Q’eswachaka Inca Rope bridge tour: Full Day Tour

Price from: $ 82.00 USD (See: Price List)

Q’eswachaka Inca Rope bridge tour: Full Day Tour

Price from: $ 82.00 USD (See: Price List)

Visit the last Inca bridge near Cusco. This great Qeswachaka tour full day takes you from Cuzco to Q’eswachaka to live the experience with the Andean people. Qeswachaka Tour Last Rope Bridge – a tradition that resists modernity in Peru.

Qeswachaka Inca bridge – Full day tour

Q’eswachaka Bridge Tour: The last Inca suspension bridge is about 28 meters long and 1.20 meters wide, built with wild straw today. This bridge is part of the Inca Trail system and has about 500 years. Q’eswachaka bridge in the Inca period crossed the rugged geographical environment of the Andes; UNESCO recognized this ancient ceremony as the intangible cultural heritage of humanity in 2013. We can find the most magical places through non-traditional routes and enjoy different experiences. Our tour guide describes the tourist attraction’s customs, traditions, and functionality. Locals gathered on the banks of the Apurimac River to renovate the bridge.

Overview

Qeswachaka Inca Rope Bridge Full Day – Overview

Is this trip right for me? AT A GLANCE

  • We will pick you up from your hotel at 6:00 a.m.
  • Travel distance: CUSCO – Combapata – Yanaoca – Qeswachaka Inca bridge 3 hours and a half.
  • Inca Bridge trek distance: 4 km/ 2.4 miles “One Way.”
  • Altitude of Inca Bridge: 3,644 meters / 11,955 feet.
  • Difficulty walking Qeswachaka: Easy-Moderate!

Sites to explore:

  1. The Inca bridge of Pitumarca Checacupe “Inca, Colonial and Republican Bridge.”
  2. Visit the miniature volcano of Pabellones.
  3. Explore the Q’eswachaka Rope Bridge Peru.
    1. Excellent panoramic views of the Apurimac canyon
  4. Observe the lagoon of Pomacanchis.

Qeswachaka tour Highlights

Why you will love this experience

  • Enjoy a special visit to the Q’eswachaka Inca suspension bridge of 550 years of ancestral knowledge.
  • Travel with a local private travel service expert.

Travelers who love nature will be excited to know a hidden world stunning south of Cusco. This area is full of local cultural enigmatic history. It stands located only 02 hours drive from the Cusco.

This Full-Day Tour is an option for those who wish to know the mysteries of traveling to Cusco, history, and culture; besides, ancestral traditions await you on this Tour, perfect for traveling with family and children. The stories told by the local people will be the main advantage of doing the Tour on the Inca Bridge of Queswachaca.

Itinerary

Qeswachaka Tour – Detailed Itinerary

Did you know that only women are responsible for weaving the first rope? Do you want to be part of this bridge process and excursion? The trip in a tourist vehicle is a journey from Cusco to Qeswachaka Bridge, passing through some peasant villages.

THE CELEBRATION OF THE INCA BRIDGE OF QESWACHACA IN CUSCO. Several travelers enthusiastically described the Inca work of the hanging Bridge of straw. For the peasants of the four communities that work in the Bridge’s construction, the Qeswachaka has a sacred character.

The small volcano in Pabellones, Yanaoca.

It measures the 4-meter diameter volcano located in the pavilions of the Tungasuca district. It attracts visitors’ attention for its unique size, considered the smallest.

Inclusions

Qeswachaka Tour Included

  • Tourist guide “the entire day tour to Qeswachaka Inca Site.”
  • Private tourist transport with fuel + professional driver.
  • Qeswachaka Inca bridge entrance fee.
  • 01 Box lunch.
  • Oxygen tank.
  • First aid kit.

Note: The vehicles to use “see the photo in prices.”

Our Qeswachaka  Inca Rope Bridge – NOT INCLUDED

  • Hotel or Airbnb.
  • Meals:
    • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Water and Snacks.

What to bring our Qeswachaka full-day tour

  • A good daypack
  • Lighter hiking boots.
  • 01 pair of hiking pants.
  • Rain jacket or poncho.
  • A warm/winter jacket/gloves, scarf, cap cold.
  • Sun protection cream.
  • Re-usable water container

Travel Facts

Read all frequently asked questions

Where is the Q’eswachaka bridge located?

This Inca Bridge stands over the Apurimac River, approximately 3700 meters above sea level in Canas, District of Quehue, 160 kilometers south of Cusco.

What is the climate like in the Q’eswachaka bridge area?

This province has a cold climate and has two well-defined seasons:

The rainy season covers the months of January to March; it is possible to see the presence of rain. Likewise, the maximum temperature is 15ºC and goes down to 5ºC.

The low rainy season is from April to December; during this period, the maximum temperature is 18ºC, and the minimum is 4ºC.

What should note is that from June to August, the temperature can drop to -3ºC, which is why the cold is quite intense during these months.

Etymologically what does Q’eswachaka mean?

The name Qeswachaka comes from the Quechua letters “Q’eswa,” which means Braid, and “Chaka,” which means Bridge; we can conclude then that it is a Braided Bridge.

What material exists used for the elaboration of the Q’eswachaka bridge?

The material used to build this impressive hanging Bridge is Ichu of the Q’oya variety (straw or vegetable fiber), grass from the highest areas of the Andes. For the base, thin branches are called “Kallapos.”

What are the measurements of the Q’eswachaka bridge?

The extraordinary Bridge is 28 meters long and 1.20 meters wide and swings 30 meters over the Apurimac River.

Curiosities of the Q’eswachaka bridge

Unesco recognized the Bridge Renewal Ceremony as an “Intangible Cultural Heritage” in 2013 because this Bridge was part of the extended network of roads.

Women do the braiding for the new Bridge, supervised by the “Chakaruwak,” or specialists in constructing the Bridge.

Suspension bridges were more used than stone bridges during the colonial period because of their excellent earthquake resistance.
From September 14 to 21, the festivity of the “Señor de la Exaltación” (Lord of the Exaltation) stands held, which is the area’s patron saint.

PRICE LIST

Qeswachaka Tour 1-DAY

PRICES PER PERSON [USD] 2022 | We run this trip only as a private service.

PRIVATE SERVICE / Private Guided Tours 🙂

  • Solo travel $292. “prices reduce if there are more people in your group.”
  • 02 persons $170.
  • 03 persons $135.
  • 04 persons $112.
  • 05 persons $105.
  • 06 persons $95.
  • 07 persons $88.
  • 08 persons + $82.

* Kondor Path Tours operates the Qeswachaka Inca bridge full-day tour.

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