Adventure Destination: Cusco

//Adventure Destination: Cusco

For those who like adventure and adrenaline, Cusco is an ideal destination, located in the Andes mountain range, Cusco is one of the favorite destinations for lovers of mountain climbing, mountain climbing and other adventure sports; between peaks that exceed 6,000 meters above sea level, canyons, valleys and villages offer unforgettable experiences.

But Cusco not only offers wonderful landscapes, but also the possibility of visiting amazing architectural complexes and knowing in depth the Inca culture and the history of Peru in the incanato. Among the sports you can practice are:

  • Mountain biking
  • Scale
  • Rafting
  • Canopy
  • Bungee Jumping
  • Paragliding

MOUNTAIN BIKE

As we mentioned at the beginning, the Cusco landscape offers many routes and roads, such as the Moray platforms or ancient Inca and pre-Inca roads, archeological sites, villages and countless landscapes. Mountain bike excursions are made through natural landscapes and are combined with visits to archaeological centers and typical activities of the region.

In Cusco, you can live one of the best experiences to discover yourself. The adrenaline that you distill in each descent, will really make you feel that you are alive. The challenges and challenges are the best for a bike trip, especially because in Cusco we have we can discover new routes thanks to its immense geography.

MOUNTAIN CLIMBING

In the imperial city we are lucky to have the second highest mountain range in the world, after the Himalayas. The Peruvian Andes offer mountains with different types of technical difficulty and the opportunity for anyone to take the established routes.

On the other hand, mountaineering finds in the Peruvian Andes an unbeatable setting, a unique concentration of mountains, a temperate climate during much of the year; and relatively easy access. To the south of Cusco is the Vilcanota node, which reaches its highest point in the Apu Ausangate (6,384 meters above sea level).

CANOPY

The Zip Line or canopy of the Sacred Valley gives people of all ages the opportunity to fly between the hills. In a safe and fun way, the zip-line has 6 lines of 150 m up to 500 m, for a total of 2,000 meters. No brake system is needed. The person loses speed as he approaches the end of the cable, all very safely.

RAFTING

If you visit Cusco in search of adventure, you can not stop boating, especially if the Urubamba River is nearby, which has many alternatives for all types of audiences. Visiting the Sacred Valley and practicing canoeing takes us on a mystical journey with a lot of ancient culture; This part of the Rio has 3 perfect sections for reality one per day.

The best thing about boating in Cusco is that the routes are very varied, in addition not only you can practice boating, but also kayaking for those who prefer this type of smaller and lighter boats.

BUNGEE JUMPING

Este Bungee Jumping es considerado el más alto de Sudamérica y está ubicado en el parque de aventuras Action Valley, a 3.600 m.s.n.m. El salto se efectúa desde una caseta elevada a 122 metros de altura. Se utiliza una cuerda elástica especial que es sujetada en los tobillos mediante arneses. Adicionalmente, el usuario lleva un arnés en el cuerpo, donde se ajusta una cinta de seguridad.

PARAPENT

Cusco is a perfect place to fly paragliding. Here you can fly from a novice pilot to a super experienced one; Near Cusco you can make flights in the morning hours from the Racchi Viewpoint, located in the Urubamba Valley. During the first hours of the day the thermal activity allows very pleasant stay flights.

The surroundings of the imperial city have an incredible thermal zone, the possibilities of planning are very good, the cloud bases are usually between 5500 and 6000 meters. and the thermal ones can be of all kinds but always very fast and powerful. Machu Picchu is also a flight zone but only for pilots with great experience who wish to impose challenges, a flight over the Citadel is equivalent to the entire trip.

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