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q'eros community


The Q'eros Community is considered by many historians as the last hereditary Andean community of the Incas. The costumes and the names of ancient habitants are attributed to the Pachamama, and the nature and farming techniques, the iconography of their clothes and natural fabrics.
Q'eros Nation is located in the Cordillera Vilcanota of the Andes. Its inhabitants are engaged in agriculture and weaving based on natural dyes to 4,300 meters, they consume more than forty varieties of native potatoes and raise llamas and alpacas. is believed to be the last existing population direct descendant of the Incas.


Day 1: Cuzco - Paucartambo - Kallakancha

At 8:00 AM we travel Cuzco to Paucartambo by bus, we stop at Chullpas de Ninamarca (an ancient Inca cementery) at 1:00 PM we take lunch, after that, will continue our trip to Kallakancha village, our first camp.

Day 2: Kallakancha -Chuwa Chuwa

At 7:00 AM after a nutritive breakfast, horses and llamas will help us in our trek to Chuwa Chuwa village, during 8 hours of treking we will appreciate many water falls and Huamancaca Mountain; after lunch continue treking at Pampakasa high-pass (4,300 m.a.s.l.) when we can appreciate the condors flight live around Ausangate Mountain, after that we will arrive to Chuwa Chuwa village, our second camp.

Day 3: Chuwa Chuwa - Hatun Q'ero

At 7:30 AM we left Chuwa Chuwa, after 5 hours of trekking we'll arrive Hatun Q'ero, during the trekking nature will enchant us with numerous water falls and a very fast change in vegetation, from high to green lands, after lunch we'll meet Nacion Q'eros varayocs (Q'eros village mayors). In the evening, according to local time we share an ancient andean ceremony 'Pago a la Pachamama', this ceremony consist in several invocations to Incas gods to thanks land for the food provided.

Day 4: Hatun Q'ero -Tandaña

At 7:30 AM starts our trekking to Tandaña, a village when woman knit andean clothes by hand using the traditional technic inherited from Incas. While passing Huilka Kunka high-pass we will see condors flying around Huamanripa mountain (Nacion Q'ero god).

Day 5: Tandaña - Kallakancha - Cuzco

After breakfast we descend to Kallakancha for lunch and then return to Cuzco by bus.


  • Professional English speaking guides.
  • Private Bus in and out to the beginning of the trail.
  • Round-trip transfers.
  • Double Occupancy Tents.
  • Camping Equipment: Bathroom tent, kitchen tent, dining tent, chairs, tables and comfortable mattresses.
  • Horses to carry our equipment.
  • Muleteer and Cook.
  • Coffee breaks in the afternoons.
  • All meals (not including breakfast the 1st day, not including dinner on the 4th day).
  • First aid kit/Oxygen.

We recommended to bring:

  • Personal Sleeping Bag.
  • Backpack and daypack.
  • Hiking shoes or boots.
  • Light clothes.
  • Windbreaker.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Bottle of water.
  • Rain coat, hat, sun block, sunglasses.
  • Chocolates, candies or other snacks.
  • Camera + Film/Video camera (optional)

Prices (US $):

Private Service
Q'eros 1
6 +
5 Days        

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