Huchuy Qosqo Trekking from Cusco

Huchuy Qosqo Trekking from Cusco 1 day

This trekking to Huchuy Qosqo (Inca ruins) starts from the archaeological center of Tambomachay, which is located in the north of the city of Cusco, 30 minutes away. From this point, the Inca Trail tour to Huchuy Qosqo begins.

The total distance of this tour to Huchuy Qosto is 25 km, with a positive unevenness of 975 m uphill, crossing mountains, lagoons, cliffs, and small towns, and walking along the same path of the Inca towards the archaeological site of Huchuy Qosqo.

The tour starts at 3,778 m, reaches a maximum altitude of 4,318 m, and has a minimum altitude of 2,878 m.

Sites we will visit:

  • Tambomachay Archaeological Site
  • The Qoricocha Lagoon
  • The Inca ruins of Huchuy Qosqo

Huchuy Qosqo, which comes from the Quechua word that means in Spanish “small Cusco,”  has the same altitude and climate as the city of Cusco. It was built as a small city that has terraces or terraces, water channels, small streets, houses with Inca walls, a main square, and a sacred temple. Most of these constructions are made of upper clay material and base perfectly polished Inca walls like the citadel of Machu Picchu.

Places on the route to Huchuy Qosqo

  • The Pumamarca community
  • inca trail
  • bridges
  • Huchuy Qosqo Faraglioni

After visiting the Inca ruins at Huchuy Qosqo, we will go to the town of Lamay, which is a 2-hour walk away, and from here we will board our private vehicle to return to the city of Cusco.

If you like hiking, this excursion is for you, contact us now!

Route Features:

  • Distance of the route: 25 km.
  • Total positive slope: 975 m.
  • Maximum altitude: 4,318 m.
  • minimum altitude: 2,878 m.
  • Duration: full day
    Level: Advanced
  • Places to visit: the ancient Inca trail Qhapaq Ñan, Inca ruins of Huchuy Qosqo; the Tambomachay archaeological site.
  • Important: The entrance ticket for Tambomachay is an option if you would like to visit or cross the Inca Trail of Huchuy Qosqo by another route.
  • You need the entrance ticket to Huchuy Qosqo (valued at 10 national or foreign soles)
  • We also have the option of a bike tour to Huchuy Qosqo. Choose your best alternative for your vacation in Cusco.
  • Meeting Point: Pick up from your Hotel
  • Type of tour: trekking
  • Type of service: Group & Private
  • Language: Spanish & English
  • Available days: Every day.
  • Departure time: 6:30 a.m.
  • Duration: full day
  • Price: Quote Here
  • level: Advanced
  • Includes: Official tourism guide, transportation (Pick up), Box Lunch, walking sticks and first aid kit
  • Not included: Entrance tickets and others not mentioned in the tour.
  • End of the tour: at your hotel 7 p.m


  • Small backpack
  • Rain gear or waterproof from November to March
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • carry extra coins

Important data:

For this tour to Huchuy Qosqo, you need to pay an entrance ticket of 10 peruvian coins.

This journey is of an advanced level and is 25 kilometers away.

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