Delve deep into the heart of Private Q’eswachaka Tour plus experienced tour guide day trip, located at Cusco city Peru country with the plan also known as a day tour for Inca Grass Bridge Cusco Peru, and firstly this Day Trip to Q’ueswachaka Rope Bridge, is passing through some nice remote villages, where live the living culture people and speak Inca language, and moreover along the drive route, we see the native animals, like llamas and alpacas for the photos with four magic lagoons.
Firstly, this suspensión Inca grass bridge is located across Apurímac river in the district of Quehue, province of Canas and the department of Cusco city. This bridge is visited from Cusco city with a plan, as a day trip to Queswachaka Inca bridge with expert local tour guide and private car, with an oxygen tank for high altitude, in case you can need it. Moreover, our private transport is with 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 magic Q’eswachaka Inca bridge, located at a high altitude of the Andes mountains.
These people keep their ancestor’s skills and moreover, Q’eswachaka bridge during the Inca time was a type of crossing the rugged geography of the Andes mountain with the river in this type of suspension bridge made out of the Andean fiber, which is a 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.
Description: Q’eswachaka Tour Plus Experienced Tour Guide Day Trip
Q’ueswachaka “Is a native name formed by two Quechua words:” Q’ueswa “which means” to braid “and” Chaka means bridge. This Q’ueswachaka Bridge Day Tour is located at Cusco Peru, and was part of the Inca trail system and also rebuilt in the Inca way with high land bush which grows in the Andes mountains, which is also food for llamas, alpacas.
So, the materials and construction techniques have been handed down from generation to generation since the Inca time and built for the first time in the 15th century. So Q’eswachaka bridge was useful in the Inca time to cross the river named Apurimac, mainly for Chaskies who delivered messages throughout the Inca Empire running.
Moreover, this bridge measures 33 meters long and 1.10 meters wide and swings 13 meters above the river and is rebuilt every year, in the communal work, around 800 farmers from the communities of Winchiri, Chaupibanda, and Choccayhua are involved in the construction of this unique suspension bridge.
Itinerary For: Q’eswachaka Tour Plus Experienced Tour Guide Day Trip
We pick you up at 5:30 am from your hotel at Cusco city and then we ride for 2 hours through paved road then we ride for an hour and 30 minutes through a dirt road and pass some remote villages and four lagoons: Named, Pomacanchi, Acopia, Asnaqocha, and Pampamarca.
Then, we go for the Apurimac river where is located the famous Queswachaka bridge at the district named Quehue then time to enjoy it and then crossing the bridge from one side and undoubtedly you will feel a great emotion then the views to the river Apurimac and moreover you can stay around of the bridge to enjoy the view then we will be back to Cusco city, arriving by 4:pm and then we drop you off at your hotel.
Note: Also, you can tell us the time you want to go for the Q’eswachaka Inca bridge, then we will be happy to follow your own schedule time for this amazing day tour.
Included For: Q’eswachaka Tour Plus Experienced Tour Guide Day Trip
- Experienced tour guide
- New car with an oxygen tank
Not Included: Q’eswachaka Tour Plus Experienced Tour Guide Day Trip
- Some food
- Entrance fees, which is 10 soles, per person for the Queswachaka Inca bridge
Optional Picnic Lunch Along The Road
This food service is an extra cost and optional, at your request and cooked by our professional chef, mainly he cooks organic Peruvian food along the route in the shelter tent with the nice views to the lagoon and also to some peasant village.
- Per person: $25 dollars
Bring For: Q’eswachaka Tour Plus Experienced Tour Guide Day Trip
- Some snacks and drinking water (Along the road there are local shops)
- Some sunscreen and sun hat
- Also some warm clothes and rain clothes for the rainy season
Price For: Q’eswachaka Tour Plus Experienced Tour Guide Day Trip
- New taxi with an oxygen tank for high altitude: $130
- Experienced tour guide for the history and also he can help you with the high altitude problems: $70
- Optional van with an oxygen tank: US$155
Note: For Q’eswachaka Tour
We do not charge per person, we charge per vehicle and also we do a discount, just write us to our Gmail or call us to our WhatsApp number +51 943 388685
How to book it
How I Book This Tour ???
For booking this tour, you have to send us some deposit of $20 dollars through our Paypal account and Paypal charge the 7% from any amount of money to send, 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 Gmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- The date of the tour and type of tour
- The number of people
- The address at Cusco city to pick you up for the following tours
- Email and WhatsApp to keep in touch
- Passport copy through WhatsApp 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: email@example.com
The weather is changeable mainly from October to April is rainy season then is dry season, but nowadays since the weather is changing, with the global warming anytime can be dry and rainy, so that means, we need to be lucky with the weather sometimes and just in case always bring some rain jacket and any season going to this place is good.
So, these places are located always at high altitudes in the Andes mountains, mainly we start from Cusco city at 3300 masl then along the route we arrive up to 3800 masl then the Inca bridge named Queswachaka is located at 3700 masl.
So, to be okay with the high altitude is just drinking plenty of water and eat some easy digest food like bland food and no alcohol, meet. Also just in case, our car brings some oxygen tank for the route in case you will be affected by high altitude problems, but you will not be affected much by high altitude since you will be just riding a car.
Mainly, you carry some food with you for the route, if you just hire the taxi or a van and the tour guide, and moreover along the road, there are shops to buy some drinks, like water and snacks, but if you want some lunch prepared along the road is possible and in this case, we carry campaign tent and chairs and table and then the chef will cook the food aside of the first lagoon, like the breakfast and lunch, this cooking food is extra cost is up to your request.
Also, nowadays we have many restaurants along the road to have some breakfast and lunch and the price is 20 soles per person.
What Happen If I Get Sick From High Altitude
In this case, we are the only ones, we can help you since we bring some oxygen tank for our following tours and some first aid kit. So the altitude problem can be a super headache, and with some oxygen, we reduce this problem.
What is the highlight of the tour along the route?
We see 4 lagoons and some remote peasant villages and shepherds of sheep and then living culture people then some llamas and alpacas and at the end the famous Inca bridge named Queswachaka