Chonta Condor Watching, Tarawasi and Quillarumiyuc Full-Day Tour from Cusco

Observe the condors flying in their natural habitat in Cusco. The best option to observe the condors closer to Cusco city is in Chonta Town by Limatambo Valley in the Apurimac Canyon. Enjoy also the view of the other side of Cuscoby visiting Quillarumiyuc, the moon temple and Tarawasi, another ceremonial place during the Inca times.

per adult from

$214

NZD

Duration

1 day

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pick up and drop-off
    • Transport from Cusco to the Condors Canyon and back to Cusco
    • Box Lunch
    • Guide
    • Bottled water
    • All Admission tickets
    • Entry/Admission - El Mirador de Los Condores Cusco
    • Entry/Admission - Tarawasi
    • Entry/Admission - Sitio Arqueológico de Killarumiyoc
    What's excluded :
    • Snacks
    • Gratuity
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: El Mirador de Los Condores Cusco, A, Limatambo 08471 Peru

    In Limatambo (distric of Cusco) is located the Chonta Canyon where we can observe the Andean Condors.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tarawasi, Limatambo, Cusco 08641 Peru

    This archaeological center is located in the district of Limatambo, one hour and 40 minutes by car northwest of Cusco. In the Inca period, this temple had the purpose of being a ceremonial center located at the beginning of Chinchaysuyo. There is also a stone altar ("usnu"), agricultural platforms with their respective source and irrigation channel, there are walls and trapezoidal niches the size of a person. Finally, it is said that it would have been built in order to establish a Tambo of rest, in the way towards the zone of the Chinchaysuyo (oriente).

    For the Incas the condor or Apu Kuntur was a "Messenger of the Gods" who flew to the upper level of the religious world (the Hanan Pacha) to take the prayers to the gods. It is the union between Hanan Pacha (sky) and Kay Pacha (earth).

    The condor symbolized strength, intelligence and exaltation or exaltation. It was an animal respected by all those who lived in the Andes, since it not only brought good and bad omens, but also was responsible for the Sun to leave every morning, because with his energy he was able to take the star and elevate it on the mountains beginning the life cycle

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Sitio Arqueológico de Killarumiyoc, 08635, Peru

    Moonstone Temple (Killarumiyuc, in Quechua) located in Ancahuasi district.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    6:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Note: If you require an infant seat, we can assign one for an extra cost.
    • This tour does not have specific restrictions unless you are in a very bad serious health conditions
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Machupicchu Latin America Journeys

Activity ID: V-19345P37

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