Brief information of CACHICATA QUARRY

This place was dedicated to the carving and extraction of the stones that were used for the construction of Ollantaytambo and many surrounding precincts. This place is nine kilometers from the Inca town of Ollantaytambo and has three groups of quarries:

Walk to the Cachicata Quarries

We will take you to know the beauties that the sacred valley hides in all its splendor. We will visit the slopes of Cachiccata, the Paqariqtampu pyramid and the imposing


The Walk towards the enigmatic Cachiccata Quarries will take you to know one of the little known places where the stones were extracted for the construction of the cultivation terraces, temples and the entire archaeological complex of Ollantaytambo.

CHOQUEQUIRAO: Informacion util de la ciudadela inca

desniveles con poco oxígeno. La manera de llegar es caminando mucho y acampando. Posiblemente tu abastecimiento de agua no sea suficiente, pases frío en las alturas o bien te quemes caminando bajo el intenso sol andino. El viaje completo puede hacerse entre 4 y 5 días salvo que quieras visitar algunos pueblos aledaños o hacerlo rápidamente.

Choquequirao the sacred sister of Machu Picchu

CHOQUEQUIRAO: Considered by many tourists who visited it like the other Machu Picchu and sometimes many tourists dare to say that it is better than Machu Picchu. The best thing about this archeological center is that it can only be accessed by walking as it does not exist, railways or roads that can take you to or near Choquequirao,


In the mid 20th century several expeditions tried to climb Ausangate. The first mountaineer was Italian Piero Ghiglione who tried to conquer Ausangate in 1950. After the first unsuccessful try he returned in 1952 with multinational expedition. But this time the expedition also failed to reach the main peak of Ausangate. Finally, in 1953 the Autsrian-German expedition became the first to reach the top of Ausangate. The first Peruvian expedition to climb Ausangate was 30 years later!  

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