 12:00 am. Buffet lunch in Urubamba
  • 1:30 pm. Travel to Ollantaytambo.
  • 4:36 pm. Train departure to Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes)
  • 7:00 pm. Dinner in Aguas Calientes
  • Spend the night in a hotel.

THIRD DAY. Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco.

  • 5:30 am. take the bus to Machu Picchu (optional).
  • If you want to go walking it’s an hour and a half.
  • 2 hours guide service
  • 2:30 pm or 7:00 pm. return train to Ollantaytambo.
  • Bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.

Full Itinerary

Huchuy Qosqo Trek Detailed 

FIRST DAY, Cusco – Taucca Community – Huchuy Qosqo.

To start Huchuy Qosqo Trek, we will pick you up from your hotel at 7 a.m. then we will journey in our private mobility until Taucca community. It is located 50 minutes driving from the city of Cusco and very close to the city of Chinchero.
In Taucca community, we will see the descendants of the Incas with their typical and colorful clothes, rustic houses with thatched roofs, crops that are only for their own sustenance. We can also see the extraordinary work done by the women of this community. The process of natural dyeing of wool and weaving gradually as it has done in the ancestral period.
Then, we will begin to hike gently uphill for three and a half hours until we reach the highest pass (Pukaqasa), from where we will have spectacular views, especially of the
Andes mountain range of Vilcabamba and from here we will start descending towards the Inca city of Huchuy Qosqo.
From Huchuy Qosqo we will have a charming view of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Finally, we will arrive at the small family house where we will have lunch, have dinner and spend our first night.
At night together with the family, we will make a bonfire and watch the constellations.

  • Taucca community. 3700 m.a.s.l. / 12,136 feet
  • Pukaqasa the highest pass. 4,200 m.a.s.l / 13,776 feet
  • Trekking Length. 11km /6.8 miles
  • Walking time. 6 hours
  • Meals: Lunch, dinner and snacks.

SECOND DAY, Huchuy Qosqo – Lamay – Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu.

Today, our sunrise will be magical with excellent views of the snow-capped mountains, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, near the Inca city of Huchuy Qosqo and if we are lucky, we can see the Andean Condor gliding over the Urubamba River Valley.
After breakfast, we will visit with our professional guide the archaeological site of Huchuy Qosqo, which is the palace of the Inca Wiracocha. We will go through all the important points seeing all detail, we will also take many beautiful photos.
After exploring this great Inca city, we will begin gently descend to Lamay town, where our mobility will be ready to take us to Urubamba city, which is the place of our buffet lunch.
Later, we will continue the journey in our mobility to Ollantaytambo where we will board the train to Machu Picchu Pueblo (16:36 hours). At Machu Picchu, we will have the dinner and spend the night in a hotel.

  • Huchuy Qosqo. 3,590m.a.s.l. /11,775 feet
  • Lamay. 2,950 m.a.s.l. / 9,676 feet
  • Trek Length. 4 km / 2.5 miles
  • Train from Ollantaytambo. a one and a half hour
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch y Dinner
  • Hotel

THIRD DAY. Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco.

This morning’s departure is very early. Shortly before sunrise, our hike will be a one and half hour and we might also go up by bus 25 minutes.
Once we arrive at Machu Picchu town, immediately we’ll start to explore to the enigmatic complex led by our skilled guide, who will take us by the most interesting places of this great city, providing varied information of each highlight places, after all the explanation, we’ll have free time to explore more on our own and also we will able to climb up to Huaynapicchu or Machu Picchu mountains and finally we’ll take the bus down to the city of Aguas Calientes.
After lunch, we’ll board the train back to Ollantaytambo station and continue by bus to Cusco.
End of the Huchuy Qosqo Trek 3-Day.



  • Transfer from hotel to Taucca Community.
  • Entrance tickets to Huchuy Qosqo & Machu Picchu.
  • Guide Service in all places.
  • Local Chef.
  • Muleteer and horses to load your equipment.
  • Foods: 2x lunch (1 Buffet), 1x breakfast and 2x dinner (vegetarian optional is free).
  • First aid kit.
  • Train ticket from Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu – Ollantaytambo.
  • 1 Night in the local family home.
  • 1 Night Hotel in Machu Picchu Pueblo (Aguas Calientes).
  • Transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.

Does not include.

  • Meals: first-day breakfast and last day; lunch and dinner.
  • Personal things
  • Walking poles
  • Tips (optional)


Huchuy Qosqo Trek private prices are based on a marital or double room with Hotel 2 stars.

  • 5+people in the group US$ 500 per person
  • 4 person in the group US$ 520 per person
  • 3 person in the group US$ 540 per person
  • 2 person in the group US$ 560 per person

With Hotels, You have to pay additional.

  • +US$ 45 per person. 3 stars Hotel. Inti Punku inn & la cabaña.
  • +US$ 60 per person. 4-star Hotel. Tierra Viva & El Mapi.


US$ 20 off.

  • For students under 25 years, who have an international student card valid and awarded by the same university. It also applies to children under 17 years. For more information, click here.
  • For those countries that belong to the Andean Community (Perú, Ecuador, Bolivia, and Colombia) and for those have immigration card in Perú.


  • Ticket to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu: US$ 25 (must be advance booked)
  • 2 Walking poles: US$ 10 per person (We can rent you)
  • Panoramic Train Vistadome: US$ 60


To do this tour, you have to arrive in Cusco 2 days before.

  • A small lightweight backpack.
  • A simple copy of your passport or picture.
  • Good hiking gear: warm jackets, gloves, hat warm fleece, gloves and hiking boots.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Waterproof jacket and rain poncho.
  • Warm clothes: layers for variable temperatures, especially at night.
  • T-shirts.
  • Comfortable trousers.
  • Sun hat.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Reusable plastic/metal water container, or camel bags.
  • Water for the first four hours of the trek, then we will provide you with drinking, previously boiled water.
  • Personal medication.
  • Camera and films.
  • Flashlight with spare batteries.
  • Walking poles.
  • Bathing suit for the hot springs.
  • Extra money for souvenirs, drinks, and tips.


To book Huchuy Qosqo Trek 3-Days, we have 4 payment options, any reservation is confirmed with a deposit of 50% and the rest will be paid in cash upon arrival to Cusco city.
1.- Visa + 8% of the amount to send. We will send you the deposit request link. Consult amount to deposit.
Only by clicking on the link will the form appear. In the number of purchases write the number obtained for your reservation, which will be proportioned by the travel agency Machu Picchu Andes Tours Cusco.
2.- PayPal + 6% of the amount to send. We will send a deposit request to your personal email.
3.- MoneyGram, they charge a commission for deposit. Put well written the data of the person to send.

  • Lylia Loaiza Pacheco.
  • Identity Document (DNI). 47704521.
  • Cusco – Perú.

4.- Western Union, they charge a commission for deposit. Put well written the data of the person to send.

  • Lylia Loaiza Pacheco.
  • Identity Document (DNI). 47704521.
  • Address. Cusco – Perú.
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