The Waqrapukara translated to the Fortress of Horns is located in the Apurímac canyon. The gigantic horns rise as high as 4,140 m / 13,583 ft.This beautiful sacred place combines intricate architecture and stunning natural formations in a dreamlike landscape surrounded by small crystalline lagoons.
The Tour to WaqraPukara begins with the pick-up at your hotel early at 4:00 am in the morning to head from Cusco to the south. We will travel for about 2 hours to the town of Cusipata for our breakfast, then, a 1-hour trip, we will pass through the town of Sangarara and finally we will take a detour until we reach the car park. Here we will begin the 8 km walk to Waqrapukara at 4300 m. n. m.
The duration of the walk is approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes, on the way we will pass through meadows, cultivation areas, picturesque villages until we reach Waqrapukara. Our Guide will take you to explore different places such as: main square, terraces and enclosures that will surprise you, you will also have the opportunity to know its history and we will have a privileged view that shows the landscape in which this fortress was built. After lunch, you will have free time to explore the archeological zone and then start the way back to the town of Sangarara where we will board our minivan and return to the city of Cusco between 7:00pm to 7:30pm.
|Shared Cusco tours (in small groups)|
|Price per Person
|Horse (Round Trip)||45.00 USD|
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