Inca Trail: Huánuco Marka Trek to Huayhuash “The capital of Chinchaysuyo”
This is a very interesting hike that takes you to new and fascinating places every day, including a visit to the archaeological sites of Huánuco Marka “The capital of Chinchaysuyo”. A citadel of typical constructions of the Inca period (late horizon). In the central square the Ushnu is located and to the surrounding neighborhoods with sectors destined to the public and religious administration.
The road network Qhapaq Ñan connected this city on the southeast with Cusco, and northeast with Cajamarca and Quito (Ecuador).
This tour offers an excellent combination of culture and nature, with more spectacular views of Yerupaja, Siula, Jirishanca, and has a dense collection of lakes full of trout in shades of blue, emerald and turquoise, the Huayhuash mountain range is incomparable with any another walk This trek is a true adventure and is recommended to people who like to get out of the routine of the cities and do something different.
Duration: 08 days / 07 nights.
Altitude Max: 4900 Huacrish Viewpoint.
Difficulty: Moderate to Challenging.
Daily walk: 5 to 7 Hours.
Location: Cordillera Huayhuash.
Best seasons: April / October.
Activities: Trekking and archeology.
Start: Huaraz / Queropalca.
Finish: Llamac / Huaraz.
A certified professional trekking guide, who speaks Spanish and English if requiredtrained in 1st Aid, risk management and assessment and responsibility to provide overall standard of excellence in service quality.
A profesional cook who prepares a wide variety of healthy and delicious dishes, and who is trained to cook in a hygienic manner mountain.
The muleteer (arriero) is in charge of loading the donkeys, looking after them and guiding them to camp.
The number of donkeys provided depends on the size of de the group.
One horse accompanies the group for emergency purposes.
All food during the expeditions is provided as part of the package. We offer a combination of Peruvian and western dishes. The varied, good-quality, high-energy food prepared by our profesional cook is specifically suited to rigorous activity. We also regularly accommodate vegetarian, vegan, kosher, non-gluten and other specialty diets.
From you hotel in huaraz to the starting point of trek, an from the finishing point of the trek back to your hotel in Huaraz.
- A good quality high mountain tent (doublé occupancy)
- A foam sleeping mat.
- Dining tent.
- Kitchen tent.
- Tables and chairs.
- Toilet tent.
- Emergency equipment including a company-issued first-aid kit.
- Cooking stove.
- All necessary dishes (knifes, forks, spoons, plates, cups, etc.), cooking utensils and pots.
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
- Sleeping bag.
- Inflatable sleeping mattress.
- Water on the first day.
- First breakfast (day 1).
- Last dinner (day 8).
- Alcoholic beverages.
- Soft drinks.
- Medical treatment.
- Travel insurance.
- Additional expenses as a result of leaving the expedition early.
- Additional expenses as a result of an emergency rescue or evacuation.
- Items of personal nature.
- All other services and ítems not listed as included.
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