The community has about 200 families, its main activity is agriculture and livestock, with grazing Andean camelids, sheep and cattle, the extensive livestock they have, is vastly engaged textil and crafts.
Its original name Patabampa, Quechua word meaning “plain or level place.” Formerly it was the ayllu of Patabampa that land reform became community populated until today maintains many of its customs and traditions.
This community has a natural scenic viewpoint to the Sacred Valley of the Incas Sacred Valley called balcony, which is considered one of the most beautiful natural privileges.
The archaeological site of Huchuy Qosqo.Located 3,550 meters above sea level. Comes from the Quechua word meaning (small Cusco), but was also known as Q´acyacawana which in Spanish means (where the Thunder look) historically known as the Inca Viracocha place, according to the legends who died here. In colonial times a mummy here is attributed to the same character, and that in turn was burned by Francisco Pizarro found.
Duration: full day.
Altitude: 3,600 – 4,500 masl
Communities: Patabamba (Coya and Lamay)
Recommended season to visit: March to December.
Additional Community Services:
Lodging: 26 beds – 10 home rural-stays.
Restaurant: Dining rooms of home stays. Capacity 35 people.