Day Hike to Inca Quarries & Sun Gate
Explore the Inca Quarries, where the Incas mined and shaped the massive stones that make up the Ollantaytambo fortress. You will also see the Inca ruins of the Inti Punku (Sun Gate) on a guided hike through the Peruvian mountains. During the hike, you will also enjoy the amazing view of Veronica Mountain glacier and the famous Sacred Valley of the Inca.
Inti Punku is a small Inca construction, at the top of a 3,900-meter hill. On this scenic hike, you will enjoy the views of the Urubamba River, the Ollantaytambo Archeological Site and stunning views of the Veronica Mountain.
Your tour will begin at 7:00AM, with private transportation from the Veronica View Hotel or another hotel in Ollantaytambo. From here, we start to hike up for 3 hours to the Sun Gate. Along the way you will pass through the Inca Quarries, where the Incas mined and shaped the massive stones that make up the Ollantaytambo fortress. Once at the Sun Gate, you will enjoy the amazing view of snow-capped mountains, especially the spectacular Veronica Mt. After some time to enjoy the view, we head back to the Veronica View Hotel or to Ollantaytambo.
What is Included for the Day Hike to Inca Quarries & Sun Gate ?
What is not Included Day Hike to Inca Quarries & Sun Gate?
The Day Hike to Inca Quarries & Sun Gate its available on any date that its best for you as long we have a minimum of 2 people.
Price: $97 USD per person
Please read carefully the following information as it will help you answer all of your questions about our Day Hike to Inca Quarries & Sun Gate Tour.
HOW TO BOOK
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SECOND, we require a deposit of $53.00 USD per person in order to secure your departure. You can make your deposit by clicking on the VISA or PAYPAL symbols on the top of our home page, or you can click on the VISA or PAYPAL symbols on our booking page.
ARE YOU SUSTAINABLE?
Yes, VV Hotel & Tours is a local, sustainable & responsible tourism operator. We incorporate the universal principles of tourism: protect the environment and benefit the local communities by respecting their culture and religion. With this in mind, we have trained all our local staff to know and understand, respect the places and the local people.
WHAT TO BRING FOR THE DAY HIKE TO QUARRIES AND THE SUN GATE?
- Warm jacket
- Rain gear
- Water and snacks
- Sun protection
- Some money for souvenirs
OUR HOTEL IN OLLANTAYTAMBO
A scenic 10 minute drive from Ollantaytambo, follow the river and the train tracks to the Veronica View Hotel. Keep an eye out across the river for the original terraces from Incan times! Arriving at the hotel, you will be greeted amid gardens of native flowers and orchids. Take in the stunning sight of the Veronica Mountain, covered with glaciers year-round.