The Inca Quarry Trail is a unique experience that takes you to the original Quarry used by the Incas called Cachicata where stones were cut to build #MachuPicchu Archaeological site.and it is one of the many branches that were part of the paths that connected the Inca Empire.
During the ascent you will visit the little known Inca ruins Corimarca, located at an average altitude on a platform high above the valley of Soccma. On route to the famous Cachicata quarry, wou will enjoy a breathtaking view of Veronica snow peak, also known as Wakaywillque with its 5,682 meters above sea level. One of the most important mountains in Urubamba.
You will also get a great view of the Pyramid of Pakaritampu, which according to new researchs have given more knowledge on the winter solstice (June 21st), by which it has been linked to the mythical foundation of the Inca Empire.
The route was important for the Incas not only for beeing the quarry where stone was taken, but because this path will allow you to experience a little adventure.
This trek is an alternative to the classic inca trail when spots are sold out