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Vilcabamba

Almost 4 decades after the conquest of Perú, the survivors of the big empire of the Incas kept an independent state in a valley of de deep pass of Vilcabamba, this place is to the north of Cusco. The combination between snow capped mountains, thick jungles and big rivers frustrated two spanish efforts to reach it, but it fell down because a big militar spanish movement in 1572. The region soon fell down, the Incas left it, so they were lost but in 1834 many archaelogists came to Perú to find them and the task is still alive. Our route follows the steps of famous explorers like Hiram Bighan who discovered Machupicchu in 1911 and Gene Savoy who finally discovered the real Vilcabamba in 1964. our trip is a unforgettable experience characterized by views of the Andes, high passes, and ruins that are hidden in the forest.

CLIMATE
They have a climate varied: coldness on the height, in the zone interval, and in in the valley are hot. The temperature in the zones intermediary is of 10 grades to 13 grades like average in the heights is 5 grades to 7 grades average in the tropical zones 16 grades to 34 grades, distinguish two of season standard weel, of November to April with intense rains and may to October with less rains.

ITINERARY

Day 1: cusco – chaullay – wankalli. We take you from your hotel to go in a private bus to Wankalli, passing by the towns of Ollantaytambo in the "Abra de Málaga" (4200 m.a.s.l) getting into the valley of Huyro and Maranura. From the town of Chaullay we go to Wankalli, we will be arriving there in the afternoon and we will set up our campsite.

Day 2: Wankalli – vitcus – ñusta hisp’anan – qollpaq’asa. We will start the hike to the archeological center of Rosaspata or Vitcos, from the hill you can appreciate Pucyura and the snow capped mountain of Pumasillo, then you’ll visit Ñusta Hisp’anan ( Yurac Rumi) in both places you can enjoy the scenery. Then we go to Qollpaq’asa where we will establish a campsite.

Day 3: qollpaq’asa – Ututo. In first place we go to the Maukachaka zone, then we continue passing by Pampaconas, going down to Ututo where we will camp and we will have the opportunity to go fishing .

Day 4: Ututo – Vista Alegre. We start the route going down, in one hour we will see the vegetation of the jungle, its weather is hot- moderate and we could appreciate the river Pampaconas where we will have lunch at the riverbank, after a few minutes of resting, we will continue walking until we arrive to a place called Vista Alegre.



Day 5: Vista Alegre – Concebidayoc.
After breakfast, we will get in to the Vilcabamba valley which is very hot , then we will arrive to Cruz Q’asa a fabulous place where we can see the flora and the fauna, for example the " Cock of the Rocks", arriving to Tunkimayo, to go to Concebidayoc.


Day 6: Concebidayoc – espiritu pampa – chontabamba. We go to the west towards the deep pass of the river Pampaconas that will take us to Espiritu Pampa that is also considered a natural observatory. In the plateau the triangle between the rivers Pampaconas and Chontabamba, also in the base of the mountain of the group of Espiritu Pampa, where we could appreciate different andenes (platforms), ruins of the famous Rumichaca that is a very beautiful stone bridge. After a guided visit, we will continue to Chontabamba where we’ll stablish a campsite.

Day 7: chontabamba – chiwankiri. It makes our last day of walking with a tropical weather we will walk around the valley of Espiritu Pampa, then we will arrive to Chiwankiri place of our seventh campsite.


Day 8: chiwankiri – kiteni – CUSCO After camping in Chiwankiri, our transportation to go continue to the town of Kiteni, we will pass by the valley of Amparaes Calca and continue to Cusco by the Sacred Valley. Arriving approximately to 8.00pm


INCLUDE:

Transportation: Private bus to round trip
Meals
: breakfasts/ lunches/ dinners during all trip
Horses
: Transport of equipments and bags that are heavy
Arriero
: Responsible of the horses
Guide
: English / Spanish.
Chef
: Responsible of the meals (prepares 6 breakfasts / 6 lunches / 6 dinners)
Equipment
: Tents, dinning tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, tables, chairs, mattress, first aid kit and radio communication.

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