Waqrapukara Full Day Hike

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Waqrapukara full day. An impressive archeological site which was built by “the canchis”, predecessors of the incas, Waqrapukara by his etymology means: wakra: horn and Pukara: fortress, “the horn fortress”, but many people said this name arised from the form that the fortress had originally which was a llama with upped ears. There are many ways to visit this interesting place. We offer you the most beautiful and safe way to get there.


  • Altitude: 4.300 mt (14.107ft)
  • Departures Days: Every Day
  • Trip Type: Hiking/Trekking
  • Group size: Small Groups
  • Hiking Time: 5 Hours
  • Activity Levels: Easy
  • Distance: 10 km(6.2 mi)
  • Season: Year Round
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Price: $80 Per Person

Waqrapukara Tour Full Day:

Cusco – Pitumarca – Waqrapukara – Campi – Cusco

This trip starts picking-you-up from your accommodation at five in the morning. Then we’ll go towards Cusipata town, place where we’ll enjoy a delicious breakfast. We’ll continue by car arriving to Pitumarca town. During the journey we are going to visit “The Pomacanchi Lagoon”, the biggest lagoon of “the four lagoons circuit” included in the popular tour to the inca bridge of qeswachaka.

We start the walk roughly from 4000 meters above sea level towards the archeological site of waqrapukara by a flat road, enjoying magic landscapes surrounded by mountains also watching some animals like alpacas and vicugnas running for free. After walking for about two hours we finally get to waqrapukara.

For his very special location this place was considered as an astronomical viewpoint, and many Chroniclers thought that it was an important pilgrimage sanctuary. After spending time in waqrapukara we continue the trip to Capi village, where our private transport will be waiting for us. We’ll have lunch in Cusipata town.The journey ends in Cusco city at six in the afteenoon


  • Pick up from your Hotel
  • Professional and experienced guide (English/or Spanish)
  • Transportation: Cusco – Pitumarca – Campi – Cusco
  • Entrance ticket to Waqrapukara
  • Meals: 1 Breakfast 1 Lunch
  • First aid kit

Not included:

  • Waterproof layer for rainy season
  • Meals: 01 dinner, snacks
  • Personal riding horse
  • Trekking poles
  • Water
  • Tips

Items to bring:

  • Snacks (i.e. dried fruit, chocolates, granola bars, nuts, etc.)
  • Cash and coins for the use of toilets on the trail
  • Extra layers for the cold and wind
  • Hat, gloves, sun block, sunglasses
  • Trekking shoes/boots
  • 1-liter water bottle
  • Daypack 35 liters
  • Trekking poles
  • Extra money
  • Toilet paper
  • Lip Balm


* We will not be able to book and confirm your tour or trek without the following:
1. A deposit of 50% + 7%(TAX). Deposits are made to the Email below.

Email: pachamamaperutrek@gmail.com


(An easy and cheaper way to send the deposit) https://www.westernunion.com/pe/en/send-money.html Once you confirm your booking of trips, send the deposit through Western Union page or if you have any closer agency of this company , send us the money in US$ in name of :

Name: Juan carlos
Paternal name: Salon
Maternal name: Huamani
ID or DNI: 42888634
Address: Lucrepata E – 15
Telephone number: (+51) 978964009
Office of Western Union to be picked: Maruri street N° 310