Mountain Biking with Conde Travel

Mountain biking history There´s a lot of history and information floating around about the origins of mountain bking, some that´s recognized and some that depends on who has the best publics relations firm. Mountain biking would have happened somewhere, and it did. Did it begin...

Rafting with Conde Travel

Rafting It is interesting to note that whitewater rafting was one of the earliest forms of transportation. It was not only used for carrying people but also for transferring goods from one place to another. However, it became quite popular as a form of leisure activity in the...
Quechua family Pisac

Around Pisac

– The botanic garden The botanic garden can be found in a nice colonial setting, you cant find this in any other classic tourist circuits. It is made by Felipe Marín Moreno in 1917, a peruvian explorer and botanist.  His collection was built up over the years through...
Market of Pisac

Pisac

The market The Pisac market is located 35 km. from Cusco, the town draws a lot of travellers to its popular sunday market when indigenous Quechua communities from the surrounding highlands come to Pisac to sell their products and stock up on supplies for the week. The market is...
Pichingoto

Pichingoto

  Pichingoto is a Quechua community, dwelling at the base of the mountain Qoriq’aqya in the sacred valley, to get there one has to go on from the Salineras through the path heading towards the northwest and following a small valley. Some scholars suggest that the name...
Moray

Moray

Scholars say that Moray comes from the Quechua word Aymoray, that means harvest of corn, other say that it derivates from the word Muyu Uray that means down and rounded. This impressive site is located almost 2 hr northwest from Cusco, along the route from Pisac to Ollantaytambo....
Maras Cusco

Maras

The main attractions of this area are the salt mines, the colonial church and the great scenery with the Andean mountains. The access is through a poorly maintained dirt road but the ride it’s worth it. The town was founded by the spanish Pedro Ortiz de Orue, who named it as...
Lares hotsprint Cusco

Lares

The route of Lares is one of the best off the beaten path that takes you through some amazing scenery.  It takes takes you away from the crowded inca trail, along the way travelers have the chance to see how the very rural people live in this part of the Andes, it’s possible to...
Abra Malaga

Abra Malaga

This spectacular route begins west of Ollantaytambo, in the Sacred Valley, the access goes into the narrow valley of the river Tancca, over the eastern slope of the snow cape Veronica (5350 mt). As travellers get higher, the road shows us the grass and herds of andean camelidaes...
Chinchero tour

Chinchero

This small Andean village is located 30 km. northwest of Cusco in the province of Urubamba, at 3,762 mt. overlooking the snow capes of Veronica, Salkantay and Soray. The town mainly contains mud brick houses, and the constructions still remain like in ancient times. Conde travel...