Inca Bridge Tours
Discover the straw inca bridge, built over the Apurimac river in a day tour
Inca bridge tours; we have many authentic and amazing journeys in Cusco, but the day tour to this bridge is authentic trip, that brings you to walk on this millenary viaduct named “Q’eswachaca”, located in the highlands, land of south American camelids, and land of the strongest people who conquered the deep Peru.
This inca bridge is annually restored since ever, It is located at the south east from cusco, rarely visited by people who are willing to have some authentic experiences; the classic tourists, who are only staying in the city and visiting the most famous sites don’t have the opportunity to get there; but this lonely bridge is becoming popular, reviewed on social media by the few visitors, who rate this overpass, as marvelous.
The bridge is the only one which still been re-fixed yearly since pre-Columbian times, by local communities who are descendants of inca civilization, and still have the knowledge of rebuilding it. Our full day tour gives you the opportunity to enjoy the view of, lagoons with its particular details, then if you are not claustrophobic, we can take you to the K’arañawi, cave with stalactites and stalagmite, that are hanging from the rocks.
inca bridge tours itinerary
Come and take part of this day excursion, discover new places, see the deep peru, admire the local cultures, with expert local tours operator company; by the escort and guided by expert professionals.
we offer all trips in the region, such as: sacred valley private tour, humantay lake, choquequirao trek, huchuy qosqo hike, lares valley trekking, ancascocha trek, rainbow mountain trip, machu picchu, cusco city walking trip, etc.
The departure for this day trip, starts at seven in the morning, we drive our private tourist transport towards pomacanchi village 3670m, which is at 02 hour from the city, the place is quiet and pleasant, where we can see two lagoons, one of them is named pomacanchi lagoon and the other one named arnacocha, after looking at this two lagoons, we keep driving our vehicle towards yanaoca.
Yanaoca, is a small town on the highlands, very active, they are producing dairy products, which are sell in the city, nearby, there is a mini volcano, which is not in activity for long time, all the way has interesting highland view.
We’ll drive by the beautiful landscape of the Andean highlands and arrive to the lagoons of pampamarca, from here we continue driving and after about an hour drive we reach Yanaoca village. The place is interesting, we may see some villagers on their traditional custom, and then we continue the journey towards the famous K’eswachaca at 3700m.
At arrival, you will admire this fantastic legacy of Incas, which is renewed yearly by four communities, in a traditional ceremony, (It’s repairing runs yearly around june 9th); by about 1000 people from 04 communities “Huinchiri, Chaupibanda, Ccollana Q’ewe and Pelcaro” ), after taking some pictures we will have our box lunch near the river.
After lunch we return, optionally we can enter in to the karañawi caves located at only 10 minutes by car. The caves in interesting and flashlight is needed, then we return to Cusco city. We will finish the cusco inca bridge tours at around 7pm.
If you are with tight itinerary and have no much time, consider a combo trip; a trip that includes the rainbow mountain; we only need an early departure. Starting early can allow us to be the first ones on the rainbow mountain, then we can drive for lunch to a lower elevation, and after having recharged energy, we can continue to the only inca bridge.
have an amazing trip with us “your local operator”.
- Private Transport.
- English speaking guide.
- Box lunch, Including mineral water and snacks (Vegetarian options available).
- First aid kit, including emergency oxygen bottle.
- Fee for visited places.
- Extras no mentioned in the itinerary