Come with us for a private Q eswachaka Tour plus experienced tour guide day trip, located at Cusco city in Peru with everything included for the Q eswachaka Peru Tours. Firstly to arrive from Cusco to Qeswachaka bridge Tour is riding through some farmer villages, where live the living culture people and speak the Quechua language, and moreover, along the route, we see some llamas, alpacas animals, with four magic lagoons, in the Andes mountains.
This Inca time bridge named Qeswachaka is located over the Apurimac river in the little town of Quehue, which belongs to the province of Canas in the region of Cusco city, So this Inca bridge is visited as a day tour from Cusco city plus an experienced tour guide, moreover, for this day tour, we have an oxygen tank to help you with high altitude problems, and also our private transport comes with an air conditioning for the sunny days.
Therefore, the maintenance and renovation of the Inca bridge are carried out through an Inca time ritual and executed by the Quechuas people, who are the Inca ancestors, with keeping the Inca’ skills, and they live along with the brown Andes mountain range, and close to this magic Q’ueswachaka bridge.
Q’eswachaka Peru Tours
Q’eswachaka bridge during the Inca time was a type of crossing the rugged geography of the Andes mountains, over the rivers with the type of suspension bridge made out of twisted dried high land grass, that grows on the top of the Andes mountain, which is also food for llamas and alpacas, also this fiber is used for making the roof of the living culture people houses.
Moreover, along the route of driving, we see 4 beautiful lagoons surrounded by local communities and farming fields, also they have the tradition of preparing the traditional drink, which is a beer fermented from barley, which is being the daily drink instead of water, also selling this local barley beer is one of the main income for this farmers, without paying the tax, then also we see the smallest volcano.
In conclusion, this Q’eswachaka Inca bridge is 500 years old, moreover, in 2013 it was recognized as a national cultural heritage by UNESCO, and now is the highlight day tour in Cusco city Peru country, for the tourists and situated 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, also they farm animals, like llamas, alpacas, cows, donkeys, guinea pigs, then they make market two times per week in Combapata town.
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
Time to pick you up 5:30 am, from your hotel at Cusco city, after that we ride for 2 hours through paved road, then we ride for an hour and 30 minutes through a dirt road, with passing some remote villages and four lagoons: Named, Pomacanchi, Acopia, Asnaqocha, and Pampamarca.
Then, we go to 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 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 leave, 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
- Private transport with an oxygen tank to avoid the altitude sickness
- Breakfast, lunch
- Entrance fees for the Inca bridge
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
Price For: Q’eswachaka Tour Plus Experienced Tour Guide Day Trip
- Shared group tour: Per person $US55, with everything included ( Breakfast, lunch, entrance fees, tour guide, private transport)
- Private group: Per person $US100, for this tour, we need a least 2 people (Included, breakfast, lunch, entrance fees, tour guide, transport)
We Provide Only Transport Service Round Trip For Inca Bridge Q’eswachaka
- Taxi round trip: $US100
- Van round trip: $US140
Note: We do some discount for the day transport, you just let us know your budget, also along the route we can visit the temple of the Inca God, named Raqchi.
How to book it
Book Q’eswachaka Tour Plus Experienced Tour Guide Day Trip
For booking this tour, you have to send us, a deposit of $20 dollars through our Paypal account, and Paypal charge 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.
- The date of the tour and type of tour
- Number of people
- Address at 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
Weather For Q’ueswachaka Tour Peru
The weather is changeable mainly from October to April is the 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, for day tour you want to go.
Some recommendations, for this day tour, bring a rain jacket in case the weather changes.
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 the 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 Happens 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.
What’s the best way to see Puente Qeswachaka?
The only way to get to this famous Q’eswachaka Inca bridge located in Cusco Peru, is by private transport from Cusco city, organized by a serious good company with good reviews in Trip Advisor Company, so you will enjoy this trip in a comfy way.
The route to take is through the main road to Puno city, driving for 2 hours then connection through some communities in the brown Andes mountains with 4 lagoons, where you see some llamas, alpacas, then some living culture people, and then the way back will be the same road back to Cusco city.
If you are thinking to go to the Q’eswachaka Inca bridge by local transport, is not recommended, because no direct local transport from Cusco city to Inca bridge Q’eswachaka, so if you go by the local way, you need to take many times local transport to arrive at this place, also at the end, you will be obligated by locals to take a private taxi from Quewe community for the bridge, so if you go in this local way, you lose time and money, better private transport, from Cusco city.
Also, the Cusco people go to this place, by private transport.