The Pachatusan Trek (aka “The Plan”)

With gear and provisions for a two-day trek, we take a taxi from Cusco to the next town called Huasao (pronounced Wah-sah-oh) to begin our hike. From there, we (plan to) head up, up, and up some more to a campsite just shy of the summit of Pachatusan. On day two we (plan to) skirt around the summit and down into the next valley (the Sacred Valley), and grab a short ride back to our home in Pisac.

My companions for this informal trek are my friends Silvia, and Miguel (with whom I’ve hiked to Machu Picchu, Lares Hot Springs, and Kinsa Cocha).

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