Book with us this amazing Inca Quarry adventure located in Peru country, with plan Inca quarry Trail Ollantaytambo 3 days 2 nights Cusco Peru, so this Quarry Trail Peru trail is less crowded than the traditional Inca trail to Machupicchu
Moreover, this Inca quarry trail has outstanding views, such as snow-capped mountains called Veronica and Wakaywilka, then the stunning valleys falling away on all sides, and on top of that at the beginning of the Inca Quarry trail, we see the nice waterfall called Perolniyoc, also the Inca fortress named Qorimarka.
This is a nice adventure hike experience in Cusco Peru, hiking the famous Inca quarry trail for a couple of days, starting from the bottom of the sacred valley, then on the top of the famous Andes mountain, then ending the hike at the bottom of the sacred valley, at the place named Ollantaytambo, then from here you can connect to Machupicchu by train too.
On day two, we hike along the Inca Quarry trail through the sun gate for some views of the mountains, then hike through the Inca quarry and see some Inca tombs, then end up the trek at Ollantaytambo village, denominated living Inca town, afterward, we go with our friendly tour guide for the salt mine Maras, and then back to Cusco city.
Therefore, trekking the Inca quarry in 3 days with camping is much better in a private way, so you hike at your own pace, plus you will enjoy the Peruvian organic food cooked by our local professional chef.
Quarry Trail Hike
This Quarry Trail is one of the close hiking mountains to Cusco city, ending in the sacred valley of the Incas, at the place known as Ollantaytambo, which is famous for the Inca site, mainly this 3-day trekking is through the brown Andes with camping and proper camping equipment.
Also, in this hike, you can ride a horse for the difficult part of the entire trip, which is one of the best options to finish this Inca Quarry trek.
Moreover, you get two options at the end of the hike of Quarry Trek.
- The first option is on the afternoon ride an afternoon train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes town, then the next day visit Machupicchu.
- The second option is in the afternoon on the way back to Cusco city, after the hike, we visit some sites, like the salt mine then Moray.
Quarry Trek Peru
Day 1: Cusco Socma Waterfall Rakaypata Inca Site
The time to pick you up from your place is 6:am. Afterward, we ride our private transport for 1 hour with 25 minutes to the beginning of the trail, called Socma village, where we meet with our team for the trek, firstly we have our first breakfast, then we hike for 50 minutes, arriving at some beautiful waterfall, named Perolniyoc, after that, we keep hiking to the Inca site named Qorimarka for 45 minutes with some uphill.
Then, we explore the Inca site with some explanation, then we have some lunch, afterward, we hike for an hour to our campsite located at 3,750 masl (12,303ft), then some afternoon tea, then later some dinner.
So, today the hike is short, and have early camping.
Day 2: Qorimarka Kuychiccasa Choquetacarpo Inca Quarry
After some good breakfast, we hike uphill for 2 hours 45 minutes, arriving to pass named Pucaccasa located at 4370 masl (14,337 ft), and then enjoy the magical views of some snow-capped mountains, and part of the sacred valley, then we hike for 30 minutes to our lunch place.
Afterward, we hike for 2 hours up and down the road, arriving at the pass named Kuychiccasa located at 4450 masl (14,599ft) then we hike downhill for an hour and 45 minutes, arriving at the sacred sun gate named Wilka Punko for the amazing views, like snow-capped mountains of Veronica and Wakaywilca. then part of the sacred valley of the Incas, after that 35 minutes downhill hike to our campsite named Choquetacarpo located at 3600 masl (11,811ft)
Day 3: Ollantaytambo Salt Mine Maras Moray Cusco
We wake you up with some coca tea, then some breakfast, afterward, we hike downhill for 2 hours, then we ride our car for an hour to the magic salt mine named Maras and explore this salt mine, then another 40 minutes to the famous rounded terraces named Moray, where the Incas domesticated some tropical plants from the beginning of the amazon jungle-like coca bush, then we ride our car for an hour and 30 minutes, back to Cusco city and dropping you off at your place.
Included For Inca Quarry Trail Ollantaytambo 3 Days 2 Nights Cusco Peru
- Experienced local tour guide
- A professional chef for cooking organic food along the hike
- Oxygen tank
- Sleeping tents
- Sleeping bags and roll mats, hiking sticks
- Dining tent with some chairs
- Horses to carry all the camping equipment
- Private transport round trip
What To Bring Inca Quarry Trail
- Good hiking shoes
- Warm clothes for the cold
- A small backpack
- Some gloves
- Some equipment for the rain
- Bring some snacks for yourselves
Price: For Inca Quarry Trail Ollantaytambo 3 Days 2 Nights Cusco Peru
- Per person in the private group: US$500
Note: We do some discounts, all year round, you just write to us
Not Included Inca Quarry Trail Ollantaytambo 3 Days 2 Nights Cusco Peru
- The entrance fees for the Inca site Moray, and the salt mine on day 3
- Some traditional tipping for the working team
Note: We give some discount for this year 2019, just write to us please to our info on the website
How I Book Inca Quarry Trek?
For booking this trek, you have to send us, a deposit of $20 dollars through our PayPal account, and PayPal charges 7% from any amount of money to send, and the %7 is charged to you, so that means you need to send us $22 and then the rest of the money in cash when you arrive in Cusco city and then, you need to send us the following details to our WhatsApp number +51 943 38868
- The date of the tour and type of tour
- Number of people
- Address in Cusco city to pick you up for the following tours
- Email to keep in touch
- Passport copy, the profile side to pay the Peruvian tax
Then, we send you an email confirmation of the deposit and the tour.
Note: The $22 dollars deposit, is for any number of people, for booking this tour, then the rest of the money in Cusco city in cash, it can be in dollars or soles, this is up to you, and also please the final payment with good US$ bills, because the broken dollars bills no working in Peru.
This is our PayPal account to send the deposit: firstname.lastname@example.org
How Hard Is The Inca Quarry Trail?
It is like the traditional Inca trail to Machupicchu with uphills and downhills, but in some way is a little easier than this traditional Inca trail, because this Inca Quarry Trail does not have stone steps, is mainly a dirt path with some sections of grass trail.
Also, this Inca quarry hiking is organized with horses to carry all the equipment, however the traditional Inca Trail to Machupicchu is organized with porters (Sherpas), so you get the chance to ride a horse through this Inca quarry trekking, if you are tired or if you feel like needing some help to finish this adventure trek, then you can connect to Machupicchu by train.
How Safe Is The Inca Quarry Trek In Peru?
It’s safe the hiking Inca quarry trek in Cusco Peru.
- About camping, no robbers at the campsites, and you sleep in peace
- Food is very safe along the trek, you do not get a stomach infection if you hike on an organized tour
- The trail is very clear and only on day two when you arrive at the split along the route, you turn to the right then you arrive at Ollantaytambo town.
- Also, when you get tired, you can ride a horse, if you are in an organized group on this trip