INCA TRAILS & CUSCO TREKS
killarumiyoc - tumibamba - inca terraces - zurite
Daily departures, no minimum of people required
killarumiyoc - tumibamba - inca terraces??. Have you ever hearted about a place where the moon has been carved in a lame stone? The moon one of the most important deities of Inka’s named Mama Killa (Mother Moon) was the sister and wife of the Inti (sun). Inka´s made moon calendars, temples to worship the Moon; in Cusco this temple is called Killarumiyoc / quillarumiyoc. Also you can go with us to Tumibambaat Zurite District, an archaeological site on ceremonial knife shape named tumi which still is underground (it was covered by Inkas to avoid it's destruction. Near this there are the largest terraces of agriculture in the world named Andenes de Zurite. killarumiyoc / quillarumiyoc is the best new option for training before inca trail hike.
***Daily departures, intermediate walk, great landscape, known only by our member guides, no minimum required! This killarumiyoc hike is advised for those who wants training hike prior long and high altitude treks.
killarumiyoc - tumibamba -inca terraces - zurite trip itinerary: We begin our hike with transfer from your hotel and drive for about one hour to trail head, it starts eith gentle walk to killarumiyoc. The killarumiyoc archaeological site consists in inca buildings including farming terraces, water channels located only at 30 minutes on slow walking from the highway.
The most important thing to see in killarumiyoc is a big carved stone, which is supposed to be an inca moon calendar , there is also lots of terraces and cave where pre-history of this part of cusco lived. the tour will take about half and hour. Then, sun after we hike on gradual up hill to see some more sites of this place, then we rich a channel used for irrigating farmlands, good time for our box lunch on river bank and see the landscape of this region, then we walk banking channel for about 3 hours and we reach Zurite town. Zurite has full of undeveloped sites, this town has nice colonial temple, inka agriculture terraces, and a inka city wich has been covered underground and just couple years ago the cusco university made same studies excavation and clearly discovered a city on a ceremonial knife shape called tumi, after visiting this site we get our transport and go to see the Inkas biggest agricultural terraces in the same district then we can back and arrive cusco on around 18:00 hrs. This is our best new hike in cusco.
- Private transport.
- English speaking professional tour guide.
- Entrance fee for Killarumiyoc.
- box lunch.