Medio Día
Duration: 8 Days

Tour Type: Walking

Max. Altitude: 3,500 msnm

Group Sizes: +2

Fisica Level: Challenging


This is a rather strenuous hike in jungle and andean vegetation, visiting archaeological places like Lucma, Rosaspata, Ñusta Hispaña and villages such as Yupanca, Lucma, Consevidayoc and Vilcabamba, to end up in the ruins of the lost city of Espiritu Pampa of the last Manco Inca.


Below you can find a day-to-day description of the hike.

Day 1: Cuzco- Chaullay- Quillabamba

Transfer by bus, taking breakfast and lunch on your way, to the village of Huancacalle, where camp.

Day 2: Huancacalle – Vilcabamba

First you visit the complex of Ñusta hispaña and Rosaspata, you see great variety in microclimates and some remote villages.

Campsite in Vilcabamba.

Day 3: Vilcabamba – Cedrocasa

start walking up to the pass Colpaqasa (3696m) and then down to Cedrocasa, changing the landscape to cloud forest vegetation.

Day 4: Vist Vilcabamba

Day 5: Cedrocasa – Concevidayoc

Along a really rough trail you walk 2 days along the river Concevidayoc and its sidestreams.

Day 6: Concevidayoc – Espiritu Pampa/ Chihuanquiri

you walk to the archaeological site of Espiritu Pampa to explore the ruins and can have camp there or some hours further in Chihuanquiri.

Day 7: Chihuanquiri – Kiteni – Quillabamba

By truck to Quillabamba. Night in a hostal.

Day 8: Free Time

Free time until departure of the bus. Nightride to Cuzco where you arrive the next day.


  • Transfers by bus and truck.
  • Guide.
  • Cook.
  • Horsemen with horses to carry food and equipment.
  • Horse for emergency.
  • Food during hike until Quillabamba.
  • Camping and cooking equipments.


Campsites depend on how the group is walking!

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