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Choquequirao Trek Basic 4 Days

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Pass By: Cusco Cathedral, Portal Belen Plaza de Armas, Cusco 08002 Peru
We leave the city of Cusco at 6:00 in the morning, in the direction of the village of Cachora, (2850msnm) from where we begin our trek. We trek for around 3 hours until the place called Capuliyoc, where we can see in the distance the archaelogical site of Choquequiraw, in the canyon of APURIMAC where we take our lunch. Afterwards, we continue our descent for about 3 hours more to our campsite at Chiquisá (1950msnm).

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping


Pass By: Ruinas de Choquequirao, Cachora Peru
After breakfast, very early, we return to the trek, descending until the Puente Rosarinas where we cross the Apurímac river to begin the ascent to our first rest stop, Santa Rosa. Here we can enjoy chicha de caña (cambray) and after continue climbing until the small village of Maranpata where we will have lunch with a beautiful view. Afterwards, we continue to our campsite at Choquequirao (2850msnm). If the tourists feel they have energy, they can visit the archaelogical site in the afternoon, where they can see the sunset and have the first explanation, later descending to the campsite.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping


Pass By: Ruinas de Choquequirao, Cachora Peru
On this day, after we are satisfied with our visit of Choquequirao, we begin our return trip by the same route towards Maranpata. We descend until the Apurimac river from where we make our ascent to Chiquisca; there we can take a cold shower to relax from the heat. We have our lunch and continue our climb until we reach our campsite, Cocamasana.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping


Pass By: Cusco 08007, Peru
On this day, we contiue climbing for some 3 hours until the view point of Capuliyoc where we can see for the last time the Inca construction of Choquequirao and we can say farewell. Later we continue our trek in the direction of Cachora where we will have our last lunch and say goodbye to our staff that helped us, and take the bus to return to Cusco. We leave you at your hotel. End of services.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
One or two days before begin your trek we will meeting at the briefing at your hotel to explain about
your hike, We will need all your information about your Hotel in Cusco
Departure Time
4:00 AM
4 days
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • 4x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • An explanation two days before departing
  • Tranport in private bus to the start of the trek
  • Transfer to your hotel on return
  • Meals according to the program (Vegetarian available)
  • Boiled water on all days for your bottles
  • Snacks before walking
  • Camping tents for 2 and 4 persons depending on the requirements
  • Camping equipment, dining tents, kitchen, tables, chairs
  • Cook and assistent cook
  • Kitchen/eating utensils
  • Pack animals (mules and horses) to carry the baggage and equipment
  • Emergency horse
  • Wranglers to care for the pack animals
  • Professional guide who speaks English, Spanish and Quechua
  • Assistant guide for groups larger than 8 people
  • Entrance tickets to Choquequirao
  • First aid equipment and oxygen tank
  • Breakfast the first day
  • Dinner the last day
  • Tips for personnel: guide, cook, wranglers (according to their job)
  • Sleeping bags (they can be rented in the office)
  • If you would like to rent an additional horse, the cost is $10 per day
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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