Highlights

Map This package is one of the less known, a little traveled route, unconventional but a sacred adventure, magical since the archaeological center of Choquequirao is the twin brother of Machupicchu although perhaps larger. To get there you must hike 27 km, crossing rivers, mountains, valleys etc. So the tour is demanding but beautifully satisfying and of unforgettable adventure.

  • • Chuquiska
  • • Choquequirao

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Itinerary

  • Duration: 4 days & 3 nights
  • Countries: (1) south central Peru
  • Experiences: Easy
  • Ages: 8 - 65
  • Starting Point: Cusco
  • Ending Point: Cusco
Introduction

In this 4-day tour you will have the opportunity to know more Inca history, other unconventional landscapes, horseshoe paths, mountain peaks, native villages like Cachora and Chiqiska among others. Choquequirao is an archaeological center of Inca domination, it is located at a rich environment in biodiversity and was a key point for the Inca economical-religious administration.

Day

 You will be picked up from the hotel in Cusco city at 6:00 am to start the journey to the village of Cachora; on the way we will stop for a moment to appreciate the archaeological remains of Tarawasi from the bus, then continue to the Cunyac bridge, between the states of Cusco and Apurimac; then we will pass through the districts of Curawasi and Saywite to finally arrive at Cachora (at about 10:00 am). From there we will start our adventure trekking along a gentle slope path to get to the Capuliyoc pass (2.800 meters asl) where we will have lunch after two hours of hiking; then we will go to the village of Chiquiska (1.930 meters asl). The entire descent route is a landscape that is impressive and beautiful, with a warm weather. In this place we will have our first camp.

  • Night in campsite
  • Included: Professional guide | Lunch and dinner | Transportation Cusco-Cachora | Kitchen equipment | Chef

EXTRA ACTIVITY: No time is available.

After a reinvigorating breakfast at 5:00 am, we will continue with our package, towards Rosalina beach (1.550 meters above sea level), then climb a slope very early in the direction of Santa Rosa (2.100 meters asl. Then we will have lunch. This route is the most difficult, which we will do in 3 hours, and then ascend to Maranpata (2.850 meters asl) which is a smoother climb; during this journey you will be able to appreciate all the route of the first day and the vegetation that exists there. Then cross a linear section towards Sunchupata; at this place we’ll have our camp near to the archaeological complex of Choquequirao.

  • Night in Campsite
  • Included: Professional guide | Breakfast, lunch and dinner | Camping equipment | Kitchen equipment | Chef | First aid kit

EXTRA ACTIVITY: No time is available

Very early after breakfast that will be at 5:00 am, we will head to Choquequirao, an hour of hiking to be able to see the sunrise there. This site will be a 3-hour tour always accompanied by a professional guide who will aptly explain about this important Inca refuge. Later, at an agreed time we will begin the return to Sunchupata and begin descending to Santa Rosa, there we’ll have lunch, and then downwards to Rosalina beach, which will take an hour; Getting there…

  • Night in Campsite
  • Included: Professional guide | Breakfast, lunch and dinner | Entrance ticket to Choquequirao | Kitchen equipment | Chef | First aid kit

EXTRA ACTIVITY: No time is available

A fortifying breakfast will be served in Chiquiska at 6:00 am and then we will continue with the return to Cachora, appreciating the impressive Apurimac canyon. In the afternoon we will go to the thermo-medicinal baths of Qonoq, for an hour of relax; we continue in our bus to Cusco city, arriving at 8:00 pm for the transfer to the hotel and the completion of our package.

  • Night in Hotel
  • Included: Professional guide | Breakfast and lunch | Transportation Cachora - Cusco | Kitchen equipment | Chef

EXTRA ACTIVITY: No time is available.

NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS FLEXIBLE FOR YOU TO MAKE CHANGES ACCORDING TO YOUR TIME AND NEED.

Pricing

Please know you can change or modify these tours however you deem necessary as all Machu Picchu Adventure itineraries are crafted just for you, to suit your individual interests and schedules. Interest in getting this trip completely customized.
Travel Prices Note
1 Classic Travel $ 549.00 USD
2 Luxury Travel $ 859.00 USD
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