Cusco has rivers, mountains, valleys, lagoons and paths to carry out all kinds of adventure sports such as: hiking trails, cycling, canoeing, paragliding, zipline and much more. Most adventure sports take place in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, an area of great historical importance for the Incas.
Within Machu Picchu there are hiking routes to the upper parts of the mountain that dominates the place. Perhaps the most famous of all is the route to the top of the Huayna Picchu. To do this route you must buy the ticket ‘Machu Picchu with Huayna Picchu’ or purchase a tour to this destination.
All adventure tours in Cusco and the Sacred Valley of the Incas have professional guides who help visitors with no experience in the practice of adventure sports such as: cycling, canoeing, rock climbing, etc. Therefore, no experience is required to take these tours.
In theory, it is possible to do some adventure sports in Cusco, such as cycling or hiking trails. However, definitely, the best option is to take a tour with an authorized tourism agency. All tours include safety equipment as well as professional guides.
Anyone can do adventure tours in Cusco. The most recommended is to have at least more than 8 years. Older adults must be in good physical condition.