1-Day Queswachaca Tour – Last Inca Bridge
Tour Queshuachaca.- This bridge is the «Last Inca Bridge» and is the only one in the world. In Inca times, it was part of the Great Inca Road Network, known as «Qhapaq Ñan». This bridge is 33 meters long and 1.20 meters wide and at a height of 15 meters above the Apurimac River. It is a tradition of the local people that every year it is rebuilt, counting on the communal work of around 1000 local people from Winchiri, Ccolana, Quehue, Chaupibanda and Choccayhua.
- Places to visit: Cuatro Lagunas – Canas – Q’eswachaca – Combapata
- Duration: 1 Day
- Type: Adventure, cultural and ecological
- Departure Time: 4:30am to 5:00am
- Return time: 4:30pm approximately
- Physical Level: Moderate
- Availability: Every Day in Private Service
- Minimum group required: 3 people to go on this tour
- Maximum number of participants: 20 per group
- Recommended departures: All year round, recommended April – November
- Maximum altitude: 3, 800 msnm
Full day tour of Qeswachaka Inca Bridge Itinerary
CUSCO – CUATRO LAGUNAS – Q’ESWACHACA – COMBAPATA
The trip starts in the city of Cusco with the pick-up from your hotel at 7 a.m. approximately in the south-west direction. After almost two hours of travel we will visit the four lagoons: Laguna de Pomacanchi, Laguna de Acopia, Laguna Asnaqocha and the Pampamarca or Tungasuca lagoon. After enjoying a quiet moment near the lagoons, the next place we will visit is the small volcano of pavilions that is located near the town of Yanaoca.
Finally, we will reach the Apurimac River and the impressive Inca bridge. Queswachaca Bridge is over theApurímac River, and we will later appreciate an offering as a sign of respect and gratitude to the Pachamama and the renewal of the Inca Bridge.
In this tour, we will have the opportunity to cross the Queswachaca Bridge, without a doubt you will feel a great emotion when crossing this Incan Bridge and feel the hundreds of years of history under your feet. The way back to Combapata awaits us our delicious lunch in this town where we will later make the last visit, the Inca colonial bridge of Combapata where you can see the differences between both bridges. This interesting trip ends in the city of Cusco at approximately 5:00 pm.
End of Service
- Pick up from the Hotel in Cusco.
- Private Tourist Transport Cusco – Queue
- Professional Guide (Spanish or English).
- Lunch in Quehue (Pícnic).
- First Aid Kit and Oxygen.
- Private Tourist Transport for the tour
- Vegetarian and special diets on request.
IT DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Food and beverages not mentioned in the program.
- Extra activities and tips for the staff (optional).
- Travel insurance.
Prices in Private Service
|Number of people||Price per person|
Prices of Qéswachaca FUL DAY
1 Person = 220.00 dolares
2 People= 115 .00 Dolares
3 People = 100.00 Dolares
4 to 5 People = 85.00 Dolares
FOR MORE PERSON COMMUNICATE WITH APT.
Qeswachaca Tour Notes
- We recommend that you bring a sweater for the cold, a hat or cap, sunglasses, sunscreen, rain jacket or poncho, water, extra money (S/.50 soles), small backpack, toilet paper.
- This tour is very easy to do, but we will provide you with the necessary information.
- Any material loss or accident is the responsibility of the client.
- This service may vary according to weather conditions or natural disasters; strikes or demonstrations that may prevent arrival at our destination
- In case of cancellation for the above reasons, it is not a reason for a refund.
- The itinerary may vary at the discretion of the operator, always to ensure the safety of the traveler and the best development of our tour
- If you decide to withdraw from the tour before it ends, there will be no refund for this.
- If you bring or buy snacks, preferably light ones (dry fruits, cookies, and water).
- If you do not attend the tour, no refunds or rescheduling apply.
At more than 3,700 meters above sea level, over a gorge on the Apurimac River in the region of Cusco, this completely hand-woven rope bridge has stood for at least 600 years thanks to an Inca tradition passed down from generation to generation.
Through a ritual that takes place every June, the Q’eswachaka has managed to become the only Inca bridge in use that has survived modern times.
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