WAQRAPUKARA FULL DAY
The word Waqrapukara is a Quechua word that translated into Spanish means Waqra = horn, Pucara = fortress, also known as Llamapuka by the villagers and they claim that they are not horn but are the ears stopped of a flame that alerts the presence of outsiders.
Private Service Price
- 2 people USD$ 155.00 per person
- 3 people USD$ 135.00 per person
- 4 people USD$ 130.00 per person
- 5 people USD$ 115.00 per person
- 6 + people USD$ 99.00 per person
Every Day Of The Year
We have group trips for ONE DAY TOUR every day of the year.
Availability: Make your reservation (reserve at least one day in advance). Take advantage of our group prices and let yourself be enchanted by the magic of the Inca culture.
Details & Itinerary
Recently promoted in Cusco located in the province of Acomayo more than 4,000 m (13,123 feet), Waqrapukara has not yet been deciphered and can be considered as a fortress, a sanctuary or an astronomical observatory. Initially it was built by the Quinchas and then by the conquerors, the Incas.
pay deposit now
- To start the full day Waqrapukara tour, you will be picked up from the hotel by averaging from 04:30 am and heading south during this journey we will appreciate the Pomacanchi lagoon where we will make a stop.
- Continuing with the tour we will arrive at Sangarara where we will have a breakfast, and then continue to the Rinconada community where the trek will begin until Waqrapukara.
- During this walk we will be able to appreciate a lot of flora, typical fauna of the area until we reach the archaeological site of Waqrapukara where we will visit the following places: Intipunku (Puerta del Sol), main square, Torreones, andenería, Wiracocha enclosure and cave paintings with representation of llamas.
- After the visit to Waqrapukara we will start with the return to Sangarara where we will have a lunch and there will be mobility for our return to Cusco.
NOTE: the tour is from 4:30 am to 5 to 7 pm
- Pick up from your hotel in Cusco (the tour ends in the Main Square or you can be dropped off at your hotel)
- Private transport
- Spanish and English-speaking professional guide
- Entrance fee to the park
- Breakfast and 1 Buffet lunch.
- First Aid Kit including a small oxygen tank
- Horseback service (available upon request)
- Trekking poles – you can rent these from our agency
- Travel Insurance – we strongly recommended that you purchase travel insurance for the duration of your trip
What you need to bring
- Copy of Passport
- ISIC card (www.isic.org) if applicable
- Hiking boots
- Rain gear: a good raincoat or a plastic rain poncho
- Long -sleeved shirt
- Thermal gloves, scarf, hat
- Day pack
- Water bottle (recommended 1 liter)
- Sunscreen – factor 35+ recommended, hat and sunglasses
- Trekking poles (can be rented from us)
- Headlamp with spare batteries (very important)
- Camera with spare batteries – batteries run down at a faster rate at high altitudes
- Extra money for drinks, souvenirs, tips etc. (soles or dollars)