Raqchi Viewpoint - Machucolca Archaeological Site - Inca Trail to Huayllabamba.

Original price was: $90.00.Current price is: $70.00.

07 hours aprox.
Tour Guide
English - Españish
Easy - Intermediate.


The Machucolca - Huayllabamba trek takes place on the route to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Our company, ATV RAINBOW MOUNTAIN, is now offering a new tour that takes you on a trek to the Sacred Valley of the Inka.

Machucolca is located 35 km from the city of Cusco, in the Huayllabamba district, on the left bank of the Urubamba River, at an altitude of 3,870 m.a.s.l. The name comes from the Quechua language that was converted. Machu = old and Colca = Warehouse, means Old Warehouse.

Likewise, the Inka deposits are situated in front of the snow-capped Chicon, and the natural cooling of the colcas can be achieved through the use of the appropriate topography and the presence of the winds. To reach the colcas, one must walk approximately 500 meters from the Raqchi viewpoint.

trek machucolca

What was Machucolca?

The archaeological site is made up of 14 terraces and partial buildings. For this reason, it is considered that they were the deposits where food was stored in the Inca era. Meanwhile, these foods can be stored for 1 year. On all dry products or seeds, in all possible varieties, Among which were recorded:

What does the Machucolca - Huayllabamba Trek offer us?

Machucolca is a masterpiece in engineering and architecture for having transformed a hillside with an irregular topography into a useful one. For the necessary conditions to be able to convert this space into a natural refrigerator for the conservation of its products.

caminata machucolca

Tour Detail:


  • Start of the Tour: Our tour begins at 07:00 with the pick up at your accommodation
  • Tour Duration:  The tour lasts approximately 06 hours
  • We finish the tour at approximately 1:00 p.m.
  • Difficulty: easy

The languages ​​we offer on our tour are:

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese

Our transport is 100% tourist with air conditioning, first aid equipment.

PRICE (Private Tour)

  • Price per person 70 dollars
  • Yes, there are more than 4 people ask for special rates


Reservations are canceled 48 hours in advance, otherwise No Show is charged


  • We are tour operators in the city of Cusco
  • We work professionally
  • We offer 100% tourist vehicles
  • We care about the safety of our visitors
  • We make your trip the best experience
  • We are 100% responsible
  • We take care of the environment
  • We are committed to the quality of service


  • Pick up from your hotel at 7:00 am.
  • Transfer to the Raqchi viewpoint.
  • Time to pack your backpack and a brief explanation from the guide.
  • We will start with our walk from the Raqchi viewpoint to the archaeological site of Machucolca about 500 m.
  • Arrival at the viewpoint of Machucolca, brief explanation and time for photos.
  • Walk downhill to reach the town of Huayllabamba.
  • Halfway through the journey, we will stop to eat (Snack).
  • Transfer from Huayllabamba to Urubamba for lunch (optional).
  • Transfer from Huayllabamba to the city of Cusco, 1 hour approx.



  • Tourist transport
  • Professional guide
  • Appetizers
  • Canes

Not included:

  • Entrance to the archaeological site of Machucolca (optional)
  • Tips


  • Mountain clothing
  • Rain or windbreaker clothing.
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Water bottle.
  • Appetizers.
  • Photographic camera.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Extra money.

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