Queswachaka Inca Bridge Tour Full Day
Type of tour
One of the most precious gifts given to us by the Inca is this hanging bridge that lies over the Apurimac River. Made of thatch or ichu icho, this marvel is renewed year after year through a rite performed by the communities of Winch’iri, Chaupibanda, Ccollana Quehue and Perccaro. Therefore, do not miss the opportunity to cross its 28 meters long which will make you live the adrenaline to the fullest in this beautiful Inca construction.
Pick up from the hotel will be from 4:00 to 4:30 a.m., once the whole group is concentrated we will head south of Cusco. Our first stop will be in Cusipata, where we will enjoy a delicious breakfast. Then we will continue with the tour passing through the district of Yanaoca in this place we will visit a somewhat tiny volcano, then we will continue our tour for 1 hour more until we reach the district of Quehue, where we will find the famous Inca bridge of «Q’eswachaka», which is built with vegetable fiber and has a length of 28.67 meters. The amazing thing is that it is rebuilt every year in the month of June by four local communities, in this place we will have some time to explore Q’eswachaka and the surrounding area, while the guide will explain the history of this Inca engineering work.
After visiting the Q’eswachaka bridge, we will continue our trip to the Mososqllaqta viewpoint, where we will appreciate the Pampamarca and Asnaqo lagoons: Pampamarca and Asnaqocha, then we will go to another point of a viewpoint, where we will appreciate the lagoons of Acopia and Pomacanchi, observing a large amount of regional flora and fauna experiencing an enriched Andean culture. At the end of the circuit of the 4 lagoons we will return to Cusipata, where we will taste a delicious lunch, after lunch we will return to Cusco. Arriving approximately between 4:30 to 5:00 p.m.