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Yuncaypata (alternative trail)

A route with a lot of history and Inca culture. It starts in the same place where the "Yuncaypata" trail begins but it takes another direction and connects us with the "Inkilltambo Inca Complex" or "Temple of the Moon" and "Choquequirao Puquio", through ancestral Inca trails and used until today to mobilize (Qhapaq ñan trails).

It has a distance of 5km. It's characterized for being a smooth trail, with views of impressive Inca monuments, but with several technical parts and many fun pedaling parts.


It has 40% downhill, 30% flat pedaling and 30% uphill. 

Difficulty: intermediate/advanced / Blue 
Trail distance: 5 km 
Altitude starting point (Abra de Qorao): 3776 m.a.s.l.
Altitude of arrival point (Choquequirao Puquio archeological complex): 3472 m.a.s.l.
Elevation gain in descent: 304 m

**Travel time to the starting point is 40 minutes by car and 1:30 hours cycling from Cusco's Main Square.

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