TREKKING POR LA CORDILLERA VILCANOTA.1st day: LIMA – HOTEL. Arrival to the city of Lima. Transfer from the airport to the Hotel. Contact with the Guide. 2nd day: LIMA – CUSCO – CITY TOURS 4 NEARBY RUINS. Breakfast in the hotel. Flight to Cusco, Transfer to Hotel. In the afternoon city tour Visiting to the most attractive places in the city and naturally the four most important nearby ruins: Qenqo, one of the finest examples of a rock artfully carved on site showing complex patterns of steps, seats, geometric relief and a puma design. Puca Pukara, situated on a hill with superb views over the surrounding countryside Puca Pucara was more likely a tambo. Tambomachay, commonly referred to as the ‘Baños del Inca’ or Inca baths, Tambomachay was a site for ritual bathing and Sacsayhuaman, Inca fortress, which visitors cannot fail to be impressed by the beauty and monumental scale of this important Inca construction. Return to the hotel and lodgment. 3rd day: CUSCO – ACONGATE – TINQUI. Starting from Cusco, taking the road south towards Puno, we follow the Huatanay and later Vilcanota rivers. Passing the ancient Wari site of Pikillacta and the colonial villages of Andahuaylillas and Huaro. At Urcos we take a dirt road steadily uphill until we reach the highland savanna. By late afternoon the Cordillera Vilcanota will appear in the distance, with mount Ausangate and mount Jampa clearly visible until, we make camp at Tinki near Ocongate. 4th day: TINQUI / UPIS. Beginning the trek we cross the Ocongate river and start traversing the puna (highland meadows), until we reach the foot of the Ausangate massif where there the panorama of snowcapped peaks is breath-taking. Make camp at Upis, where the thermal baths make a great place to relax after the rigors of the day. 5th day: UPIS – AUSANGATECOCHA. Today first we ascend the screen slopes to cross a 4,500 m pass, carrying on to Lake Pucacocha with the western ice-fall of Mount Ausangate looming over our lake side 6th day: AUSANGATECOCHA – PASO PALOMANI – JAMPA. Passing small turquoise lakes we make the ascent of the Palomani pass (4,800 m) where the view of the south eastern ridge of Mount Ausangate the Cordillera Vilcanota is absolutely amazing.Hiking up the Jampa valley we are quite likely to meet highland shepherds tending their sheep and alpaca, spinning and weaving their wool into cloth with the peaks of Jampa and Colquecruz acting as a backdrop. 7th day: JAMPA – PACCHANTA. Circling northwest around Ticllacocha lagoon and over the last pass (4,650 m) we reach the small meadow of Pachaspata, making camp either here or if time permits at Lake Q’omercocha.Slowly descending the valley, we arrive in the village of Pacchanta, where we will spend the afternoon resting and you can soothe away all those aches and pains in the relaxing waters of the thermal baths making camp nearby. 8th day: LAGUNA QOMERCOCHA – PACCHANTA – TINQUI – CUSCO. On the last day a short walk across the puna grassland past small communities of shepherds and weavers takes us back to the road at Tinki, here a bus will be waiting to take us to Cusco, where we will arrive in the afternoon. 9th Day: CUSCO – AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHUPICCHU – CUSCO. Breakfast. Transfer to Ollantaytambo in private service to Ollanta train station followed by a beautiful landscape by train to Aguas Calientes. Upon arrival transfer by public bus aMachu Picchu. Guided tour of the most important archaeological site in South America. Afternoon transfer by bus to Aguas Calientes and return to Cusco. Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo Ollantaytambo by train and private service. Hotel. 10th Day: CUSCO – LIMA. Breakfast in the hotel. Flight to Lima, Transfer to Hotel. In the early afternoon we will visit the museum of the gold. End the services.