Waqra Pukara (Day Trip)

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  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
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  • 13 hr

Waqrapukara – a lesser known Incan sanctuary is gaining popularity as a hidden treasure among travellers seeking an alternative trekking and camping adventure. This newly discovered and impressive Incan archeological complex is located more remotely than the renowned monuments like Pisaq and Sacsayhuaman.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Machu Picchu

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Complejo Arqueologico Waqrapukara

We will be picking you up from your hotel within the historic centre of Cusco at 03:30 AM. If you are not staying within the historic centre, we will co-ordinate with you a meeting point and you will be picked up from there. After picking up all travellers, we will start cruising south towards Sangarara, a town just off the Waqrapukara site. On the way, we will stop at Pomacanchi lagoon. Pomacanchi lagoon presents tranquil bluish-green water and is the best place to practice water sports such as rafting and kayaking. Birdwatchers can also have a great time here admiring different birds such as ducks, coots, herons, gulls, Andean flamingos, pariguanas as well as ccopos, tactacas, churchus, mayoalccos, pillcuycos, ajoyas and choqas. Once in Sangarara, we will stop for breakfast before continuing the trip to Rinconada community from where we will start our hike to Waqrapukara. During the hike, you will be passing through regions rich with flora and fauna those are typical in the region. At Waqrapukara, you will have a guided tour of Intipunku (the door of the sun), the main square, towers, andenería, Wiracocha enclosure and cave paintings with the representation of flames. After the tour, you will start your hike back to Sangarara where we will stop for lunch before continuing our return journey to Cusco.

Duration: 6 hour
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