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guided hike

Magical Trail to a Hidden Ruin

guided hike

Magical Trail to a Hidden Ruin

34 reviews
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Transportation
Hosted in
English, Italian, Spanish
guided hike

Magical Trail to a Hidden Ruin

guided hike

Magical Trail to a Hidden Ruin

34 reviews
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Transportation
Hosted in
English, Italian, Spanish

What you'll do

Come with me on a gentle half-day walk in the mountains above Cusco, either in the morning or in the afternoon. This lovely, quiet walk is a perfect introduction to walking in the highlands. It follows a gushing stream in a beautiful picturesque valley. The valley runs from the hills above Cusco back to Cusco, but it is so untravelled that it feels as if it were a hundred miles from the city ! We meet in Cusco (at Iglesia Recoleta) and take private or public transport for 15 minutes out of town and up the hill. Once at the starting point, we edge around a ruin onto a little-known pathway, and proceed back down the valley by foot, following the stream through lush terrain, a forest, and past some striking Inca ruins. We stop at the ruins to look around, and then we keep going on a track that flanks a land-slipped mountainside until we suddenly step out of the valley and into Cusco. * Forgive my English; it is a work in progress.

What's included

Transportation
Usually public transport, but also private transport with Aló Cusco company if that is preferred.

Your host

Fortunata
610
Guests hosted
2015
Joined Airbnb
4
Experiences hosted

Fortunata

Hi, I'm Fortunata. I am a friendly, happy and chirpy Peruvian woman. I come from a remote, Andean rural village. I speak Spanish, Quechua, Italian and some English. I have been working in tourism for ten years and I have been guiding treks for two years. As a local guide, I know the mountain treks around Cusco inside out. I want to take you on beautiful secret walks which are off the beaten track and rarely visited by other tourists.

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Where you'll be

The whole hike is deep in a valley surrounded by towering mountains and cliffs. We follow a track parallel to a gorgeous stream all the way. After an hour of walking we arrive at Inca ruins that are rarely visited.

Availability

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 6 and up can attend.

More tips

The walk is safe! If you are not too fit or still acclimatising, this is a good, gentle walk for you.
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guided hike
Magical Trail to a Hidden Ruin
34 reviews
From $25/person
34 reviews
From $25/person