Everybody wants to travel to Cusco to know the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu; but did you know that there are two new tourist attractions located in the district of Andahuaylillas that you will also love them, we refer to the Q’omercocha Lake and Muyucancha Sector in Cusco.
Q’omercocha and Muyucancha’s Details
Both tourist places were added recently to the list of attractions that cannot be missed during a trip to the Imperial City. And both the Q’omercocha Lake and Muyucancha in Cuzco will dazzle you with the extraordinary beauty of its landscapes.
They are perfect for experiential tourism, with these walks you will have the opportunity to learn a little more about the culture and customs of the Andean communities of Cusco. In addition, you can make horseback riding and adventure sports such as cycling and canoeing.
The Q’omercocha Lake and Muyucancha are part of the Andean Baroque Route and South Valley circuit, because it has received more than one million visitors. This route has the main objective of promoting the protection of the environment, a measure that involves all of us.
The Route of the Andean Baroque and South Valley will also allow you to know the 4 most emblematic churches of Cuzco These are: The Company of Jesus (Plaza de Armas of Cusco), San Pedro Apostle (Andahuaylillas), San Juan Bautista (Huaro) and the Chapel of the Virgen de la Candelaria.
The incorporation of these places to the great list of tourist attractions of Peru, thanks to the project “Recovery of the ecosystem with ecotourism potential and scenic beauty”; financed by the Minam + CAF of the Ministry of the Environment and the Regional Government of Cusco.
Thanks to this project, it was possible to recover the beauty of this ecosystem, restore its vegetal coverage, and implement pedestrian accesses, viewpoints and even rest areas. In this way, the community members of the area seek to increase the number of visitors.
The authorities in charge have stated that the goal for the next 5 years is for these places to grow rapidly. Therefore, various offers have been implemented with which it is expected to greatly encourage tourism; together with caring for the environment and taking advantage of biodiversity in a responsible manner.
Now you know! Complement your trip to Machu Picchu by adding other tourist places in your visit to Cusco. Visit the Q’omercocha lake and the Muyucancha sector in Cuzco, remember that those are a great alternative to relax on your holidays or during those family getaways. And as for accommodation, we recommend the Casa del Sol Machu Picchu Hotel, the best of the hotels in Aguas Calientes Cuzco, there you will enrich your experience of traveling to the Inca citadel.