Conveniently located near Calca in Cusco, the secrets of Ancasmarca are yours to discover in just one day. Find out why this is a must-visit destination!
Cusco, the heart of the Inca Empire, boasts a plethora of archaeological wonders, and among them lies the mesmerizing site of Ancasmarca Ruins. Nestled amidst the breathtaking Andean landscape, this ancient Inca settlement carries a profound historical and cultural significance. Embarking on a tour of the Ancasmarca Ruins offers a remarkable opportunity to connect with the marvels of Inca architecture, spirituality, and the stunning natural beauty surrounding the site.
Calca Ancasmarca Ruins Full-Day – In the heights of Calca, visit the Inca citadel of Ancasmarca. Several Inca trails lead to the magnificent housing complexes of Ancasmarca and its sacred temples. Enjoy a fascinating walk through the Uno Urco temple in Calca, Yucay, and Machu Qolqa.
Uncover the magic of Peru’s Ancasmarca Ruins on this one-day tour from Cuzco. Enjoy informative commentary as you marvel at beautiful culture while exploring this UNESCO site.
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Explore the ancient ruins of Ancasmarca, a hidden gem in the Andes Mountains of Peru. This guided tour will take you through the Inca civilization’s fascinating history and impressive architectural feats. You’ll see the remains of temples, terraces, and aqueducts, surrounded by breathtaking mountain views.
The excursion starts at 7:30
Explore Peru’s ancient history and the storied Ancasmarca ruins on this Epic tour!
At 7:30 am, pick-up at your hotel in Cusco
We travel from Cusco to the Sacred Valley. Upon reaching the town of Calca, we ascend to the heights of Calca until we reach the architectural complex of Ancasmarca. The ruins of Ancasmarca present several Inca trails distributed throughout the construction, such as the ravine that leads to Calca and the Valley of Amparaes and Lares.
After enjoying the spectacular panoramic views of Ancasmarca, we head towards the Uno Urco temple – The Uno Urco water temple presents unique characteristics of the Inca ideology in the rock; it is the carving of a puma head with a snake body.
Continue the trip to the Andenes de Yucay and end with a visit to the ruins of Machu Qolqa before returning to Cusco via Chinchero and Poroy. Thank you for traveling through new tourist routes with KONDOR PATH TOURS.
Take a guided adventure through Cusco’s Ancasmarca Ruins on a one-day trip! Explore the remains of an ancient Inca city, learn more about its culture, and enjoy spectacular views of the valley beneath.
Activity Level: Relaxed.
A light walks
5 to 35 minutes
Ancasmasrca 4,150m (13,615 ft)
Calca Unu Orqo: 2,926m (9,632 ft)
Machu Qolqa: 3,767m (13,615 ft)
Note: The vehicles to use “see the photo in prices.”
Uncover the secrets of the Ancasmarca ruins from Calca in Cusco! With knowledgeable local guides, explore the archaeological site and surrounding area, including its stunning Yucay Inca waterways, fascinating history, and mythical stories.
It is a site located in Peru’s Sacred Valley between the villages of Calca and Lares. It is believed to contain hundreds of circular structures used as food storage units.
The circular structures at Ancasmarca are believed to be Qullqas (pronounced as Colcas) from the Quechua language, which were used as food storage units.
Could the circular structures at Ancasmarca possibly be used for something more than food storage?
Yes, but the true purpose of the structures remains unknown. However, exploring the site and letting your imagination wander can be a fun experience.
They were taking a car or Collectivo from the transportation hub in the village of Calca. Private vehicles may charge up to 10 PEN, while collectives should charge around 8-10 PEN for a one-way trip. The car ride should take about half an hour.
Yes, it is free to enter the ruins at Ancasmarca.
You can expect to see a range of circular structures believed to be Qullqas, beautiful textiles from neighboring communities sold in the little shops at the entrance, and incredible viewpoints of the surrounding valley on the higher self-guided circuit. The lower tour circuit allows one to examine the structures more closely with white arrow markers scattered around the park.
Ancasmarca is a pre-Inca archaeological site located on the road between Calca and Lares in Peru’s Sacred Valley.
The circular stone structures in Ancasmarca are believed to have been used for food storage, but their true purpose is unclear.
Archaeologists have identified narrow streets, funeral structures, retaining walls, and staircases in Ancasmarca, indicating that it was inhabited.
No, Ancasmarca is not a popular tourist destination and receives few tourists.
You can reach Ancasmarca by private taxi or shared minivan from Calca.
No, there is no entrance fee for Ancasmarca.
Season 2023 – 2024
|Number of persons||Price per person|
|1||$ 219.00 USD|
|2||$ 127.00 USD|
|3||$ 93.00 USD|
|4||$ 73.00 USD|
|5||$ 65.00 USD|
|6||$ 56.00 USD|
|7||$ 50.00 USD|
|8||$ 45.00 USD|
Take the most significant historic ruins of Calca in Ancasmarca and explore this geological wonder with an experienced local guide.
Unlock the secrets of Peru’s Ancasmarca ruins and get lost in the mysterious landscape of Calca in Cusco!
Calca Ancasmarca Ruins – Spend the perfect day discovering one of Peru’s most unique and mysterious spots. Join us on our Calca Ancasmarca Ruins Tour!
Explore Cusco’s mysterious Ancasmarca ruins! Visit fascinating landmarks and journey through time as experienced guides share tales and legends about the archaeological site.