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Create Peru Adventures is one of the companies specialized doing this amazing activity. THE POTATO PARK TREK is an indigenous Biocultural dedicated to rich agrobiodiversity of the Andes. The park is located in an area known as a potato’s origin center, which was first domesticated here over 7000 years ago, and it hosts the largest in situ diversity of native potato in the world.
The potato park is a biocultural heritage that serves as a sanctuary for the biological and cultural treasures of the communities that make up the park. The farmers of the area continue to transmit the Quechua language, their traditional knowledge, and ancestral practices to their children. They open the doors of their homes and their communities to share and learn with travelers from all over the world.
OVERVIEW.
- DAY 1: Cusco – Pisac inca site – Quinsaqocha – Qollacachi.
- DAY 2: Qollacasi – Pampallacta Community.
- DAY 3: Pampallacta Community – Aguas Calientes.
- DAY 4: Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Cusco.

WELCOME MEETING.
You will have a thorough briefing with your guide 1 or 2 days before your nice Potato Park Trek. Your guide will meet you at your hotel and you can take this opportunity to ask questions and make any final preparations


Day 1: Cusco – Pisac – Quinsaqocha – Qollacachi.

The excitement of your Park Potato to Machu Picchu will help you arise early for your pickup whether in Cusco or Sacred Valley. Within the hour we will arrive at the ancient remanents of this truly awesome Pisac Inca its brilliance.
After when you visit the nice Pisac Archaeological site you are going to have a delicious breakfast. Then we will drive around 30 minutes to get to Paruparu community(3700masl) which is the place you will meet with our horsemen, after ready to start to hike this nice Potato Park Trek, we will see an amazing local houses along the way and a nice Quinsaqocha lagoon. Walking around 2 ½ hours to get to lunch spot. After our lunch We are going to walk up around an hour to get to point pass LLANQUE KASA (4200masl) and then 30 minutes walking down to get to campsite (4000masl).
- Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner.
- Accommodations: Camping.
- Maximum altitude: 4200masl.
- Minimum altitude: 3700masl.
- Distance to walk: 7km.
- Approximate walking time: 5 or 6 hours.
- Level of difficulty: challenging.

Day 2: Qollacachi – Pampallacta – Homestay Community.

We will wake up and have breakfast in the morning, and then We are going to start to hike. During this segment of hike We will see a nice grassland area and proper potato farming areas, hiking around 3 hours to get to Pampallacta Community which is the lunch spot.
This is the end of the hike and then We will see the local people from Pampallacta Community, They are very friendly after that They will offer us the nice local community activities such as agriculture, gastronomy and etc. At the end We will go to visit the local houses in order to share their Andean life, food, bet and this is moment to stay at home. This local people is living among the nice mountains and all of them they are potato farmers, They speak QUECHUA language, which is our native language in the Andes. However our Guides They speak this native language.
- Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner with local people.
- Accommodations: homestay.
- Maximum altitude: 4200masl.
- Minimum altitude: 3700masl.
- Distance to walk: 7km.
- Approximate walking time: 3 to 4 hours.
- Level of difficulty: Easy

Day 3: Pampallacta – Sacred Valley – Aguas Calientes.

We will wake up in the nice local house, have breakfast with local people and be part of their daily activities in the same Community and have lunch with them. And then We will take the bus driving 2 ½ hours to get to Ollantaytambo village and then dinner. After We will take the train to Aguas Calientes town to pass our overnight there.
- Meals: breakfast, lunch (homestay), dinner.
- Accommodations: hotel in Aguas Calientes.
- Minimum altitude: 2040masl.

Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Cusco.

We will have breakfast at your hotel before we take a very early bus (5:30am) driving around 30 minutes to get to Machu Picchu to see the magnificent sunrise. Once there you will be given a 2 hour walking tour of the site.
If you have elected to climb Machu Picchu Mountain you will begin the hike at 10 AM. The ticket price for Machu Picchu Mountain is included in the price of your trek. If you are not climbing the mountain you will have free time to explore Machu Picchu before you return to Aguas Calientes by bus.
When you arrive in Aguas Calientes you will board the expedition train to Ollantaytambo. From Ollantaytambo you will travel by private van to Cusco and we will drop you off at your hotel. Arrival time in Cusco depends on the time of your train ticket.
- Meals: Breakfast.
- Maximum altitude: 2400m
- Minimum altitude: 204


INCLUDED:

Predeparture briefing
English speaking professional tour guide. (For groups larger than 9 persons, two tour guides)
Early morning transfer by private transport to trailhead at Soraypampa
Meals: 3 breakfasts / 3 lunches / 3 dinners / 3 afternoon hot drinks
Drinking water Day 2 and 3
Two-man Tents: (for a personal tent request, there is a surcharge of $35)
Foamy sleeping mat
Dining tent, cooking tent, cutlery, folding tables, and stools
Chef
Mules, carrying heavy gear such as: food, tents, gas bottle, and cooking stuff, and 7kilograms/15 pounds of your belongings
Emergency riding horse
Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu.
Return train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and tourist bus from Ollantaytambo back to Cusco.

NOT INCLUDED:

Walking sticks
Sleeping bag adequate for temperature of minus 10°C (rentable for $20 for duration of the trek)
breakfast day 1, Luch on the last day
Entry to Huayna Picchu ($25)
Extra activities such as zip line and barbecues.
Additional horses for extra personal luggage above that of the personal item allowance.
Optional up – grades (train and hotel)
Tips for the cook, horsemen and guide

What you should bring:
Backpack waterproof layer
Loose pants and better long
Feather coat and waterproof jacket.
Gloves and skullcap.
Trekking shoes with thick orm.
Micro fiber or wool socks.
Walking sticks.
Sunscream and glasses.
Mosquito repellent.
Original passport.
Purifiying pills.
Personal higiene items.
Torch with replacement battery.
Camera.
Sleeping bag.
Extra Money to tipping guides, cookers and porters.

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