Come for Q’eswachaka Tour plus experienced tour guide day trip, located to the south east of Cusco city Peru with plan Inca Grass Bridge, firstly this Day Trip to Q’ueswachaka Rope Bridge is passing through some remote villages where live the living culture people and speak Inca language and moreover along the drive road we see many llamas and alpacas with four lagoons along the route.
So Q’ueswachaka Inca grass bridge is located across Apurímac river in the district of Quehue, province of Canas and department of Cusco city and this bridge is visited from Cusco city with plan, day trip to Queswachaka Inca bridge with expert local tour guide and car with oxygen tank for high altitude in case you can need it and air conditioning for sunny days.
Therefore the maintenance and renovation of the bridge is carried out through a ritual and executed by Quechuas people who are the Inca ancestors and they live close to this famous Q’eswachaka bridge at high altitude and they keep their ancestors skills and moreover Q’eswachaka bridge during the Inca time was type of crossing the rugged geofraphy of the andes mountain with the river in this type of suspension bridge made out of andean fiber, which is 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 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 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.
Included For: Q’eswachaka Tour Plus Experienced Tour Guide Day Trip
- Experienced tour guide
- New car with 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 Cooked Lunch Along The Road
This food service is 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: $35 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 oxygen tank for high altitude: $120
- Experienced tour guide for the history and also he can help you with the high altitude problems: $80
- New van: US$150
Nota For: Q’eswachaka Tour
We do not charge per person, we charge per vehicle and also we do some discount, just write us to our gmail or call us to our WhatsApp number of the web site.
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 to 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
• Gmail or WhatsApp to keep in touch
Then we send you a gmail 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 altitude 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 okey with the high altitude is just drinking plenty 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 affected by high altitude problem, but you will not affected much by high altitude since you will be just riding car.
Mainly you carry some food with you for the route if you just hire the taxi and the tour guide and also 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
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