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Qeswachaka Inca Bridge Full Day Tour

Created with Sketch. Qeswachaka, Cusco, Peru
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Duration

1 Day

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

10 people

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Languages

Español, Ingles

Overview

Qeswachaka Inca Bridge, Come for Q’eswachaka Tour plus experienced tour guide day trip, located to the southeast of Cusco city Peru  with plan Inca Grass Bridge, firstly this Day Trip to Q’ueswachaka Rope Bridge is passing through some remote villages where live the living culture people and speak Inca language and moreover along the drive road we see many llamas and alpacas with four lagoons along the route.

So this suspensión Inca grass bridge is located across Apurímac river in the district of Quehue, province of Canas and department of Cusco city and this bridge is visited from Cusco city with plan, day trip to Queswachaka Inca bridge with expert local tour guide and car with oxygen tank  for high altitude in case you can need it and air conditioning for sunny days.

Therefore the maintenance and renovation of the Inca bridge is carried out through a ritual and executed by Quechuas people  who are the Inca ancestors and they live close to this famous Q’eswachaka bridge at high altitude and they keep their ancestors skills and moreover Q’eswachaka bridge during the Inca time was type of crossing the rugged geography of the Andes mountain with the river in this type of  suspension bridge made out of Andean fiber, which is type of grass that grows on the top of the Andes mountain, which is also food for llamas and alpacas.

In conclusion this Q’eswachaka Inca bridge is 500 years old  and moreover in 2013 it was recognized as a national cultural heritage by UNESCO, and now is the highlight tour of Cusco city Peru for the tourists and located at 3700 masl ( 12,139 ft) and located in the brown Andes mountain range, where the main activity for the local people is  farming types of potatoes and quinoa and also some animals, like llamas, alpacas, cows, donkeys.

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    Activities: Trekking Adventure
    Difficulty Levels: 3 of 5
    Maximum Altitude: 3,700 masl / 12,139 ft
    Departures Day: Daily Departures.
    Starts: Pick up at your accommodation in Cusco around 4:30 AM
    Ends: Drop-off at your accommodation in Cusco around 6:00 PM

Itinerary

Itenirary
Q’eswachaka Tour Plus Experienced Tour Guide Day Trip.
The tour begins with the pick-up from your accommodation between 4:30 and 4:45 am. If your hotel or hostel is not located in the city center, we will pick you up from the doorway of our office building. Once the whole group is gathered, around 5:00 am, we will start our journey in our private transportation.

We will then have a two hours hour van journey to the town of Combapata, where we will have our local breakfast (made of local cereals like quinoa, quiwicha, maca). After this will continue drive for 15 minutes until we will get the Combapata viewpoint, from which we will enjoy the beautiful landscapes and see where the Salcca River meets the Vilcanota, the Sacred River of the Incas.

Then, we will continue our journey to Yanaoca, one of the eight districts in the Canas province of Cusco. From Yanaoca, we will drive thirty minutes more to the Q’ewe district. From there, you will have your first glimpse of the ancient bridge suspended between the steep rock cliffs, as we drive down the Apurimac canyon.

We will then leave the car and descend a steep path to a viewpoint to take photos, before carefully crossing the bridge together! Get ready for the adrenaline rush of a lifetime as you make your way across the swaying bridge, and try not to look too closely at the river several meters below! On the other side, the bridge attendant will greet us and give a brief demonstration of the bridge’s history and construction.

After visiting the bridge, we will drive to the regions where the four famous lakes are: Pampamarca, Asnacqoccha, Acopia, and Pomacanchi. Set like jewels among the gold-green hills, they shine in the warm, afternoon sun as native flamingos and other birds fly and feed around their edges. We will stop in one of the lakeshores to set our picnic blanket and enjoy our picnic.

Finally, we will explore Rumi Punku before returning to Cusco at about 4:30 pm.
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04:30 - 05:00
Pick up each passengers from their respective hotels around of the historic center of cusco.
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05:00 - 07:30
We will visit the famous 4 lakes of Cusco
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07:30 - 08:30
Breakfast in Yanaoca.
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08:30 - 11:00
We"ll arrive at the Qeswachaka Bridge where we can participate in the special "pago a la tierra" ceremony, carried out by an Andean priest - an offer to the mother earth.
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12:00 - 13:30
Lunch at Qeswachaka Bridge.
14:00 - 15:00
Visit the Natural Cave of Carañahui.
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15:00 - 17:00
Transport back to Cusco
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17:00 - 17:30
Arrive to Cusco (San francisco square).

Include:

  • Pick up from your hotel.
  • Private car to queshuachaca(round trip).
  • Professional Tour Guide(English and Spanish speaking).
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch.
  • First-aid kit.
  • Oxygen tank.

Not Included:

  • Dinner.
  • Rain poncho (can be bought anywhere in the city or along the trail).
  • Tips
  • Entrance fee.

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Qeswachaka, Cusco, Peru

Tour Map: Qeswachaka Inca Bridge Full Day Tour

FAQs

Health and Safety:
All of our participants are required to inform us of any illness or injury which could affect them or the group during the tour. Although our guides carry first aid kits, we strongly recommended that you bring any personal medications you may need. We also suggest that you consult your doctor before reserving your tour.
Where to Store Your Things:
Anything you do not want to bring with you on the tour can be safely left in your accommodation. Most hotels and hostels have safes to protect your belongings. However, if you do not feel comfortable leaving your things there, you may also bring them to our office for safekeeping during the tour.
Are all activities on the tour mandatory? How flexible are itineraries?
At Inka Trail Backpacker, we are committed to providing your ideal experience in Peru. Therefore, if there are any adjustments you would like to make to reflect your fitness level, lifestyle, or personal interests, we are happy to help! Our itineraries are reasonably flexible and activities can be removed or substituted as necessary.
Can I cross the bridge?
Yes! All visitors are welcome and encouraged to cross the bridge; however, this is not recommended for visitors with vertigo.
Guides
All of our guides are educated in the field of tourism, have received first aid assistance training and are fluent in English. We also have guides who offer tours in Spanish, German, French, Italian, and Portuguese. All guides have excellent knowledge about local flora and fauna as well as Peru's history, geography and culture.
What is the length of the Q’eswachaka Bridge?
The bridge is approximately 28 meters (99 feet) long and 1.2 meters (4 feet) wide.
Should I bring extra water?
Water is provided at meals. However, you should also carry a refillable water bottle with you to prevent dehydration.
How far in advance should I book my tour?
We recommend that you book your trek approximately one to two weeks in advance. This allows us to arrange for you to have the best possible transportation, guides, and meals during your tour.
How much time will I need to acclimate to the altitude before my tour?
We recommend at least two days in Cusco to sufficiently acclimate before the tour begins.
Is there a vegetarian option for the included meals?
Yes, vegetarian options are available; however, vegan options are not.
Should I tip the guides? How much is appropriate?
A tip is customary, but the amount is at your discretion. Whatever you feel is appropriate based on the service you have received is fine; please remember to always be courteous and respectful with our guides.
Do I need to speak Spanish?
All of our guides are bilingual and speak both Spanish and English.
What is the highest point on this tour?
The highest elevation on this hike is 5,200 meters (17,020 ft) above sea level.

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