Great walk, training for long treks throughout impressive andean scenery
killarumiyoc - tumibamba - inca terraces? Have you ever heard about a place where the moon has been carved in a lame stone? The moon one of the most important deities of Inca's named Mama Killa. Inka's made temples to worship the Moon; in Cusco this temple is called Killarumiyoc. Also you can go with us to Tumibamba at Zurite District, an archaeological site on ceremonial knife shape named tumi which still is underground (it was covered by Inkas to avoid its destruction. Near this there are the largest terraces of agriculture in the world named Andenes de Zurite. killarumiyoc / is the best new option for training before inca trail hike.
We begin our hike with transfer from your hotel and drive for about one hour to trail head; We will walk to killarumiyoc archaeological site which is a complex consisting in inca buildings including farming terraces, and water channels.
The most important thing to see in killarumiyoc is a big carved stone, which is supposed to be an inca moon calendar, there is also lots of terraces and cave where pre-history man of this part of cusco lived. the tour in it takes about an hour and a half. Then, we hike on gradual up hill to see some more sites of this place, we rich a channel used for irrigating farmlands, good time for our box lunch on river bank and see the landscape of this region, then we walk banking channel for about 3 hours untill we reach Zurite town. Zurite has full of undeveloped sites, this town has nice colonial temple, the largest agriculture terraces of the world. the transfport will pick us up in the tow then there we drive backto cusco arriving at 16 hours.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: If you are arriving Cusco on advance, let me know, I can provide you my office address (centrally located) and you can come by and say hi prior to our tour.
For any of my tours departing from Cusco I will pick you up from your hotel, or any other place you point in Cusco city.
End location: At the end of the tour I will Leave you in your Hotel, or at the plaza de armas (Cusco main square).
Duration: 7 hours 30 min.
there is a possibility to enlarge the walk visiting same other interesting places, I'm always minded to show more
for 01 or 02 perople, we use a taxi, if more we use a minivan, to get the walk start point, then our trasport will meet us at the end of hike
***tourism transport (car or a minivan).
***my guiding service