This tour is designed for all those travelers who intend to discover absolutely everything in Cusco and do not want to meet the crowd of visitors that often exists in other attractions in the region.
The location of this bridge is in what was once an Inca road that connected the capital Cusco with other regions of the empire.
Today this place is considered a monument that for more than 1000 years the local people continue to maintain it every year so that it can be visited by tourists who come to this place daily.
By booking this trip, you will be helping provide a special Christmas breakfast for low income children in Cusco.
We will visit the last Inca bridge with more than 500 years old that is restored every year by the local community members with the intention of keeping the tradition active and the proper use of this moment that crosses the deep canyon of the Apurimac and gives its inhabitants the opportunity to be able to be connected for their social development.
Day 1: CUSCO – QUESWACHACA BRIDGE – CUSCO
Quite early we will be at your hotel to board our transport that will take us along the southern valley of Cusco, on this tour we will cross small towns in the region and also cultivated fields that are generally made of corn and take advantage of the water of the Vilcanota river. for your irrigation. The trip will take us approximately 3 hours until we reach the very close to the community of Canas where this important place is located.
Already in the place, our guide will tell us about the Inca road networks, what was the importance of the bridges for a correct control of everything that was the empire and if you like and the situation allows it, you can cross from end to end using the bridge .
An extra activity not included in our itinerary is to descend to the river bank to board a canoe that will take you to a part of the Apurimac canyon whose river is the one that is found under the Qeswachaca bridge.
Finally we will return to the city of Cusco arriving in the afternoon at approximately 5:00 p.m.
WHAT IS INCLUDED FOR THIS TOUR?
- Pick up from hotel
- Private tourist transport
- Professional English speeking guide
- Entrance tickets
- Breakfast and lunch
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?
- Tips for the driver, guide
BENEFITS OF TRAVELING WITH TERRA PERU AVENTURAS
- Assistance 24/7 a week in English.
- Qualified professionals on all tours
- Professional Guides in English on all tours
- Free transfer from the airport to the hotel
Please read the following information carefully. This will help you resolve your doubts and/or questions about our services
ARRIVAL IN CUSCO
All our services start at the airport of the city of Cusco where our driver will be waiting for the arrival of your flight to be able to drive you to the hotel of your choice, this service has no additional cost.
For which it is necessary that you provide us with your flight details and confirmation 1 or 2 days before your arrival in the city, our staff will be waiting with the Terra Peru Aventuras sign which you have to locate.
The briefing is the information that is provided to our clients prior to a trip, this will be done one night before the selected activity at the hotel of their stay. In general, the schedule will depend on the other activities that you have planned to carry out, but many times it usually takes place between 6 and 7 at night.
HOW CAN I BOOK THE QUESWACHA TOUR?
To start a reservation, the first thing we request is your personal data along with the details of the date you would like to do the walk or trip, then we will request an advance payment of 40% of the total value of the walk in order to generate the purchase of the necessary tickets for the tour.
After the deposit, our reservation staff will send you the confirmation of the reservation of the Tour which will include the DATE, NAME OF THE TOUR, PERSONAL DATA OF THE CLIENT, AMOUNT DEPOSITED AND AMOUNT PENDING PAYABLE UPON ARRIVAL IN THE CITY.
Terra Peru Aventuras offers you different payment methods depending on your needs, from bank deposits, transfers via Wester Union, as well as PayPal (consider +8% to the deposit to be made for reasons of bank commissions).
WHEN DO I MAKE THE FINAL PAYMENT OF THE TOUR?
In general, the total payment must be made upon arrival, we recommend making the payment in cash, due to commission issues from international banks that may be unfavorable to you in case you want to make a payment with your credit card. Our staff gives you more details about it.
CAN I CHANGE THE DEPARTURE DATE AFTER I HAVE PURCHASED THE TICKETS?
For all our tours with the exception of Machu Picchu, Inca Trail, Salkantay, yes! is possible to modify the date without any cost, this must be communicated to our staff as soon as possible in order to carry out the procedures for the modification with a new date.
WHAT HAPPENS WITH ALTITUDE SICKNESS?
Any good experience will depend on a good physical condition, if you practice any physical activity regularly you should not worry about a possible altitude sickness, however as an additional recommendation we suggest acclimatizing, in this sense you should consider spending at least 3 days to do some walk and 1 day to be able to carry out some activity or cultural tour.
There are medications that could achieve better acclimatization, but since we are not doctors, we suggest you drink plenty of water and coca infusions to achieve better acclimatization.
WHEN THE TOUR ENDS, DO YOU TAKE US TO THE HOTEL?
Everything will depend on the style of travel that you chose. Our clients who travel in a private service have the option of ending the tours at their hotel. However, those who opt for a group tour, our tour ends in the Plaza Regocijo or close to it so that you can walk without any worries to your hotel.
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING?
- Small backpack
- Confortable shoes
- Warm jacket and mountain pants, or jeans
- Clothing for variable temperatures
- Camera with charged batteries
- Thermal, wool socks, gloves, scarf, wool cap
- Sunscreen: sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses
- Waterproof Jacket and/or rain poncho
- Water bottle
- personal first-aid kit (if you have any personal medication, you must take it with you)
- Extra money for souvenirs, drinks, tips
- Toilet paper
- Personal documents (Passport)