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|The Nation Q'ero is considered by many historians to be
the last Inca Community, ever since historians Oscar Nuñes
del Prado, Efrain Morote and Mario Escobar made the first
visit to the Nation Q'ero in 1955, a date that became
synonymous with the discovery of the last hereditary line of
the Incas. The ancestral customs and the names of the
shamans (Paqos) have been preserved in the hierarchical
structure that was attributed to Pachamama (The Mother
Earth) Pampamesayoq and Altomesayoq, as well as their
techniques of cultivation and iconography. Over the last few
decades, historians and anthropologist have visited the
Nation Q'ero, including the former first lady of Perú Elian
Karp, who took an interest in learning more about the Nation
Q'ero and showing the world the last known Inca Community.
In the imperial Inca city of Cusco, to be identified as a
Q'ero was be greeted with respect and reverence and invited
to eat in your home, because of their important historical
|Intineray Day by Day:(B)= breakfast / (L)= lunch /
Day 01: Cusco - Ninamarca - Kcallacancha - Qollpa.
We'll pick up you from your hotel at 7:00 am, w e leave from
Cusco about 7:30 am to go to Paucartambo. We pass through
beautiful countryside and several traditional villages
including Huancarane, Ninamarca where we'll have the
opportunity to stop in the Chullpas of Ninamarca pre-incas
ruins for take some photos. Arriving at Paucartambo town at
12:30 where we will have our lunch, after the lunch we'll
continue our trip to Kcallacancha one hour and a haft more
by card, we start walking from Kcallacancha to Qollpa, in
the way we can observe Huamanccacca huge rock where there
are many kind of birds, in the afternoon we'll arrive to
Qollpa. We spend the first night, camping here. (L+D).
Day 02: Qollpa – Tantañe (Kerototorani). After
breakfast we spend all the morning in Qollpa village,
observing the costumes of the native people, this day we can
observe the Taq'ues it means deposit of food like potatoes
and others products than they produced, after we can see how
they sow the potatoes using the traditional tools then we'll
appreciate the famous ritual called “Pago a la Pachamama y
Apus” (in english means payment to the mother earth and
gods, including in our service), after the lunch we'll see
off and we going to Tantañe village (Q'erototorane), we
spend the second night here camping and dinner. (B+L+D).
Day 03: Tantañe - Jatun Q'eros. After good breakfast
we'll go to Native Community of Jatun Q'eros our principal
destination, this road we can visit the village of
Q'erototorani, this village is part of the ethical Q'eros,
we have our lunch in Jatun Q'eros. We spend the afternoon
visiting around the Jatun Q'eros like some house, primary
school we'll observe how they live, we can speak with some
people who lives in Jatun Q'eros, after this visit we have
free time, camping and dinner. (B+L+D).
Day 04: Jatun Q'eros - C'hampacancha. We enjoying a
nice breakfast before we start our trek about 7 hours, we
leave from Jatun Q'eros at 9:00 a.m, to C'hampacancha we
walk up to the Chuwachuwa we visit Chuwachuwa village, where
we'll have our lunch. From here we have a quite descent
coursed by the thick layer of gravel on the trail. The walk
is quite flat and nice. A beautiful and mysterious scenery.
Upon arrival at the small community of C'hampacancha we set
up our camp and dinner. (B+L+D).
Day 05: C'hampacancha – Kcallacancha – Cusco. After a
solid breakfast we will start the walk towards to
Kcallacancha we have a quite. On the hike we can appreciate
again the Qollpa village. We will stop in Huamanccacca to
have our lunch and after we continue to Kcallacancha,
approximately 1 hour where is the end of our walk and we'll
take our private transportation back to Cusco. We will
arrive to Cusco approximately at 6:30 pm. (B+L).
|OUR SERVICE INCLUDES
Collection from your hotel in the morning and transfer in
private transportation to Paucartambo (Kcallacancha), the
starting point of the trek.
Personal tents: 2 people in each 3-people-capacity tent, to
allow for higher comfort and a safe keeping of backpacks.
One mattress per person.
Cook, cooking equipment and kitchen tent.
Bilingual and local guide. (English and Spanish)
Horsemen and horses (to carry tents, food and cooking
equipment) or Llamas.
Horses to carry personal gear up to 12 kg per passenger.
1 emergency horse every 2 persons.
Accommodation for our guides, cook and horsemen.
Meals (Vegetarian food available on request), (04B, 05L, 04D
+ daily morning snack + daily tea service except last day).
Others: hot water every morning and evening for washing
purposes / boiled water to fill in your water bottle.
First-aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle.
Private transportation from Kcallacancha to Cusco, including
transfer to your hotel in Cusco.
Ritual Ceremony “Pago a la Pachamama” (Payment to the Mother
NOT INCLUDED IS:
Tips: please beware that our agency staff is well paid so
please feel free to tip or not according to your wish.
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