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Queswachaca, The Last Inca Bridge & 4 Lagoons with Picnic

Marvelous Experience!

This is an absolutely unique tour. The Q’eswachaka bridge is located across the Apurimac river, at about (3,900m/ 13,000 feet), in Canas province. This handwoven grass bridge spans 120 feet, and is rebuilt every one or two years as communal effort by all the local people of the region.

The weaving and construction techniques have passed from generation to generation since the bridge was first built by the Incas. It is the only remaining example of an “Inca” hanging bridge that can be seen today.

This is a small group tour for 10 people maximum.

    • Type of tour: Historical tour / Great views
    • Duration: 7am to 7pm approx.
    • Crowds: Few
    • Pick up time: Starts at 6:45am
    • Pick up location: At your hotel in Cusco City Centre
    • Maximum 10 people per service

  • The trip begins in the city of Cusco we will pick up you of your hotel at 6:45 a.m. approximately with south-west direction. After almost two hours of travel we will visit the four lagoons: Pomacanchi Lagoon, Acopia Lagoon, Laguna Asnaqocha and the Pampamarca or Tungasuca Lagoon. After enjoying a quiet moment near the lagoons, the next place we will visit will be the small volcano of pavilions that is located near the town of Yanaoca.

    Finally we will arrive at the Apurímac river and the impressive Inca bridge. This hanging Inca bridge is made of vegetable fiber (Ichu) and is located on the Apurímac River in the district of Quehue. The existence of this bridge dates from the Inca times, the renovation and maintenance is done once a year by the local people of the four communities that are around. Before beginning with the renewal of the bridge an offering is given as a sign of respect and gratitude to the Pachamama.

    Along the way we will have our picnic, enjoying the magnificent view. Before

    We will have the opportunity to cross the Inca bridge twice, if you have the courage to do so, because it may seem easy. But without a doubt you will feel great emotion crossing this bridge so much that you will feel like Indiana Jones. On the way back to Cusco we will make a last visit, the colonial Inca bridge of Checacupe where you will be able to see the differences between both bridges.This interesting trip ends in the city of Cusco at approximately 7pm.

  • What’s Included.

    • Hotel pick up in Cusco City
    • Transportation
    • Guide
    • Entrance fee
    • Picnic supplies and snacks for picnic
    • Transportation back to hotel in Cusco

    What’s Not Included

    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    • Pick up in other locations (Just in Cusco City)

    • Please provide hotel details (Name, address and phone)
    • Please make sure to provide correct hotel details or you could lose the tour
    • This is a group service and if client is not ready at pick up time might lose tour. We cannot make the rest of the group wait.
    • Bring passport
    • Breakfast in not included, we recommend to bring snacks.
    • Pick up time is at client’s hotel in Cusco City Centre, if hotel is outside the City Centre there is an extra fee and has to let us know in advance for coordination.
    • This tour can include food and there are food options for those that have allergies or restrictions, please let us know these in advance.
    • Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, gloves, fleece, rain jacket, passport, water and good vibes!

  • Price

    US$190.00 per person


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