PACKAGE DETAILS | Inti Punku Hike full day – Inca Quarries
Explore the Inca ruins of the Inti Punku (Sun Gate) on a guided hike through the Peruvian mountains. Whilst hiking, you will also be able to view the Ollantaytambo Archaeological Site and the Urubamba River on this formidable mountain trek.
Inti Punku is a small Inca ruin at the top of a 3,900-meter hill. On this scenic hike, you will enjoy the views of the Urubamba River, the Ollantaytambo Archaeological Site, and Veronica Mountain.
Your tour will begin at 5:00 AM, with private transportation from your hotel in Cusco. From here you will drive to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, with a stop for breakfast in the community of Pachar, only a few kilometers from Ollantaytambo. After breakfast, you will continue driving until Ollantaytambo to begin your ascent. Along the way, you will pass through the Inca Quarries of the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo until you finally reach the Sun Gate. Whilst there you will have several hours to hike, taking in varying and breathtaking terrain with your hiking guide. You will also be presented with a box lunch during your hike, which will assist you with energy for the rest of your day.
Afterward, on your way back to Cusco, you will return to the community of Pachar, which will make an ideal spot to refresh yourself with some of the best craft beer in all the Cusco region. Following this, you will be safely returned back to your accommodation in central Cusco.
This tour on ATV is designed for families, groups, friends, etc., who are looking for adventure. Visiting the most typical and traditional places in Cusco, such as the archeological site of Moray, Maras village, and salt mines of Maras. This tour can be combined with the longest zip line of the world (eye of the jaguar)!
The rainy season lasts from December to March. On some days the sky is still blue and allows a nice bike ride.
The after rainy season lasts from April to June. The mountains are completely covered with snow and the landscape presents itself in fresh green for beautiful photos.
From July to November, the weather is mostly sunny.