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Huacrapucara Ruins
Full Day

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Locations Visited

Locations Visited:


Starting Altitude

Starting Altitude:

3800 masl = 12467 Feet.

Highest Point

Highest Point:

4122 masl = 13523 Feet.



Upon Request.

Physical Grading

Physical Grading:


  • Summary
  • Itinerary
  • Map
  • Inclusions
  • packing list
  • prices


Huacrapucara (in Quechua: Waqrapukara, from waqra, (horn) and pukara, (fortress); horn - shaped fortress) is an Inca archaeological site located in the peasant community of Huayqui, annex of Percca in the district of Acos, located in the province of Acomayo in the department of Cuzco. It is located near the Apurimac river at 4,300 m s. n. m. It was built by the Canchis and later conquered by the Incas. It was declared in July 2017 as Cultural Heritage of the Nation by the Ministry of Culture. The building would be an Inca sanctuary. The building is located on platforms, squares and a stone forest

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We will pick you up from your accommodation or from the Main Square in Cusco around 5:00 am and then we head south to Chuquicahuana where we will take the route to Acomayo during this trip we will appreciate the Pomacanchi lagoon where we will have a short stop. Continuing with the tour we will arrive at Sangarara where we will have a breakfast, and then continue to the Rinconada community where we will start the trek to Huacrapucara. During this hike we will be able to appreciate a lot of flora and fauna typical of the area until we reach our destination Huacrapucara, where we will have a guided tour visiting the following places: Intipunku (Sun Gate), main square, towers, terraces, enclosure Wiracocha and cave paintings with representation of llamas. After visiting Huacrapucara we will return to Sangarara where we will have a lunch and after lunch we will take our transport to return to Cusco.

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  • Bilingual and certified Tour Guide
  • Transport (from your Hotel or from the Plaza Armas to starting point)
  • Entrance fees to The Huacrpucara Ruins
  • Break Fast
  • Lunch
  • Walking Sticks
  • First aid kit & Oxygen

Doesn’t includes:

  • Extra expense if you want to buy things during the tour
  • Tips for the team (Is not obligatory but if you wish to do it, it will be welcome).
  • Original Passport or Original ID
  • Small backpack
  • Appropriate clothing (sports clothing, warm clothing)
  • Rain coat or Rain Poncho
  • Bottle of Water
  • Water Proff trekking Shoes
  • Sun Block
  • Sun Glasses
  • Caps or Hats
  • Medicines for Personal Use
  • Personal use stuff
  • Camera
  • Extra money especially in soles to buy thing along the tour


Price for 2024 - 2025

USD 40

Up to 20 people


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