Choquequirao Trek 4 Days / 3 Nights
Coquequirao Trek is the classic Route is a four days and 3 nights the hike to choquequirao tha starts and finishes in Capuyoc.
Choquequirao trek is a 58km, It can be done as a separate trek or coneccion with hiking to Machupicchu a hike to machuicchu will require 8 to 9 days. The clasic route is choquequirao trek 4 days and 3 nights, choquequirao is knowns how Little sister of machu picchu. the main reason it being unknown is its location and difficulty to get there.
Choquequirao complex is quite big, you need one day to explore it. The structure of choquequirao is similar to machu picchu, terraces ans masive walls. The reasons why it as abandoned are unknows.
Choquequirao trek is not a high altitude hike, the highest you go will trek is 3000 masl.
Importantly you will have stay in cusco for one or two days before, you will be enough acclimatized for this trek.
Day 1: Cusco- Cachora – Chiquisqa.
To start this adventure, we will pick you up at the hotel between 5:00 am to 5:30 am, to depart to Cachora for a 4 hours, The first point for trek is capuliyoc it is located at an altitude of 3,100 masl. we will down to valle apurimac you can will see mountain, landspace, flora and fauna.
we will trek for 5 hours toward Chiquisqa, the first camp site is here, here you will have the firts dinner with all the people in the group.
Day 2: Chiquisqa –Playa Rosalinda – Santa Rosa – Sunchupata.
On the second day of the walk you will have to get up early, For breakfast and continue with the walk towards the playa Rosalinda located at 1550masl from the playa Rosalinda we will ascend towards Santa Rosa where you will have a lunch prepared by the chefs.
You can Take a nap we will continue towards sunchupata for a time of 3 hours there you will have a dinner and being camp this day you will have to rest early since the next day you will visit clasquirao.
Day 3: Sunchupata Choquequirao – Chiquisqa.
Very early in the morning the guide will meet us for breakfast, and continue with the 1-hour hike until we reach Choquequirao and enjoy the beautiful view there you will have 3 hours to tour and receive the guide’s explanations, take a photo.
Choquequirao is located In the Salkantay mountain range, from the place you can see the Vilca Bamba mountain range, the last city where the Incas took refuge, you will also enjoy the beautiful view of the Rio Blanco and Apurimac River, it is an incredible sight, do not hesitate to visit.
During the tours to Choquequirao, you will be see the beautiful platforms, Our guide tell you for return to shunchupata for a delicious lunch awaits you prepared by our team of chefs, and continue the down hill walk to the Playa Rosalinda laya and then ascend to the 3rd Chiquisqa camp , where you will have dinner and spend the 3rd night.
Day 4: Chiquisqa – Capuliyoc – Cachora – Cusco.
After delicius last breakfast , you will can walking, from chiqusiqa to Capulichayoc, for a time of 5 hours, the driver will be waiting for the arrival, ours chefs prepare our last lunch, after lunch you will board the car to return to Cusco by 4 hours and end the tours.
- Pick up from hotel, transportation to Cachora / capuliyoc.
- Professional English guide.
- Breakfasts, lunches, dinners
- Camping equipment
- Entrance to Choquequirao
- Horses (That will take the tents, feeding, kitchen equipment).
- Pick up from Capuliyoc, transport to Cusco.
- First-aid kit.
Does not Included:
- sleeping bag.
- Walking sticks
- Extra horse.
- First breakfast.
- Last lunch.
- Expenses not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Original passport
- Important for you trek
- Sleeping bag
- hiking boots
- Warm clothes
- Head Lamp
- Camera and extra bateries.
- Insect repelent
- Toilet paper
- Small Towel
- Personal medical kit.