K'uychi Rumi is a pleasant rustic lodge, well within reach of many Sacred Valley Inca sites. It's about an hour from Cusco and 90 minutes by road and train from Machu Picchu. You can spend your time here exploring on foot, on two wheels or on horseback and visit nearby Andean villages for a slice of local life.
Set in pretty gardens, you'll find seven self-contained lodges. They have a certain rustic appeal characterised by wooden beams, chunky wooden furniture, and wooden and flagstone flooring throughout. Each has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a lounge with a cosy open fire, small kitchen and a patio and balcony overlooking the established gardens. The lodges are well spaced and private and have free WiFi. There is also an octagonal communal building equipped with a flat screen TV and a covered outdoor dining area.
K'uychi Rumi is perfectly placed for visiting the archaelogical sites of Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Moray. It also presents the opportunity to visit some of the nearby towns and villages.
Open: All year. K'uychi Rumi is also used as part of the Lares Cultural Trek (March to December)
Location: Near the town of Urubamba in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Rooms: Guests are accommodated in 7 self contained casitas. Each has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, a lounge area and kitchenette spread over 2 floors. Each casita can sleep six. Rooms feature rustic wooden furniture, woven fabrics and earthy colours. Complimentary WiFi is available in each lodge.
Activities: A wide range including hiking, horse riding, mountain biking. You can visit villages and view colonial architecture and historic sites. Excursions to see traditional skills such as weaving and pottery can be arranged.
Facilities: The lodge is set in a pretty and well-established garden. There is a main building where there is a communal lounge, TV and a covered outdoor dining area.
Dining: Each lodge has a small kitchen where you can prepare your own meals. Alternatively the lodge offers simple style cooking which you can enjoy in the dining area.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: This is a non-malarial area
Communication: There is complimentary internet access.
Trek across mountain passes, see life in rural villages, stay in lovely lodges and experience the thrill of that first sight of Machu Picchu.