VILCABAMBA TREK



Duration
8 days / 7 nights
CUSCO - VILCABAMBA
From USD
$ Upon Request

All our programmes can be tailor made according to your requirements, whether regarding the length of your tour, any special interests or specific activities, flight reservations, optional destinations or tours.

Day 1: Cuzco - Chaullay - Wankakalli

Pick up from your hotel and transfer by private bus until Wankakalli, passing through Ollantaytambo, the Malaga mountain pass (4200m), before entering into the valley of Huyro and Maranura. Then from the location of Chaullay we head towards Wankakalli where we will arrive in the afternoon. Camping. All meals included.

Day 2: Wankakalli - Vitcos - Đusta Hisp┤anan - Qollpaq'asa

Today we undertake the walk towards the archaeological centre of Rosaspata or Vitcos, From the domain of the hill Pucyura, as well as from the snowy Pumasillo peak, we can appreciate the Đusta Hisp'anan stone. In both places, we enjoy a panoramic view of the landscape. We carry on towards Qollpaq'asa before arriving to our next camp. All meals included.

Day 3: Qollpaq'asa - Ututo

Today we will head into the zone of Maukachaka. We continue on, passing by Pampaconas, before descending towards Ututo where we shall set up camp. Opportunity for fishing. All meals included.

Day 4: Ututo - Vista Alegre

Most of the journey today is down hill, and after one hour we shall appreciate the vegetation of the cloud forest. We shall also witness the Pampaconas River, where we will eat lunch on the river shore. After a rest, the walk continues until we arrive to the Vista Alegre (Happy View), where we shall set up camp. All meals included.

Day 5: Vista Alegre - Concevidayoc

After breakfast, we enter into the valley of Vilcabamba, where we shall quickly notice the warm climate. We will arrive to Q'asa Cross, where we will appreciate the abundant flora and fauna, such as the cock of the rock, before arriving to Tunkimayu, and on towards Concebidayoc. Camping. All meals included.

Day 6: Concebidayoc - Espiritu Pampa - Chontabamba

Today we head towards the East, and towards the Pampaconas River, that will drive us to Espiritu Pampa, a natural vantage point, where you will be able to appreciate the portion of the plateau which is formed by the triangle between the Pampaconas river, Chomtabamba and the base of the mountain of the archaeological group of Espiritu Pampa. We will appreciate Inca Andenes, and the famous Rumichaca, an Inka stone bridge. After the guided visit we continue on until Chontabamba camp. All meals included.

Day 7: Chontabamba- Chiwankiri

Our last day of trekking, and the climate is now tropical and humid in the valley of Espiritu pampas. We arrive to Chiwankiri, our seventh and last camp. All meals included.

Day 8: Chiwankiri - Kiteni - Cuzco

Breakfast
Our journey today is by road, towards the city of Kiteni, where we will travel through the Malaga valley, passing by Amparaes and Calca. Finally we will arrive back in the city of Cuzco. Lunch and dinner on your own.

 

TRIP FEE INCLUDES

  • pack animals (to carry tents, food and cooking equipment), all breakfasts and meals as specified in the programme, all bilingual guided tours in groups (english/spanish),all entrance fees.

NOT INCLUDED

  • International and domestic flights, airport taxes ($30.25 for international flights and $6.05 for domestic flights) , personal travel insurance.