Wonderful day hike in the sacred valley, a non-frequented site in a private hike
This day hike to pumamarka ravine, is fantastic hike from easy to medium challenge walk in one of the ravines getting in to the sacred valley, a hike that is advised for people who are staying in the sacred valley and want to discover new places. The Pumamarka is an interesting archaeological site, build out site of villages, built on a plateau with an amazing view of the valley and surrounding mountains, it has dwellings for noble people, tombs at the precipices, and terraces for farming, inca site in a breathtaking location, with a lush forest at a close by hills.
It is a recommended place for nature lovers, or simply if you want to run away from the noise and pollution of the city, this hike in the sacred valley in one of the best day hikes in the area, a good place for meditation, or just seat and enjoy the views. It is a place that is visited by only few tour guides in a month.
Discover and enjoy incredible non frequented places with an expert local guide. Hike available only in a private tour.
At 8:00 in the morning, I will meet you in your hotel at the sacred valley, or in Cusco city, then we drive towards ollantay tambo, from ollantay tambo we drive towards north, by a ravine for about 20 minutes, then we cross a bridge and drive up to a place where we park the transport, from here we walk by a grassy path to a lonely archaeological park, the walk is by local farming lands, with crops on blooming according the season, we also are going to see nice structures build with stones that were used to store crops in inca times. At arriving at the archaeological we will enter and see many dwellings, with stones and covered with clay-stucco, there is also a large building with many waterways facing to south, and small buildings facing to the north.
After some relax time, we return to ollantaytambo and visit the old Inca town as well as the archaeological park, after this tour we will drive you back to your hotel in Urubamba, Cusco or do extension to Machu Picchu.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: The tour can depart from Cusco city or from the sacred valley
End location: the tour ends with the transfer to your hotel
Duration: 6 hours
Private transport. Car up to 2 people, minivan or van if more people. All of them are clean and well maintainned transports.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 Soles - s/10 fee for the park, this money in paid at to the comunnity to fix the road and take care of the park.
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Thank you Bryan for an amazing hike to Pumamarka! It is a beautiful place and we were so glad we acclimated with you prior to our 4D trek to MP.