Get ready for high altitude adventure on this 6-hour tour from Cusco into the Sacred Valley to enjoy stand up paddle boarding on Lake Piuray at more than 9,800 feet (3,000 meters) in the Andes. Up Paddle in Piuray Lake at 3 thousand meters above sea level surrounded by mountains full of “Incan Andenes” agricultural platform) and the traditional town of Chincheros. Enjoy an amazing view of Salkantay peak.
After pickup at your Cusco hotel at 8am, travel in a private vehicle for roughly an hour into the Sacred Valley to reach the town of Chincheros and Lake Piuray. Your adventure starts with a safety briefing and introduction to paddle techniques on land, practice your skills in the lake which has no current or waves and no high wind. As you practice, take time to appreciate the Andes all around you, including 20,574 foot (6,271 meter) Salkantay which is one of the tallest mountains in Peru. According to your skills, paddle board on the lake for 1.5 hours covering 3 miles (5 km) before returning to Cusco in your private vehicle, arriving back at your hotel around 2pm.A typical Pachamanca meal of meat and potatoes cooked in the ground using hot stones can be arranged (additional cost).