The Ancascocha Trek is Cataloged by the national geographic as one of the best hiking routes. This tour to Machu Picchu is off the beaten path. Enjoy the incredible mountain scenery on a remote and little-visited route.
Ancascocha Trek 05 Days – National Geographic recently named Ancascocha Trail one of the top 20 best hikes! Ancasocha Tour is a spectacular adventure for people who love nature, the Andes’ high mountains, and breathtaking alpine scenery. Ancascocha strenuous trek, this is for you! This fantastic Ancascocha adventure is usually trekking in 05 days and includes a private guide to Machupicchu. Socma is the beginning of hiking in Huarocondo or Socma (near the Cusco-Aguas Calientes railway line). The are several endpoints for the Ancascocha trail; you can connect with the Salkantay trek at Paucarcancha; you can connect with the ancient Inca Trail in Huayllabamba and continue to Machu Picchu, or you can end on the railway line at 88 or 82 kilometers. Join us! for the Ancascocha hike to Machu Picchu in a five-day trek. Ancascocha alternative trail provides visitors with beautiful Andean alpine valleys, snow-covered peaks.
Is this trip right for me? AT A GLANCE
Day-01: Cusco – Socma – Waterfall of Perolniyoc – Rayan
Day-02: Rayan – Kuychicassa – Ancascocha
Day-03: Ancascocha – Ancascocha Lagoon – Huayanay pass – Qesqa
Day-04: Qesqa – Paucarcancha – Machu Pichu Pueblo
Why you will love this experience
We drive North East to Ñaupa Iglesia, a critical Inca shrine (the first trek to explore). We’ll tour the site before continuing our drive to the trailhead at Socma 3,205 m / 10,512 ft., located in the Pomatales Canyon. We’ll begin our best Ancascocha hiking destination ascending towards the Perolniyoc waterfall.
After packing all our adventure equipment, we start trekking along the ancient Inca trail. The fauna of the place is Andean High Mountain, with its miniature shrubs and extensive grasslands. You will get a stunning panoramic view of the sacred valley of the Incas and glacier mountains from this place.
Ascending towards the Huayanay 4650 meters high / 15,300 feet. (two hours hike), a steep zigzag trail uphill, we find an original cobblestone paved Inca trail. On the way, the beautiful waterfall feeds into the Ancascocha lake.
Camp at Qesqa.
This day in our Ancascocha hiking is like walking between the Inca trails and the archaeological remains. We continue downriver at Km. 82, From Km. 82 we transport to the Ollantaytambo train station to board our train.
At km 82, it is the farewell of our team of muleteers and cooks.
We have the best plan for you and your party.
Note: Make sure you bring enough water.
PRICES PER PERSON [USD]
* Price based on 02 people sharing one tent.
** Kondor Path Tours operates the Ancascocha Trail route.
*** Student discounts $ 20 off per person.
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