5day Choquequirao Trek

Choquequirao

This 5day Choquequirao Trek will allow you to stay longer time exploring the Choquequirao archeological site.

Tour Specifications:

  • Elevation: 3000m. / 9842.52ft.
  • Tour Package: 5day Choquequirao Trek
  • Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
  • Type of Tour: Alternative Trek
  • Group Size: Private Tour starting with 1 person

  • Departures Day: Daily departures are available during the year.
  • Difficulty degree of this Trek: Challenging due to the altitude, we recommend a period of at least 2 days for acclimatization in Cusco or over 3000m/9840ft.

Itinerary

Day1: Cachora – Coca masana – Playa Rosalina:

We leave from Cusco early in the morning. Approx. at 7:30 we arrive in Cachora (2,900m asl), a typical Andean town where we meet the rest of our trekking team. After a well deserved breakfast we start a two-hour trek to Capuliyoc (2,915m). On the way we get our first views of the Apurimac Valley stretching below and of the snow-capped peaks of Padrayoc and Wayna Cachora (5,482m). Afterwards we descend through the eastern slopes of the Andes to reach Coca Masana (2,330m). The temperature becomes higher and the flora and fauna begin to change. Finally we arrive at Playa Rosalina (Rosalina Beach) at 1,550m, where we camp beside the raging Apurimac River.

Day2: Playa Rosalina – Choquequirao:

Again we get up very early to start, after the breakfast, our walk to reach Choquequirao.
Before midday we reach the archaeological site and we get to know it step by step, the great ability and intelligence which had the people who constructed this vestige which makes us seeing again the glorious time of Inca empire.
Admiring the beauty and with our heads full of ideas, we observe dauntless the condors flying, which around 3 p.m. appear in area of Choquequirao when they fly to higher zones.
Later we take a route to Raqypata where we camp and after dinner we pass the night.

Day3: Choquequirao all day:

That day we dedicate ourselves exclusively to enjoy all the magic of history and splendor of Choquequirao, with a guided visit and time to know whole the site with its 8 sectors, like barns, houses temples and also we will observe the three levels of the excavated ruins of this late Inca-town, like the ruin in progress of excavation and finally unexplored areas that can tell us about this last refuge of the oppressed inca empire terraces. Again, like in the morning this afternoon we have the opportunity to enjoy the majestic flight of condors which with big luck will pass very close to you. In the afternoon we will return to our campsite to have our lunch and then rest and enjoy the quietness of Choquequirao.

Day4: Choquequirao -Santa Rosa – Chiquiska:

After crossing the hanging bridge over the Apurímac River we will begin to ascend towards Santa Rosa, where the vegetation will become abundant and the weather hotter. We will reach Marampata where we will pay a visit to the Citadel of Choquequirao; then we will continue to the sector of Chiquiska for camping.

Day5: Chiquiska – Cachora – Cusco:

Early in the morning after breakfast we continue to climbing 4 hours more aproximately until Mirador Capuliyoq.
After that we will continue to arrive to Cachora town on hike we can appreciate again the majestic Padreyoq snow hat decorate the Apurimac Canyon.

The following is what is included in this trek:

  • Collection from your hotel in the morning and transfer in private bus to Cachora (starting point of the trail).
  • Reliable, knowledgeable, and friendly guides (English and Spanish)
  • Meals are full board. Including: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 4 dinners served with drinks.
  • Triple three season Eureka tents for 2 people, lots of space for your personal stuff.
  • Cooking gear, dinning utensils, food supplies.
  • Thick, comfy sleeping mats provided for free.
  • Cooking Tent
  • Pack mules for the company equipment & your personal stuff.
  • 1 emergency horse for every 6 people
  • Horsemen (1 for 4 mules )
  • Accommodation and food for our guides, cook, horsemen.
  • First-aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
  • Entrance Ticket to Choquequirao.

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED:

  • Last lunch.
  • Entrance fee to hot springs. (10 soles)
  • Sleeping bag. You can rent it USD $ 5.00 per day.

Tour Price: The tour prices with discount listed below apply when you book two weeks in advance as minimum and are based on the number of people that books the tour together.

5day Choquequequirao Trek
Number of people 1 person 2 people 3 people 4 people 5 people+
Price per Person $1100.00 $550.00 $500.00 $450.00 $400.00

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