Private Guide offers:
OLLANTAYTAMBO – CHOQUECHACA – MARCACOCHA
Amazing two days trek through one of the bigger and more astonishing areas of native forest of the whole Sacred Valley. Live with us the authentic Quechua nature and culture.
We’ll start our walk from Ollantaytambo after breakfast, from where we’ll take an Incan path that will bring us to the ruins of Pumamara, through the impressive terraces of Muscapuquio. In Pumamarka we’ll visit the ruins and have our Box Lunch. After that we’ll start again walking the path to arrive to the Waterfall of Pacchavado to keep on walking up to the Quechua community of Choquechaca (3900masl), our camp site. After that we’ll walk the surroundings to visit the impressive forest of Queuñapucro and, if we feel with forces we’ll reach the base of the Alancoma Glacier.
We’ll start the walk from Choquechaca around 09:00am, ascending the Apu Huanacaury, where we’ll start the descent that will bring us to the colonial small church of Markacocha where we’ll have lunch. In the afternoon we can visit the Quechua community of Willoq, or have some time off to relax before having our car that will bring us back to Ollantaytambo.
- Daily meals. Breakfast, lunch, afternoon break and dinner.
- Doite quad tents, for each 2 persons, and camp mattress.
- First aids kid.
- Trilingual guide service (Spanish, English and French)
- Cooker and assistant, if necessary.
- Horses and horsemen.
- Kitchen and dining room tents.
- Complete ware set for kitchen and dining.
NOT INCLUDED SERVICES
- Sleeping bag (for rent if needed)
- Feeding (breakfast first day and dinner last day
- Personal snacks, and alcoholic beverages.
- Mandatory travel insurance.
- Extra Chair horses (for rent if wanted)
WHAT TO BRING
You should only bring the necessary to enjoy the journey and it is not advisable to take what is not going to be used during the route, all this can be left in the hotel before leaving.
- A small daily backpack that you’ll be carrying just with the necessary for the day.
- A medium sized backpack or duffle back, which allows you to bring all the necessary things, which will be carried on the horses.
- Walking shoes for the trek, one pair of short and one pair of long pants, shirts, a light rain jacket, light rainy pants, appropriate clothing for spending the night: e.g. socks, sandals, and a hat.
- It´s advisable to bring a second pair of shoes and specially socks you can change into and bring some warm clothes for the night.
- It’s recommended to wear light fabrics that are fast drying from sweat and/or rain.
- It’s also recommended to punt all your stuff in plastic bags inside the backpack this way you can separate things and keep your clothes dry in case of rain
- Toiletries (soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, and toilet paper).
- Personal medicines.
- Camera with 2 or 4 gigabytes of memory.
- Sun glasses, sun hat, sun block and insect repellent.
- Enough money to buy some extra drinks, snacks or souvenirs during the walk, and to be able to give a tip to the guides, cooks and porters.