Quelccaya ice cap – Glacier Quelccaya: Quelccaya is the second-largest tropical glacier globally and is located in Cusco, in the eastern mountain range of the Peruvian Andes. This incredible place has a snowy area of 42 km² (137,795 ft) and has a depth of 200 m (660 ft). Today, Quelccaya ice cap is larger than 9,000 soccer fields, so seeing it from its viewpoint, or reaching the summit is quite an experience.
Plan your perfect holiday to Peru: Peru has become one of the world’s favourite travel destinations, attracting visitors with its unique blend of Inca heritage, Andean culture, vibrant cities and its pristine areas of Amazon Rainforest. Beyond the world famous sights, there are a myriad of options to choose from when planning a holiday to Peru and so a two or three week journey can be highly tailored to your own interests.
The Waqrapukara One-Day Trek is the ultimate choice for some peace and quiet and to discover an incredible site that very few people get to visit—locals and tourists!
Join us on an epic hike to the majestic pre-Inca construction of Waqrapukara or Fortress of Horns located in the mighty Apurímac canyon. This beautiful sacred place combines advanced architecture and impressive natural formations in a wonderful landscape—almost like something from a dream—surrounded by small crystalline lagoons. The gigantic horns rise as high as 4,140 m / 13,583 ft.
Juchuycocha Lake – Chicon Glacier, 1 Day Trek Cusco – Peru: Laguna Juchuycocha, a stunning alpine lake, lies hidden in the beautiful mountains behind Urubamba in Peru’s Sacred Valley. This untouched lake sits at almost 15,250 feet and remains a hidden treasure. The strenuous trek makes for a long, but rewarding day trip from Urubamba.